Lawyers Clearinghouse 30th Annual Meeting
2018 Honoree: Robert F. Rivers, Chairman and CEO, Eastern Bank
Please join the Clearinghouse and event co-chairs Kathy Henry and Doug Henry at Nixon Peabody on June 6 when we gather to honor Bob Rivers, the recipient of this year’s Lawyers Clearinghouse Leadership Award.
Bob is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank and the largest independent community bank headquartered in Massachusetts, with $11 billion in assets and over 120 offices.
Bob is involved extensively in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of The Dimock Center, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, Jobs for Mass, and The Lowell Plan. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of Stonehill College, the Northern Essex Community College Foundation, the Board of Corporators of Lowell General Hospital, the Advisory Boards of the Lawrence Partnership and JFK Library Foundation, and is a member of the City of Boston’s Women’s Workforce Council, Environmental League of Massachusetts’ Corporate Council, and ALPFA Boston’s Corporate Advisory Board, in addition to providing support and guidance to numerous other nonprofit organizations.
Named after the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Bob’s passion for advocating for social justice causes and sustainability issues is the result of a personal and professional journey that began early in his life. Bob has been recognized by The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, The Partnership, Get Konnected!, Color Magazine, the Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy (MIRA), Asian American Civic Association (AACA), Association for Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA), El Planeta, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, The Theater Offensive, The Ad Club, and MassINC for his work in championing diversity and social justice.