We are pleased to announce the addition of 3 new members to our Board. Marigloria Murphy, Southcoast Physicians Group; Tobias Michael Stapleton, UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship; and Maricher Thirdgill, Greater New Bedford Health Center; were voted in at our January meeting. We are extremely fortunate to have such talented people join our organization!
Ms. Murphy is currently the Outreach Coordinator for Urgent Care and Occupational Health for the Southcoast Physicians Group. She holds an MBA from UMASS Dartmouth and a BA from the University of Puerto Rico. She is responsible for growing urgent care and occupational health patient volume through the implementation of sales strategies and community outreach. She has had extensive experience in project management in the health care industry. She is fluent in Spanish. Ms. Murphy has been actively involved in the community with the following organizations: The Bay Club, Habitat for Humanity, New Bedford Youth Symphony, School on Wheels, Sister Rose’s House and the Department of Children and Families as a foster mother.
Tobias Michael Stapleton
Mr. Stapleton is currently the Assistant Vice Chancellor/Director UMASS Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). He has extensive experience in higher education, marketing and international trade. He has been actively involved in the Community through the following organizations: Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum, Board Member, Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, Member, Advisory Board, U. Mass. Dartmouth Business Innovation and Research Center, VP Marine and Oceanographic Technology Network and Board Member, US Cranberry Marketing Committee. Mr. Stapleton holds a Ph.D. And MA in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from UMass Dartmouth, an MBA from Suffolk University and a BA from Bryant University.
Ms. Thirdgill is currently the purchasing agent for the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center. She spent the past 6 years in the private sector as a logistics manager and the transition to a non-profit organization has reignited a long dormant desire to give back to my community. Ms. Thirdgill is a graduate of Lesley University.