2023-2024 Season Highlights

With the 2023-2024 season just around the corner, we are thrilled to present an exciting lineup of events featuring renowned speakers who will undoubtedly engage and enlighten our club members. While some high-powered speakers are finalizing their schedules, we’re committed to promptly communicating the specific dates as they are confirmed. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect:

  • Thursday, September 14, 2023: Kick off the season with Cocktails and Networking at the Tatnuck Country Club—a fantastic opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new connections. Upon renewal of your membership, you will receive an invitation to reserve for you and a guest!

  • October 2023: We are honored to welcome Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey to share her insights and vision for our state’s economic future.
  • Late January 2024: Join us as we host Rick Green, the visionary Founder of 1A Auto, who will inspire us with his entrepreneurial journey and industry expertise.
  • February 2024: Brace yourself for a thought-provoking evening with Congressman Byron Donalds (R-Naples, FL), who will shed light on national economic policies and their impact.
  • Late March/Early April 2024: Stay tuned for an announcement of another remarkable speaker who will broaden our perspectives on critical economic matters.
  • Late May: Conclude the season with a bang as we welcome Adam Selipsky, the CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), who will share insights into the future of technology, artificial intelligence, and its influence on the global economy.
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Lisa Wieland

March 21 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Lisa Wieland
March 21, 2023
Hogan Center, College of the Holy Cross

5:15pm – Cocktail Reception
6:15pm – Dinner and Speaker

Lisa Wieland is the Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). As CEO, Wieland leads an organization with revenue of nearly $900 million and a mission of connecting Massachusetts and New England to the world to support the Commonwealth’s economic development and transportation goals, while demonstrating a commitment to neighboring communities. Massport’s portfolio includes Boston Logan International Airport, Worcester Regional Airport, Hanscom Airfield, the public maritime facilities in the Port of Boston including Conley Container Terminal and Flynn Cruiseport, as well as commercial real estate in East Boston, South Boston, and Charlestown. The Authority’s facilities generate nearly $22 billion in annual economic impact. 

Prior to joining Massport, Wieland worked as a consultant for Bain & Company and covered various news and political assignments for CNN. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. 

Wieland serves on the Board of Boston Children’s Hospital, Red Cross of Massachusetts, Boston Harbor Now, and New England Council. Previously she served as the Chairperson of the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. 


The Worcester Economic Club thanks our Presenting Sponsor for this event, Clinton Savings Bank.


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Without the generous contributions of our sponsors, this event would not be possible. We thank them for their continued support of our club and for helping to provide a platform for knowledge sharing in Central Massachusetts.


March 21
5:15 pm - 8:00 pm


Hogan Center, College of the Holy Cross
1 College St
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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