Executive Vice President
Shields Health Care Group (Shields MRI)
Currently, Shields serves as the executive vice president of the Shields Health Care Group (Shields MRI), New England’s original and largest independent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provider.
Prior to joining Shields Health Care Group in 1983, she was a fiscal analyst for the House Committee on Ways and Means for the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She opened the Medford Dialysis Center for the Shields Health Care Group in 1983 which she managed through 1986. Carmel then opened the Brockton Regional MRI Center as well as several other MRI facilities in the area, and served as chief operating officer of the MRI network through 1996.
The daughter of Thomas F. Shields, Sr. P’84, P’92, L.H.D. (Hon.) ’94, former chairman of the Stonehill College Board of Trustees, and Mary (Murphy) Shields P’84, P’92, Carmel is a 1981 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College. She also holds a juris doctor (J.D.) degree from the New England School of Law and a master of business administration (M.B.A.) degree from Northeastern University.
Carmel is a volunteer and has served as a board member of various community and civic organizations including: the Metro South Chamber of Commerce; the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education; the Brockton Area Workforce Development Board; the National Braille Press, Inc.; the Epiphany Middle School in Dorchester, Massachusetts; the Education Management Accountability Board for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; the Brockton Visiting Nurse Association; The Fuller Museum of Art (now known as The Fuller Craft Museum), Nativity Prep of Boston; The Crittenton Women’s Union and The CRUDEM Foundation, Milot, Haiti.