Donna Smith-Bocash President
Donna Smith-Bocash is a Vice President of Eastern Bank and the manager of the Kingston branch office. Donna is also the President of the Kingston Business Association.
Donna started her career in banking in 1978 at BayBank. She stayed throughout all mergers and acquisitions until 2008 when she became a part of Eastern Bank. Donna is active in the Kingston community through Eastern Bank and the Kingston Business Association hosting and attending such events as the Kingston Waterfront Festival. Donna also teaches Financial Literacy at various community organizations.
David Struski Vice President
Mark Guidoboni Director
Mark Guidoboni is President of Baymark LLC, a Real Estate Development/Management Company
as well as a Captain at Delta Airlines.
Mark was one of the original directors of KBA. He currently holds leadership positions in Kingston town government on the Silver Lake School, Kingston Zoning/Subdivision, and Waterfront Committees. He is active in the Kingston Yacht Club, Lions, Jones River Landing and Historical Society. Former Scoutmaster and member of Kingston’s Planning Board, Open Space, Conservation Land Review and Master Plan Committees.
He is an Eagle Scout, graduate of West Bridgewater High School, and of the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Ocean Engineering, a Navy Veteran Helicopter and Instructor Pilot retiring as a Commander.
Married to Cheryl, and proud father of Jonathan and Scott, he enjoys Boating and Sailing. He is an advocate for community, scouting, education, the environment, and a strong business community.
Mary O’Donnell CEO
Mary O’Donnell began her career in the energy industry three decades ago when she purchased a 105 acre sand and gravel pit in Kingston, Massachusetts. After an extensive study, Mary abandoned plans to re-develop the site into a waste-to-energy facility, but her foray into the industry had begun.
Mary is the founder of O’Donnell Sand and Gravel, the largest woman owned business to supply the “Big Dig”. Annual revenues at that time approached $17MM and the Company employed approximately 60 people. O’Donnell Sand & Gravel provided all the stone and gravel for the third harbor tunnel ($11MM contract) and processed all the stone and glacial rock from Spectacle Island for the MWRA ($12MM contract).
Mary is politically active, and engages in renewable energy policy and regulatory rulemaking proceedings, as well as partner with universities to educate next generation of renewable energy leaders. Mary is certified WBE as a renewable energy developer by the Supplier Diversity Office of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She serves on the board of directors for Southeast Regional Network, and Kingston Business Association.
John L. Haas - Treasurer
John L. Haas is the owner of 4 Square Development Services, providing acquisition and entitlement services for clients in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, as well as identifying and developing real estate projects for their own account. Mr. Haas has over forty years of experience serving engineering and design companies in a variety of management roles involving projects, operations, and business development, as well as management of regional offices. Currently he is the Business Development Manager at ConServ Group, Inc., a design/build construction company in Sagamore Beach.
Mr. Haas is affiliated with various regional economic development organizations and serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for the Kingston Business Association and the Kingston Yacht Club. He is currently a member, serving on various committees, of the Kingston Lions Club, The Hilltop Athletic Association, Jones River Landing and Historical Society, Old Colony Sportsmen’s Club, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Sandwich Chamber of Commerce, and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. He is a past member of a North Shore Work Force Investment Board, the Lowell Rotary Club, Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, North Shore Chamber of Commerce, Associated Industries of Massachusetts and served as chair of the Kingston Zoning Board of Appeals for ten years. Mr. Haas is a graduate of The Ohio State University, a veteran of the US Navy and resides in Kingston, Massachusetts with his wife, Christine.
Jim Farrell - Director
Jim Farrell founded PRfirst in 1998, a six-person public relations firm located in Hanover, MA. PRfirst works with businesses and organizations to help them boost their visibility and showcase their expertise through the news media. Previously, Jim was Manager of Public Relations for Dickinson Direct, Braintree, MA and Vice President of Dubin & Farrell Advertising, Weymouth, MA.
His work prior to public relations was in the field of weekly newspapers. He is the former editor and publisher of two weekly newspapers on the South Shore of Massachusetts, the (Kingston) Independent Voice and the Carver Independent, as well as having published several specialty newspapers. He has authored columns on marketing and public relations for several business newspapers and magazines. Jim is a member of the South Shore and Hanover Chambers of Commerce. He lives in Kingston, MA, with his wife, Susan. He is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Kingston Public Library Foundation and is former Chairman of the Kingston Housing Authority.
Brandon Downton - Board Member
Nocturnal Print is a full service screen printing and embroidery company located in Kingston Massachusetts. Nocturnal Print was started in 2018 out of owner/operator Brandon Downton’s basement from a passion for the art of screen printing. In 2021 they moved to their current location in Kingston, Massachusetts and have expanded their services to include screen printing, embroidery and graphic design.
We service the South Shore and Greater Boston area specializing in high-end screen printed custom apparel, custom fast turnaround embroidery and other printed items.
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