In full transparency, the following is a press release submitted to SOURCE media.
FRAMINGHAM – Bethany Hill Place announced two new members joined its Board of Trustees this month, Kathryn Anastasia and Bruce Rhodes.
Anastasia recently retired from Regis College after 22 years serving as a faculty member, English undergraduate and graduate instructor, and student advisor. Prior to Regis, she supervised ESL teachers at Simmons College and was an instructor at Aquinas College. Anastasia holds teacher certifications in a variety of languages, including French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, and has participated as a delegate in several People to People International Travel Programs for students.
Rhodes is the Founder of Thought Leadership Ventures, a Framingham-based content strategy and marketing consultancy. Prior to establishing his firm, he held senior marketing positions at Harvard Business Review and MIT Technology Review. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Bruce has a B.S. degree from Duke University and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Anastasia and Rhodes were elected to the board in May 2021, with terms beginning this month.
They recently joined continuing board members for a virtual Board Retreat on September 9 ahead of incoming Board members’ first official meeting on September 16.
“This has been a challenging 18 months for everyone, especially families living in poverty. For them, the pandemic’s impact is far from over,” said Board Chair Leslie Bishop. “We’re thrilled to welcome Kathy and Bruce to our Board of Trustees, and I am confident that our board’s breadth of expertise and experience will ensure Bethany Hill Place is in a strong position to support our families through these challenging times and as they build skills focused on education, work, well-being, and long-term success.”
A secular nonprofit founded in 1994 and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Bethany Hill Place provides safe, affordable housing with educational, skill-building programming for 150 individuals annually. Serving adults, children, and families experiencing homelessness, addiction, mental health issues, chronic stress, and loss, the organization is dedicated to providing positive learning environments, developmental experiences, and skill-building opportunities that give residents a foundation for achieving independent, successful futures.