Meet the Massachusetts High Technology Council Team
Chris joined the Council in 1984 and since 2001 has served as president, responsible to the Board of Directors for the successful development and implementation of public policy programs and initiatives in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. that help make Massachusetts the world’s most attractive place to create, operate, and expand technology businesses.
Chris is directly involved in resolving conflicts and advocating positions on a broad range of state and federal public policy, legislative, and regulatory issues. Possessing a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and a J.D. from Suffolk University, School of Law, Chris is a member of the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations. Click here to view Chris’ complete biography.
Vice President of Policy & Government Affairs
Elizabeth Mahoney is the High Tech Council’s Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, responsible for the development and execution of the Council’s public policy agenda dedicated to advancing the solutions necessary to sustain Massachusetts’ leadership as a state with a strong and multi-faceted innovation economy and a highly skilled—and mobile—workforce.
Prior to joining the Council, Elizabeth worked in the Office of Governor Charlie Baker, as a Deputy Chief of Staff and the Policy Director, and then as Senior Advisor to the Governor. For eight years, Elizabeth managed the development and implementation of the Governor’s policy agenda, working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, including business groups and advocacy organizations. She helped to draft and pass major legislative initiatives and played a leadership role in the administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard College and resides in Arlington, Massachusetts. Click here to view Elizabeth’s complete biography.
Director of Digital Communications
Jenny Enfield is the Council’s Director of Digital Communications. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the Council’s integrated communications strategies, including managing content for the website, social media platforms, and other digital channels, as well as overseeing the production and distribution of internal and external communication materials and marketing collateral. She also manages Council meetings and events, including the Annual Meeting, Board Meetings, and programming for the Council’s flagship initiative, MassVision2050.
Originally from Weston, Massachusetts, Jenny holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Strategic Communications from Quinnipiac University, where she was a member of the Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society and graduated cum laude. Click here to view Jenny’s complete biography.
Director of Brand Strategy & Member Development
Sarah Anderson is the High Tech Council’s Director of Brand Strategy and Member Development. She oversees the strategic direction of the brand and the growth of the membership base. Sarah is responsible for developing and executing strategies to enhance the brand presence of the High Tech Council, promote MassVision2050 initiatives and coordinate member development growth strategies. She leads communications to current members and development outreach to prospective member organizations.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a Creative Writing Concentration from the College of the Holy Cross, where she graduated cum laude. Click here to view Sarah’s complete biography.