Advancement

American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff

Meghan E. Hallock
Vice President for Advancement
Meghan E. Hallock

Meghan Hallock joined NEHGS in May 2021 and brings more than 20 years of experience to lead the fundraising team at NEHGS. She comes to the organization from Northeastern University School of Law where she served as Director of Development and Alumni Relations. Prior to her time at Northeastern, she served as the Associate Vice President for Development at New England College, and the Director of the Annual Fund at Anna Maria College.

Meghan has a J.D. from the College of William & Mary, an M.B.A from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and earned her B.A. at Hamilton College. Before starting her career in Development over a decade ago, Meghan worked as an appellate prosecutor and civil litigator as well as a management consultant.

As a key member of the senior management team, she will serve as chief fundraiser working closely with leadership and the advancement group to manage resource development and raise funds to fulfill its growth goals.

You can reach Meghan at meghan.hallock@nehgs.org or 617-226-1218.

Beth A. Brown
Assistant Vice President for Advancement
Beth A. Brown

A member of the fundraising team at NEHGS since 2015, Beth travels the country identifying new volunteer leadership, raising funds from individuals, corporations, and foundations to support the operating budget, the Jewish Heritage Center, the expansion at 97 Newbury Street, the acquisition of archives, and other special projects. During her 15-year career in fundraising, Beth has worked with notable non-profit organizations throughout Boston such as Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Northeastern University’s D’Amore-Mckim School of Business, Handel and Haydn Society, and Boston Lyric Opera.

She can be reached by email at beth.brown@nehgs.org or by phone at 617-226-1211.

Kaitlin Hurley
Advancement Services Specialist
Kaitlin Hurley

Kaitlin was a Design Assistant/Junior Project Manager at Great American Art where she directly contributed to $3 million in sales which led to a 42% growth increase. Previously she was a Museum Assistant for the Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum where she coordinated and marketed fundraising efforts and special events for the museum.

Kaitlin graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and History, and from the Commonwealth Honors College Scholar Program with a concentration in Multidisciplinary Honors. Kaitlin lives in Canton.

Kaitlin can be reached at Kaitlin.Hurley@nehgs.org, or 617-226-1247.

Stacie Madden
Director of Advancement
Stacie Madden

Stacie Madden has over 20 years’ experience in development, marketing, communications, sales, community relations, and volunteer management. Prior to joining NEHGS, Stacie held leadership roles at HopeHealth, IFAW, EMD Serono, Dunkin’ Brands and Reebok. She has a BA from the University of Massachusetts Boston and an MBA from Babson College. She is President of the Board of Directors for Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, and an adjunct professor at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. She is the past secretary of the Scituate Cultural Council, and a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Women in Development.

You can reach Stacie at 617-226-1217 or by email at stacie.madden@nehgs.org.

Ted MacMahon
Interim Vice President for Advancement
Ted MacMahon
Ted brings two decades of fundraising and capital campaign experience to NEHGS. He was previously Director of Institutional Advancement at The Fenn School and Vice President for Development at The Home for Little Wanderers in Boston. He was president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Massachusetts Chapter, 2003-2006, and is a certified fundraising executive (CFRE). You can email Ted at tmacmahon@nehgs.org or schedule a call at www.meetme.so/tedm.
Steven L. Solomon
Assistant Vice President for Advancement
Steven L. Solomon

Steve’s development career in Boston has focused primarily in the cultural, conservation, and academic communities, as chief development officer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Museum of Fine Arts, Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Mass Audubon, Peabody Essex Museum, Museum of Science, and Boston Ballet.

You can reach Steve by telephone at 617-226-1238 or by email at ssolomon@nehgs.org.

Jennifer Tappero
Advancement Coordinator
Jennifer Tappero

Jennifer comes to NEHGS from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston where she assisted in multiple departments including Education, Art of Europe, as well as Member and Visitor Services. In her most recent role, she assisted the education team as a Studio Art Technician where she managed classroom spaces, materials, and inventory for the museum’s Studio Art program.

Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Simmons University in 2020. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Arts Administration with a concentration in Digital Communications. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys painting and spending time with her cats.

Jennifer can be reached at jennifer.tappero@nehgs.org, or 617-226-1268.