Finance & Operations

Bruce Bernier

Vice President and CFO
Bruce joined NEHGS in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. In his role, he is responsible for the financial well-being of NEHGS and serves as a resource to the senior management team and employees of NEHGS.

Emma Brightbill

Accounts Receivable Associate
Emma joined NEHGS in May 2014. She received a B.A. in Arts Administration and Art History from Simmons College, Boston.

Michael Forbes

Accounting Manager
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.

Wes Matthews

Database Manager
Wes joined American Ancestors / NEHGS in 2018 as Database Manager. He has a strong technical background with experience in data management, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL.

Matt Ottinger

Director of Facilities
Matt Ottinger joined our staff in the fall of 2018 as Director of Facilities, a new position created to address our growing needs as we expand our headquarters.

Steven Shilcusky

Director of Information Technology
Steven entered the computer field 20 years ago and has worked in the field of mortgage banking and desktop publishing in the printing industry.