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Maureen Alphonse-Charles named senior vice president and chief operating officer of The Partnership

5/16/2014, 6 a.m.

Maureen Alphonse-Charles has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer of The Partnership Inc. A longtime business and civic leader in Boston, Alphonse-Charles brings more than 25 years of experience as an executive search recruiter, sales and marketing executive, financial services director and academic affairs director to The Partnership.

Alphonse-Charles joins The Partnership from City Year, where she was vice president of executive acquisition.

“We are honored to have someone with Maureen’s business expertise and civic leadership join The Partnership,” said Carol Fulp, president and chief executive officer of The Partnership. “Her success in expanding City Year’s capacity to coach underserved students around the nation and globe by identifying and securing executive talent is closely aligned with The Partnership’s mission of developing and advancing professional leaders of color. We look forward to the passion she will bring to her role here as chief operating officer.”

The Partnership is an organization dedicated to leadership development and talent management solutions for professionals of color

Alphonse-Charles will be responsible for overseeing internal functions and will assist in bringing the organization to the next level of development. In this capacity, Alphonse-Charles will be involved in executing The Partnership’s new C-Suite Program designed for the region’s highest level of executives.

Before joining City Year, Alphonse-Charles served as managing director at Horton International, a global search firm. Prior, she was partner and co-head of the Diversity Practice at Whitehead Mann Pendelton James, where she recruited senior management and board-level executives. She also served as assistant treasurer of the Private Banking Division at Swiss Bank Corp.