Change in Leadership of the Lynn Business Education Foundation
After nearly thirty years of service to the Lynn Business Education Foundation, Dr. Frederick Cole has stepped down as the organization’s Executive Director.
Dr. Cole’s varied background in prior teaching and administrative positions in the Lynn Public School system, migrant education and Vice-President of Union Hospital made him uniquely qualified when he assumed the reins of the Foundation.
During Dr. Cole’s tenure The Lynn Business Education Foundation has provided over $2,500,000 to schools, teachers and community groups for scholarships, grants, as well as, creative and innovative programs as varied as financial literacy courses, STEM education, LVTI Robotics teams, in addition to providing funding for artists, authors and theatrical performers to provide student workshops in a number of Lynn Schools.
Succeeding Dr. Cole as Co-Executive Directors of the Foundation are Gale Thomas, a veteran of many years of teaching and administrative positions in the Lynn Public School system and John F. Greeley, a retired attorney who practiced in Lynn for over 30 years.