City Year Boston is pleased to welcome two new members to our Board, Joe Nedder and Greg Why. Their experience and leadership within several prominent companies based in Boston will be valuable assets in helping City Year Boston deepen and expand its impact for the students of Boston and the young people joining our corps. Meet the City Year Boston Board

Joe Nedder joins the board from Fidelity Investments, where he serves as Chief Operating Officer for the Asset Management division. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries. In this role, Joe oversees core operational elements that support Asset Management, including investment operations, compliance, fiduciary oversight, recruiting and human resources. 

Prior to assuming his current role, he served as the head of human resources for Asset Management. Prior to that, he served as chief operating officer for Pyramis Global Advisors, a Fidelity Investments company focused on servicing the needs of the institutional marketplace. Before that, he served as the head of talent management for Asset Management and as an in-house performance consultant, supporting multiple business units within Fidelity.

Before joining Fidelity, Joe was the chief executive officer at SofCheck, president and chief operating officer at Availant, and a director at Cambridge Technology Partners. He began his career as a member of the Edison Management program at General Electric, where he held a variety of positions. He has been in the investments industry since 2005.

Joe earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science and electrical engineering from Dartmouth College. He is also a lecturer for Babson College and remains active with the boards of several local charitable and educational institutions.

Greg Why, joins the Board from Bain Capital, where he serves as Operating Partner. Greg joined Bain Capital in 2006. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Operating Partner at Parthenon Capital and a Vice President at Audax Group, where he played a variety of operating, transactional, due diligence and Board of Directors roles. Earlier in his career, he was a Manager at Bain & Company in Boston and a Senior Consultant at Accenture.

Greg received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University.

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