Chief of Staff and Board Relations
Amy Axelrod is Chief of Staff and Board Relations, responsible for working with the CEO and the COO in guiding and managing the implementation of strategic priorities and initiatives that drive GBH’s mission across the organization. In partnership with the GBH Executive team, she works with colleagues across senior leadership to advance ongoing business operations, helping to shape and complete key projects. She is also responsible for all aspects of managing relations with the Board of Trustees and Board of Advisors.
Before joining GBH in 2015, Axelrod was Director of Institutional Advancement for the Foundation for MetroWest, overseeing strategic initiatives to build charitable resources for local communities. Prior to that, she practiced law as a litigator at Mahoney, Hawkes & Goldings in Boston, representing individuals and corporations before federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as administrative agencies. She served for more than a decade as an elected member of Wellesley Town Meeting.
Amy holds a BA with honors in Political Science from Wellesley College and a JD with honors from Boston University School of Law.