Deval Patrick Joins Obama Foundation Board

This article originally appeared on The Network Journal on January 19, 2017

The Obama Foundation recently announced that Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts, will join President Barack Obama’s post-presidential organization: the Obama Foundation.  

“Barack Obama will be remembered as a president who led us well through turbulent times with wisdom, equanimity and grace. I am honored to be part of the foundation that will continue that legacy. And as a former South Sider, I am thrilled to participate in the development of a Foundation and Presidential Center in my old neighborhood,” Patrick said in a statement quoted on the Foundation’s website.  

Other board members include David Plouffe, John Rogers, Julianna Smoot, Thelma Golden and Maya Soetero-Ng, among others. 

The author of two books, Patrick currently serves as Managing Director of Bain Capital Double Impact. A Rockefeller Fellow and a Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, Patrick is a graduate of Harvard Law School.