Senate President of Massachusetts Therese Murray who will be honored at the event

The Boston Irish Business Association (BIBA) and the Boston Business Journal have announced the fifteen honorees for the inaugural Boston Irish Business Awards. The awards will be presented at a breakfast, which takes place on May 29th, 8-10am, at the Westin Copley Place Hotel, 10 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA. The awards were developed to recognize individuals who demonstrate achievements in business while retaining their connection to Ireland.

“Boston is the Irish capital of America,” said BIBA President AJ Gerritson. “With so many Irish born and Irish Americans in the area, we have come together for the first time to recognize those making an impact in the greater Boston business community. Each honoree well deserves this recognition for everything they have accomplished.”

Honorees for the event are as follows: Aidan Browne, Senior Partner, Sullivan & Worcester, Bob Coughlin, CEO, MassBio, Bob Johnson, Former President, Special Olympics MA, Chuck Murphy, CEO, Boston Interactive, Dave Greaney, President, Synergy Investments, Des MacIntyre, CEO and Chairman, Standish Mellon, Ed O'Sullivan, CEO of Payer Technologies, Jim Brett, President, New England Council, John Drew, CEO, The Drew Companies, John Fish, CEO, Suffolk, Mark Gallagher, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank, Terry McGuire, Cofounder and General Partner, Polaris, Therese Murray, Senate President of Massachusetts, Tom Feeley Managing Director, Feeley & Driscoll, and Vincent Roche, Chairman, Analog Devices.

The honorees were chosen by a committee from hundreds of nominees submitted through the Boston Business Journal website. To purchase tickets for the awards or for more information, visit: