Thomas J. May, M.S. '69 (Chair)

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
NSTAR

Boston, Massachusetts

May has served as chairman and chief executive officer for NSTAR since August 1999 and also as president for NSTAR since 2002.

During his career with the Boston Edison Company which began in 1976, he held various management positions and was appointed chairman and chief executive officer in 1994.

Subsequently, he became chairman, president, and chief executive officer for Boston Edison from 1995-1998 and for BEC Energy from 1998-1999, prior to the formation of NSTAR.

May received a B.S. in business administration/accounting from Stonehill in 1969 and an M.S. in finance from Bentley College in 1980. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

May is active on various civic boards including Dana Faber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Business Roundtable, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. He is also a director of the Bank of America Corporation and the Liberty Mutual Holding Company, Inc.

He is a recipient of Stonehill's 1999 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award and is a long-standing member of the College's President's Council. A Stonehill trustee since spring 1993, elected chair in spring 2007, May is a member of the executive committee for "Attaining the Summit: The Campaign for Stonehill College." He resides with his wife, Donna (Jermyn) May '70, in Westwood, MA.