With over 10 years of leadership experience, RJ comes to P.A.A.R.I. from labor organizing. He has worked for such organizations as the Massachusetts Nurses Association and The Massachusetts Teachers Association. He spent the first 10 years of his career as a corporate manager in the Mid-Atlantic region where he focused on business growth and development.
RJ has lived in Jamaica Plain for almost 4 years where he serves on the zoning board. RJ also enjoys giving back by volunteering with organizations such as Union Capital Boston which improves the lives of people in Jamaica Plain and the surrounding areas. RJ has also served on the board of the local nonprofit Bikes Not Bombs.
Like many, he has been personally touched by addiction and grew up watching his uncle struggle and lose the battle against the often lethal disease.
As the Interim Executive Assistant, RJ will serve as the right hand and strategic partner to PAARI’s Executive Director, providing critical, high-level support. We’re excited to have him join the team in this multifaceted role.
RJ will be based at the P.A.A.R.I. office in Boston and can be reached at email@example.com, or by calling him directly at (888) 9-PAARI-9 ex. 704.