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Joseph Breitfelder and Cynthia Chaston Join the Board

Charles River Center, Needham

We are pleased to welcome Joseph Breitfelder and Cynthia Chaston to the Charles River Center’s Board of Directors.


Joseph, a resident of Wellesley, is a retired partner with the investment firm NEPC, LLP, which specializes in employee benefit plans and charitable foundations.  A Certified Public Accountant, Breitfelder is a graduate of Toledo University and received his Masters of Business degree from Suffolk University.


Cynthia, a Certified Public Accountant, is currently Corporate Controller at Chaston Associates, a loan review company in North Andover.   A 32-year resident of Needham, she is a commissioner of the Needham Park and Recreation Commission, a Town Meeting Member, and an active member of the Needham Exchange Club, where she served as President in 2013.


They join Alice Taylor (Chair), Rick Zimbone (Vice Chair), Gilbert Cox, Jr. (Treasurer), William Day (Secretary), Clare Dunsford, Jill Fadule, Nicole Gowe, Leslie Lockhart, Gerry McTernan, Phil Robey, and John Timmerman.  We are thankful to all of them for committing their time and energy to serving on the Board!