flowersThe Carleton-Willard Village Board of Trustees is composed of local community, business, and professional leaders who help guide us in carrying out our mission of unsurpassed excellence in long term care. This voluntary board gives freely of its time, establishing our mission, policies, and strategic direction.

John E. Cupples, Board Chair Expand

John E. Cupples is a retired healthcare executive with forty years of leadership and consulting experience in a broad variety of healthcare settings. John has held senior management positions in community health, academic medical centers, long term care, and rehabilitation hospitals. In addition, John has served in volunteer board capacities in affordable housing, urban development, elderly service organizations, and a variety of community organizations. Most recently he led a consulting enterprise working with community health centers and related organizations in implementing strategic objectives improving the effectiveness of community health.

Thomas F. Woodhouse, Vice Chairman Expand

Tom Woodhouse has been Managing Partner at PRIO Wealth since 2001 and has been in the investment business for over 30 years. PRIO manages over $3.5 billion of investments for high net worth individuals and non-profit organizations. He has obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional designations. Tom received undergraduate degrees from St. Lawrence University and Columbia University as part of a combined math and mechanical engineering program. He received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. A resident of Boston, Tom is married to Anne-Marie and has two grown children. He is also a board member of Swan Point Cemetery in Providence.

William W. Jackson, Treasurer Expand

Bill Jackson’s firm, William Jackson Associates, Inc., specializes in organizing and managing project teams (architects, engineers, contractors, vendors, etc.) to successfully renovate existing buildings and/or build new facilities. Current clients include St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Chatham, the Rural Land Foundation of Lincoln, the Worcester Diocese and Emerson Hospital. Previous experience has included responsibility for the master planning and development of suburban office/R&D parks, historic renovations and project management services for numerous clients such as Bionostics, Concord Country Club, Sports Medicine North (Orthopedic Surgical Center) and the Sage School. Bill graduated from Duke University with a BA in Economics and Public Policy and from Harvard with a Master’s in City and Regional Planning. In addition to Carleton-Willard, Bill was on the board of Middlesex Savings Bank and is Past President of the Concord Business Partnership.

Adrienne Smith, Esq., Clerk Expand

Prior to her retirement in 2018, Adrienne Smith was a shareholder and Director of Rice, Heard & Bigelow, Inc., which is a privately owned firm of private trustees. Before joining the firm in 1998, she was a partner in the law firm of Hutchins & Wheeler. Her legal practice was concentrated in the areas of estate planning and trust administration.

Adrienne was a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and co-authored, with John H. Clymer and Katherine Babson, a two-volume treatise, Massachusetts Estate Planning, Will Drafting, and Probate & Trust Administration.

Adrienne was an American Field Service exchange student to Sweden for a year prior to attending Wellesley College, from which she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and English. She received her JD cum laude from Boston University School of Law. Adrienne and her husband, Mark Gluesing, live in Needham, Massachusetts.

Christopher R. Anderson Expand

Christopher R. Anderson has been employed at the Massachusetts High Technology Council, Inc. (MHTC) since 1984, serving as the Council’s President since 2001. Chris is responsible to the Board of Directors for the successful development and implementation of public policy programs and initiatives in Massachusetts and in Washington, D.C. on behalf of technology companies, professional services firms, and academic and research institutions dedicated to creating and sustaining conditions that support investment and job growth in Massachusetts. In December 2003, he became president of the Massachusetts Defense Technology Initiative, a subsidiary of MHTC and a public-private partnership that led the Commonwealth’s successful efforts to preserve Hanscom Air Force Base and Natick Soldier Systems Center. Additional affiliations for Chris include the American Bar Association; Honorary Commander, 653rd Electronic Systems Wing, Hanscom AFB, MA; appointed member of the state Board of Education in 2005, having served as the Chairman from 2006 – 2008, and the Chairman at Lawrence Catholic Academy. Chris holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a law degree from Suffolk University School of Law. Chris and his family reside in Westford, MA.  

Malcolm Creighton, MD Expand

Mac Creighton is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Chair of Hospital Based Specialties for Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey’s Burlington ER is a Level One Trauma center seeing over 45,000 patients a year. Mac has had the privilege of being an Emergency Physician at Lahey since 1987. He is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and the Milton S Hershey Residency in Emergency Medicine. Mac lives in Carlisle with his wife Jeannette and several of his adult children who seem to be returning home at an alarming rate.

