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  • Jeremy Bento

    Jeremy Bento
    Jeremy Bento joined us in 2010 with thirty years of accounting experience. His undergraduate is in Accounting and MBA is in Financial Management. Mr. Bento is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals, Nonprofit Financial Managers, Financial Executive Networking Group, and the Institute of Management Accountants. His hobbies include appreciation of small stage theatre, reading, walking, volunteering and spending time with his family. Jeremy’s genealogical interest lies in the family names of Bicknell, Chamberlain, Cutler, Eustis, Stone and Wheat. You can contact Jeremy by e-mail at or by phone at 617-226-1264.

    Michelle Major
    Human Resources

    Michelle Major

    Michelle Major became the Human Resources/ Account Receivables Coordinator in January of 2007. Her many years in non-profit include Retail Manager at the Bostonian Society and seventeen years at the Boston Museum of Science in many different functions. She received her degree in Business Management/ Human Resources Concentration from Marian Court College. Michelle enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, history, and generally spending time with her family. Michelle, her husband George, and her son George Jr. live in Swampscott. You can contact Michelle by e-mail at

    Michael Forbes

    Michael Forbes

    Michael joined the staff of New England Historic Genealogical Society in 2003. Michael worked for Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, in Boston for ten years before coming to NEHGS. He is a native of Boston and attended Bentley College in Waltham. You can email Michael at or contact him by phone at 617-226-1254.

    Megan Peterson
    Accounts Payable Associate

    Megan Peterson

    Megan joined NEHGS in August 2013. She attended Wheaton College in Norton, MA and received a B.A. in Economics. Growing up in Maine, she often visited Boston and is thrilled to be living here in Massachusetts now. Megan enjoys music, photography, baking, and all kinds of craft projects.

    You can contact Megan by email at

    Emma Brightbill
    Accounts Receivable Associate

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    Emma joined NEHGS in May 2014. She received a B.A. in Arts Administration andArt History from Simmons College, Boston. Originally from Maine, Emma enjoys architecture, music and the history of paper.

    You can contact Emma by email at

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