joined the board of the SOAR Boston chapter
met SOAR founder George Yacoubian at a reunion of families who adopted from Armenia.
daughter from Armenia in 2011 and traveled to Yerevan
twice during the adoption process.
was greatly impressed with the quality of the care provided at the orphanages she
wanted to get involved to help provide more for the children living in them, particularly the special needs children and the "social orphans" who are not available for adoption and may spend their entire childhood in an orphanage.
is thankful to have the opportunity to do this through SOAR
and its trusted network of partners.
In addition to serving on the SOAR board, Theresa is a proud sponsor of two children in Armenia through the SOAR Sponsorship Program.
After adopting her
became a stay-at-home mom and dabbles as a part-time real estate developer.
Before that, Theresa had over 25 years of experience in private equity, working with middle market companies in the capacity of lead investor and board member.
In 2003, Theresa co-founded Bunker Hill Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm based in Boston, and worked as Managing Partner there until 2011.
Prior to founding Bunker Hill Capital, Theresa was a Managing Director at BancBoston Capital, the private equity affiliate of Bank of Boston (now Bank of America).
Theresa holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and a M.B.A. with highest honors (obtained part-time) from Boston University's Graduate School of Management.