HarborOne Bank Names Michael Sullivan to Board of Directors

Sullivan, a former U.S. Attorney with extensive ties in Southeastern Massachusetts, brings unique background and leadership to HarborOne board
BROCKTON, Mass. (August 17, 2015) ¬– HarborOne Bank has named former U.S. Attorney Michael J. Sullivan as the newest member to its Board of Directors.

Sullivan joins the board following an extensive political career that included eight years as U.S. Attorney and three years in Washington as the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Beyond his political service, Sullivan brings to the board over 20 years of legal experience, with expertise in government relations, corporate compliance and ethics, health care and corporate security. 

“We’re very excited to be adding Michael Sullivan to the HarborOne Bank Board of Directors,” said HarborOne President and CEO James W. Blake, said. “There are few leadership figures in Massachusetts who have Michael’s rare combination of extensive experience and expertise across so many business sectors. Having his voice on our board as HarborOne continues to grow and expand will be invaluable.” 

At the July board meeting, HarborOne Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously to name Sullivan as the ninth member of the Board of Directors. Sullivan, an attorney with The Ashcroft Law Firm, has experience across multiple business sectors on compliance-related matters.

Sullivan was the Plymouth County District Attorney from 1995 to 2001. In 2001, Mr. Sullivan became the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts until 2009, where he was responsible for over 200 employees and managed a budget of $20 million. From 2006 to 2009, Sullivan served as the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Sullivan has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Boston College and received his Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University.

Mr. Sullivan resides in Abington with his wife, Terry. The couple have four adult children.