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Lottery Leadership Team

Deborah B. Goldberg, Treasurer & Receiver General

Deborah B Goldberg Treasurer and Receiver GeneralAs a businesswoman, local official and community leader, Deb Goldberg brings to the State Treasurer’s office innovative leadership, disciplined fiscal management and an unwavering commitment to ensure economic stability, security and opportunity for every Massachusetts resident.

Elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, Deb’s focus is to protect taxpayer dollars, bring new levels of transparency to state government and advance policies that break down barriers and create economic empowerment through wage equality, financial literacy and college savings plans to name a few.

Deb remains deeply aware that even as our economy recovers ahead of many other states, too many families struggle to maintain ongoing financial security, lacking the tools, resources and skills they need to get ahead.

Deb served for six years on the Brookline Board of Selectmen, including two as its Chair, bringing policy budgeting to the forefront and enabling the community to maintain financial flexibility, even in tough times. She worked collaboratively to increase the supply of affordable housing, promoted appropriate economic development and launched new environmental protection efforts.

Prior to her career in public service, Deb worked in retail operations, buying and consumer affairs at The Stop & Shop Companies, Inc., a business her family grew from a small grocery store in the North End into a $1.2 billion New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) company with 50,000 employees. At Stop & Shop, workers earned fair pay and good benefits to provide for their families.

Deb’s experience includes a range of non-profit initiatives that have empowered women, children and families. She understands and has leveraged public-private partnerships to offer creative, high-impact policy solutions that combat the societal inequities we face. She is the President of Adoptions with Love, a non-profit adoption agency, and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Greater Boston Food Bank. Deb was one of the Founders of Berkshire Hills Music Academy, a school for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and has been the Senate President’s appointee to the Commonwealth Covenant Fund in the Treasurer’s office since its inception.

A graduate of Boston University, Boston College Law School and Harvard Business School, Deb grew up in Brookline where she still lives with her husband Michael Winter and their son, Evan, and daughter, Meredith.

Michael R. Sweeney, Executive Director

Michael R. Sweeney was appointed Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission on November 2, 2015, after having previously been named Interim Executive Director effective July 1 of the same year.

Prior to joining the Lottery, Sweeney served as Deputy General Counsel at the Massachusetts State Treasury, a post he held since 2010.  In that role, Sweeney provided legal counsel for a variety of programs, including the Unclaimed Property Division, the Small Business Banking Partnership and the State Board of Retirement. He previously worked as Planning Director for the city of Lawrence, where he also had served as a City Councilor. Sweeney lives in Lawrence, received his B.A. from University of Massachusetts Amherst and his J.D. from the City University of New York Law School.

 

Andrew W. Maylor, Comptroller

Daniel BennettAndrew Maylor was sworn in as the 19th Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in February of 2019.  Prior to being appointed as Comptroller, Maylor worked for more than 25 years in local government, most recently as the Town Manager of North Andover.  He has served in various executive leadership and senior financial positions in both the public and private sector.  Maylor has dedicated his career in the public sector to the stewardship of the financial resources and assets he has been charged with managing.  He was recently recognized for his leadership during the 2018 Merrimack Valley Gas Disaster, one of the largest natural gas pipeline catastrophes in the nation’s history.  Maylor earned his B.S. in Management Science from Bridgewater State College, his M.B.A. from Suffolk University, and his M.P.A. from Villanova University.

 

 

Thomas A. Turco, III, Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

Daniel BennettThomas Turco was appointed Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in December 2018 by Governor Charles Baker.

Prior to this appointment, Turco served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Correction, an agency that operates sixteen (16) correctional facilities, employs over 4,500 staff, and has an annual budget of $626 million and an inmate census of over 8,500 inmates.

In 2015, Turco was appointed Undersecretary of Criminal Justice in the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. In this leadership position, he provided direction to the Department of Correction, Parole Board and the Sex Offender Registry Board while serving as a liaison to the County Sheriffs.

Turco began his career as a probation officer at the Florida Department of Correction in 1988. Over the course of his career, he served in multiple counties and was promoted in 2003 to Chief Probation Officer of Worcester Superior Court, where he supervised the operations of the probation department for Worcester County. In this role, he developed and implemented policies, procedures and rules established by the Commissioner of Probation and the Trial Court. He also collaborated with community organizations and agencies to promote crime prevention and remediation.

Turco holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England College. He is a graduate of the Florida Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Training Academy. He is also an active member of the American Correctional Association (ACA) and the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA).

 

Meghan S. Liddy

Meghan S LiddyMeghan S. Liddy, appointed by Governor Baker, is Senior Vice President of Investment Real Estate at Middlesex Savings Bank.  In her current role, she originates and manages relationships with real estate investors/developers across many product types including office, industrial and hospitality projects.  She previously led a commercial lending team at Middlesex Savings Bank with responsibility for new business development and management of a $430 million loan portfolio.  She has been a commercial banker for two decades, including positions at Eastern Bank, Banknorth and most recently at Fidelity Bank.

Commissioner Liddy holds a bachelor’s of science in hotel, restaurant, and travel administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MBA, business administration, from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society).

Anthony J. Salvidio, II

Anthony Salvidio Anthony J. Salvidio, II, appointed by Governor Baker, is a Director and chairman of the Commercial Lending Department at the law firm of Fletcher Tilton in its Worcester office. He concentrates his practice in corporate and commercial law. Commissioner Salvidio has extensive experience representing national, regional and local commercial lending institutions in a wide array of secured, unsecured and other debt financing transactions. In addition, he represents and advises borrowers on all aspects of their financing requirements including: acquisition financing; capital and recapitalization financing; bond financing (public and private placement); mezzanine and bridge financing; and restructuring debt.

Commissioner Salvidio is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. He earned his law degree from Suffolk University Law School and his B.A. from Columbia University.