Therese Cunningham Expand

Therese Cunningham is Chief Financial Officer at Middlesex School in Concord, MA. Prior to joining Middlesex in 1995, she was a Senior Associate at Coopers & Lybrand, responsible for overall audit engagement strategy, determining the appropriate audit procedures and techniques, and managing the audit team. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Cunningham graduated from University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. with a concentration in accountancy.

William W. Gallagher, III Expand

Bill Gallagher is recently retired from a long career in the insurance industry, which included founding the still-operating Boston-based firm William Gallagher Associates. Earlier in his career he worked at two large global brokers, Marsh & McLennan and Willis (formerly Corroon and Black). Bill grew up in Weston, Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard College with a degree in economics. While at Harvard he entered Naval Officer Candidate School and was subsequently assigned to the destroyer USS John Paul Jones. Bearing the name of the “father of the U S Navy” the ship and its crew were often called upon for ceremonies and dedications at home and abroad. From a bridge dedication in Lubec, Maine to a celebration of the Jamaican Independence; from Tangier to Malta, Crete and many places in between, he traveled the world. More travel, this time inland in the US, led him to his future wife Karen. After marriage they settled in Weston where they have lived ever since. They have two daughters and a son as well as three granddaughters, all living nearby. Bill and Karen spend summers in West Bath, Maine on the New Meadows River, a salt-water estuary that feeds into Casco Bay. Bill plays tennis as well as golf, ski, and he skates a bit, but his real passion is being on any kind of boat on any kind of water. He has been a longtime member of CWV’s Board of Trustees and was Chair from 1999-2002. He is also on the board of a revolutionary-era small house museum in Weston, the Golden Ball Tavern and in the past has served as a trustee of Noble and Greenough School.

John Glaser, Ph.D. Expand

John is an Executive-in-Residence at the Harvard Medical School Executive Education. He is a former senior vice president of population health, at Cerner Corporation. Previously he was chief executive officer of Siemens Heath Services. Prior to Siemens, John was chief information officer at Partners HealthCare.

John was the founding chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the past-president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He is a former Chair of the Board of the American Telemedicine Association and a former Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Digital Health, World Economic Forum. He was a Senior Advisor to the US Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, federal department of Health and Human Services.

John serves on the boards of Carleton-Willard Village, the Scottsdale Institute, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Lumeon, Wellsheet, and Relatient.

John has received numerous industry awards including the John P. Glaser Innovation Award (established by the School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center), William B. Stead Thought Leadership Award (American Medical Informatics Association) and the Lifetime Achievement Award (CHIME).

John received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has written over 200 articles and three books on the strategic application of IT in health care. He is on the faculty of the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics and the Harvard School of Public Health. He was previously on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Paul Harrison, Jr. Expand

Paul lives in West Acton, MA with his wife Jeanne Abboud.  He recently retired from a forty-four year career at Middlesex School in Concord, MA where he taught history and coached soccer for thirty-five years, and served as a  senior advancement officer for the final nine years. He is a graduate of Moorestown Friends School in Moorestown, NJ and earned a B.A. and M.S. degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. Paul and Jeanne have two children, Sam in Durango, CO and Nina in Bozeman, MT.

Rev. John C. Lombard, D. Min. Expand

Having served 40 years as an ordained parish minister, more than half as Senior Minister in the Trinitarian Congregational Church (United Church of Christ), Concord, MA, the Reverend Dr. John Lombard along with his wife, Janet, a world language teacher, retired to Stow, MA in 2017. He graduated with a BA from Colby College, an MA from the University of Wisconsin, and a certificate in Gerontology from the University of New Hampshire. John received his professional training with an MDiv from Yale Divinity School and a DMin from the Boston University School of Theology. Prior to settling in Massachusetts, he pastored UCC churches in Torrington, CT and Portsmouth, NH. In retirement, John serves as the Metropolitan Boston Area Annuitant Visitor for the Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ. He remains active in a number of fraternal, religious, and civic groups, especially notable the Rotary Club of Concord, along with service as a trustee on a couple area boards. He and his wife enjoy international travel, spending family time with two daughters and three grandchildren in the VA/DC/MD area, outdoor recreation, bicycling, reading, and time in Kennebunkport, Maine, home to both of them and their families.

