Every year at Celebrate: Triangle, Inc.’s Annual Awards Ceremony and Fundraiser, we honor a loyal partner with the Stan Black Business Leader of the Year Award. This year, we will be recognizing Brookline Bancorp President and CEO Paul Perrault for the company’s steadfast dedication to their Triangle and its mission of supporting people with disabilities. In the previous weeks we’ve been posting blogs highlighting this year’s honorees, who will be recognized at this year’s event at the JFK Library and Museum. Event tickets and sponsorship information are available here.
Brookline Bancorp., Inc. has been a longtime supporter of Triangle, Inc. As a leader in commercially focused banking solutions and as Triangle’s bank for more than a decade, the company has been a crucial partner to the organization as it has grown and evolved. The bank consistently sponsors Celebrate: Triangle’s Annual Awards Ceremony & Fundraiser and the Annual Golf Classic. The Brookline Bank Foundation has provided critical support to various Triangle workforce development initiatives in the Malden, Medford, and Everett communities. Their support of Triangle’s Career Pathways programming has enabled people with disabilities to obtain versatile professional skills. In addition, Triangle has had tremendous amount of support from the Brookline Bancorp Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary, Mike McCurdy, who has served on the Triangle Board of Directors since 2010 including a two-year term as President of the Board from 2016-2018.
As President and CEO of Brookline Bancorp, Paul Perrault’s leadership has extended the company’s best in class banking services to all organizations, including non-profits and organizations serving people with disabilities. For several years, Brookline Bank has worked with Triangle to find financial banking solutions as the organization expanded its impact to reach more than 4,000 individuals annually. Additionally, Paul serves on the Board of Trustees at the Perkins School for the Blind and is a proud father of a Perkins School graduate.
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Brookline Bancorp is the holding company for Brookline Bank and Bank Rhode Island. The banks offer a wide range of commercial, business, and retail banking services. The company was founded in 1871 and currently operates 51 full-service banking offices in Greater Boston. In late 2019 Brookline Bancorp became the first financial organization in the Northeast to provide free service with Aira Access Network to blind and low-vision employees and customers at any location and online. This dedication to accessibility has opened the door for individuals to access their bank accounts independently!
Please stay tuned to our email newsletter, ConnectAbility, and our social media channels as we announce our other honorees.