6:00 p.m. Silent Auction and Reception │ 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Live Auction│ Cocktail Attire or Black Tie Optional
David H. Long
Chairman and CEO
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Bridge Over Troubled Waters is proud to honor David Long of Liberty Mutual Insurance for his efforts to serve Boston’s homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.
+ 2019 Honoree: David H. Long, Chairman and CEO, Liberty Mutual Insurance
David Long is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Mutual Insurance. He began his career at Liberty Mutual in 1985 and he has held positions of increasing responsibility in the company’s International Operations, Commercial Markets, Underwriting and Financial, and Mergers and Acquisitions. He was elected President in 2010, became CEO in 2011, and Chairman in 2013.
David serves on the Board of Directors of multiple Liberty Mutual affiliate companies. He is also on the Board of Trustees for Hartwick College, Ford’s Theatre, and Massachusetts General Hospital. He serves on the board for Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Jobs for MA, and Massachusetts and Competitive Partnership.
David is also Chairman for the annual MGH Aspire Fundraiser, which provides social services and development opportunities for children and young adults on the Autism Spectrum.
He earned a B.A. degree in mathematics from Hartwick College in 1983 and an M.S. in finance from Boston College in 1989. David was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Hartwick College in 2014, an honorary doctorate of commercial science degree from Bentley University in 2017 and a doctor of business and commerce honorary degree from Merrimack College in May, 2018.
David has been a champion for vulnerable youth and young adults. Partnering with Bridge in many ways over the past decade, David has helped strengthen Bridge’s comprehensive continuum of services ranging from street outreach and emergency overnight respite to housing programs. Last year, David led Liberty Mutual Foundation in helping Bridge purchase and establish Liberty House. Liberty House is the perfect next step for young adults who have graduated from other Bridge programs such as the Transitional Living Program in Brighton.
+ 2019 The Path Home Gala raises $2.1 million
On Friday, May 10, 2019 more than 300 of Boston’s influential business leaders and philanthropists joined at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston to support Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ annual The Path Home Gala, honoring David Long of Liberty Mutual Insurance. This year’s event co-chairs were Chuck Clough, Chairman, CEO and Portfolio Manager at Clough Capital Partners, and Tom May, Chairman Emeritus of Eversource Energy.
The event raised $2.1 million for the programs and services at Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Bridge), Boston’s foremost agency serving homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. The Gala helps raise the funds to cover a significant portion of Bridge’s operating expenses and provide critical services to 2,000 youth.
Bridge honored David Long of Liberty Mutual Insurance for his efforts to serve Boston’s homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. Partnering with Bridge in many ways over the past decade, Mr. Long has helped strengthen Bridge’s comprehensive continuum of services, street outreach and emergency overnight accommodations to transitional and independent housing programs. Last year, David led Liberty Mutual Foundation in helping Bridge purchase and establish Liberty House, an independent living program for young adults moving on from other Bridge programs who are advancing their education and are employed.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors for the 2019 The Path Home Gala: Bank of America, Clough Capital Partners, Giving | Grousbeck Fazzalari, The Kraft Family and the New England Patriots Foundation, and Liberty Mutual Insurance.
For nearly 50 years, Bridge has been Boston’s foremost agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth with age-appropriate programs and resources. Thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees for their support of Bridge.
+ 2019 Gala Co-Chairs and Host Committee
Chuck Clough, Chairman, CEO and Portfolio Manager, Clough Capital Partners
Tom May, Chairman Emeritus, Eversource Energy
2019 Host Committee
+ Sponsorship Opportunities
For information, contact Melissa Cording, Director of Development, 617-423-9575 x228. You may also visit our Sponsorship Page.
2019 GALA PRESENTING SPONSORS
GIVING | GROUSBECK FAZZALARI
2019 GALA PROVIDING SHELTER SPONSORS
DIANA and DOUG BERTHIAUME
2019 GALA CARING FOR YOUTH SPONSORS
2019 GALA REBUILDING LIVES SPONSORS
GLORIA and CHUCK CLOUGH
RITA and BOB DAVIS
THE FLATLEY FOUNDATION
CAROL and STEPHEN GEREMIA
THE HERB CHAMBERS COMPANIES
LINDA and JAY HOOLEY
SHERRY and ALAN LEVENTHAL
DONNA and TOM MAY
MINTZ, LEVIN, COHN, FERRIS, GLOVSKY and POPEO, P.C.
JIM and KIM PALLOTTA
LAURA and BOB REYNOLDS
JILL and NIRAJ SHAH
2019 GALA DEVELOPING POTENTIAL SPONSORS