Our Experts

Meet Our Experts

We have an established history of including in our work some of the brightest minds in the Commonwealth - from MassINC staff and board members to research partners and senior policy fellows.  The ability to assemble an impressive array of policy experts from various ideologies and disciplines in a non-partisan environment is unique to our think tank.

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Andy Sum
Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University
Guest Contributor
Andrew Sum has authored or co-authored numerous articles, monographs, and books on regional, national, and state labor markets, on the labor market behavior and problems of young adults and the role of education, literacy, and training in influencing the labor market experiences of adults.
Labor Market, Massachusetts Economy, Changing Demographics
Ben Forman
Research Director
MassINC
Ben Forman's public policy research background includes a concentration in urban policy, economic development strategies and housing policies. He is the lead researcher and program co-lead for MassINC's Gateway Cities program.
Gateway Cities, Urban Policy
Tony Broh
Principal and Founder, Broh Consulting Services LLC
Guest Contributor
C. Anthony Broh is the principal and founder of Broh Consulting Services LLC, which conducts administrative reviews and policy research in higher education. He was formerly the Director of Research for the Consortium on Financing Higher Education (COFHE) in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Family Financial Skills, Higher Education
Catherine Tumber is the author of Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America's Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World (MIT Press, 2012; paperback 2013). A historian and journalist, she is currently a visiting scholar at Northeastern University's School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, and a fellow of MassINC's Gateway Cities Innovation Institute.
Devin Cole
Director of Engagement and Programs, Boston World Partnerships
Guest Contributor

Devin Cole is Director of Engagement and Programs at Boston World Partnerships and the former manager of ONEin3 Boston at the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Devin also serves as President of the MassINC Associate Board.

Civic Engagement
Dorie Clark
President, Clark Strategic Communications
Guest Contributor
Dorie Clark, President of Clark Strategic Communications, is a marketing and communications consultant who has worked with clients ranging from Google to Yale University to the National Park Service.
President, E. C. Huff Group
Guest Contributor
Cam Huff brings almost 25 years of experience in the public sector as a financial and economic analyst, forecaster and manager.
Fiscal Responsibility
Greg Torres
President, MassINC
MassINC
As a former CEO, budget specialist and public sector manager, Greg Torres has three decades of fiscal management experience and expertise in the areas of public finance and budgeting, as well as health and human service delivery, and criminal justice.
Fiscal Responsibility
Associate Professor of Economics, Tufts University
Guest Contributor
K-12 Education
Jim Borghesani
President, PrimePoint Strategic Media
Guest Contributor
Jim Borghesani is president of PrimePoint Strategic Media, a firm providing media communication services to private and public-sector clients.

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Date: February 11, 2014
Introduction by Steve Koczela - MassINC Polling Group

Panel
Dan Kennedy (Moderator) - Northeastern University
Laura Amico – WBUR Learning Lab
John Bracken - The Knight Foundation
Charlie Kravetz - WBUR
Paul McMorrow - CommonWealth Magazine

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