Ruth W. Piper Expand

Ruth Piper left Canada to get a graduate science education degree from Harvard and simultaneously acquired a husband from Concord where they have lived ever since. She taught at high schools in Lexington and Concord, acquired an MBA degree, raised two children, and was a supporting traveler during her husband’s long teaching career at Harvard Business School. She has been Moderator of her church, a Sunday school teacher for many years, Chairman of Carleton-Willard Village Board of Trustees, an officer in Concord organizations, and is presently operating a small interior design business while enjoying five grandchildren – all of whom live within a mile of her home.

James A. Saltonstall Expand

Jim Saltonstall retired in 2008 from Middlesex School, Concord, MA, where he served for 40 years as a teacher (French and Economics), coach, dorm head and, for 25 years, as business manager. As business manager, he was responsible for budgets and financial accountability, buildings and grounds, human resources and he worked on many special projects with the head of school and trustees. In addition to his board work at Carleton-Willard, Jim has served on the boards of Lowell Habitat, the International Grenfell Association and Communities for Restorative Justice in Concord. Jim graduated from Harvard with a BA in French and he has a Master’s degree in Education and an MBA from Boston University. He lives in Carlisle with his wife Bridget. They have two grown children and five grandchildren. Jim enjoys skiing, sailing, gardening and doing outdoor work around the house.

Ann Marie Teuber Expand

Ann Marie Teuber is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She worked for the not-for-profit agency, Parenting Journey, in Somerville, MA for 25 years. She collaborated with colleagues to develop The Parenting Journey program. Currently, she sees clients for individual and couples therapy in her private practice. Ann Marie previously worked as a speech and language pathologist in schools, rehabilitation settings and in a group practice. In addition to Carleton-Willard, Ann Marie has served on the Mount St. Joseph Academy Board of Directors and was a founding member of The Hestia Fund, a philanthropic giving circle. At present she is a founding board of advisors member of the non-profit Resilient Sisterhood Project and former board chair. She is a graduate of Worcester State University, Boston University, and Emmanuel College. Ann Marie lives in Boston with her husband Bill; they have three daughters and seven grandsons.

Jeffrey R. Williams Expand

Jeffrey R. Williams is a corporate director and independent consultant with over 40 years experience in the financial services and education industries in Greater China.

In 2004, Jeff became the first foreigner to lead a Chinese bank — Shenzhen Development Bank — since the founding of the PRC. Previously, he had served in various roles for Citibank in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Shenzhen, and as the Taiwan general manager for American Express Company and Standard Chartered Bank. Most recently, Jeff was the inaugural Executive Director and General Manager of Harvard Center (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Harvard University’s base of operations in China.

In 1979-80 Jeff taught at Peking University, shortly after the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China and the United States.

Jeff has extensive experience at the board level in private and listed companies as well as non-profit organizations in Greater China and globally. Currently, he is an advisor to UBS Asset Management in Hong Kong and China, and a director of UBS SDIC Fund Management Company, Ltd. and UBS Asset Management (China) Ltd.. He is a trustee of the China Medical Board, a foundation board member of UBS Optimus Foundation, and governing council member of the Asian Corporate Governance Association. Jeff was formerly chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei and chairman of Taipei American School. He has been the President of the Harvard alumni clubs of Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Jeff graduated magna cum laude in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard College in 1978 and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1982. He is currently a research fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation of Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an associate at the Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. Jeff is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Christopher F. Wolf Expand

Chris retired as Chief Financial and Compliance Officer of Sverica Capital Management LLC, a private equity firm specializing in micro buy-outs. Prior to that he held a similar position at CambridgelightPartners, a seed-stage venture capital firm. During the majority of his career Chris was an audit partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he served middle-market clients in the consumer products, technology, financial services, and health care industries. Importantly, he served as audit partner to Carleton-Willard Village from 1982 into the mid 1990’s, and now brings both technical expertise and historical perspective to his role as a Trustee. Raised in the Midwest, Chris moved to the Boston area after graduation from the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Lexington with his wife, Katy. Their family includes three adult children and seven grandchildren. Chris and Katy enjoy biking, skiing, travel and Cape Cod.