Janelle Woods-McNish Appointed to Needham Bank Advisory Council
NEEDHAM, MA---Needham Bank announced today that Janelle Woods-McNish has joined the Bank’s Advisory Council. Ms. Woods-McNish is currently the Director of Service and Giving for the Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M, a Master’s in Education from Boston College, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Simmons College.
Ms. Woods-McNish is active in her community as a member of the Board of Directors of City Year Boston and College Bound Dorchester. She was also a past President of the Greater Boston Corporate Volunteer Council, among others. In addition to her volunteer service, she has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal as an Emerging Leader and was a recipient of the Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 award in 2016. She has also been awarded the YMCA’s Service Award and Achievers Award.
“As someone who’s worked in community giving for many years, I admire Needham Bank’s commitment to staying true to their roots as a community bank while also offering high levels of service and technology. In meeting with Needham Bank’s leadership, the commitment to localization was evident and that’s why I wanted to be a part of the Advisory Council,” remarked Janelle Woods-McNish.
Eric Morse, Executive Vice President of Needham Bank, added, “Janelle is a very impressive member of the Boston community and I have much admiration for all she’s accomplished thus far. It’s an honor to have her join the Advisory Council and I look forward to working with her in the new year.”
Janelle Woods-McNish lives in Dorchester with her husband, Hansley, and their nine year old twins, Jasmine and Sheridan. She recently authored her own children’s book titled Grandma’s Crown: The Story of Queen Janelle. Proceeds from the sale of the book benefit the non-profit, Children of the Night.