Finance

American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff

Jeremy Bento
Controller
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 jbento@nehgs.org or by phone at 617-226-1264.
Michael Forbes
Senior Accountant
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 mforbes@nehgs.org or contact him by phone at 617-226-1254.


Megan Peterson
Accountant
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 megan.peterson@nehgs.org.


Emma Brightbill
Accounts Receivable Associate

Emma Brightbill
Emma joined NEHGS in May 2014. She received a B.A. in Arts Administration and Art History from Simmons College, Boston. Originally from Maine, Emma enjoys architecture, music and the history of paper. You can contact Emma by email at emma.brightbill@nehgs.org.
Jessie Xu
Accounts Payable Associate
Jessie Xu
Jessie joined the staff in January 2013 after completing a six month internship through the Co-op program with the Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS. Jessie graduated from Northeastern University with a B.A. in International Affairs & Economics and minors in East Asian Studies and Japanese. She is currently working towards earning a Master of Science in Financial Management at Boston University. You can contact Jessie by email at jessie.xu@nehgs.org.