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Alison Quirk

2014, 2015 and 2016 Speaker

Alison A. Quirk is an executive vice president at State Street Corporation and is chief human resources and citizenship officer. She joined State Street in September 2002, initially responsible for the human resources work stream for the acquisition and integration of Deutsche Bank’s Global Securities Services business. Quirk is a director of Boston Financial Data Services, a joint venture of State Street Corporation and DST Systems, Inc. She is the vice chair and a member of the executive committee of the Boston Ballet, chairs its trusteeship committee and Nutcracker Magic committee. She is a board member of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, a member of the compensation committee of the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and a member of the Massachusetts Women’s Forum. She serves as a corporate advisory board member for ALPFA, and is also a member of the business advisory council for the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University. She volunteers as a reader through The Big Cheese Reads program run by Boston Partners in Education. She is also frequent contributor to The Huffington Post. She is a recipient of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle award, the Massachusetts Political Caucus Abigail Adams award and was named to the YW Boston Academy of Women Achievers. She is also an executive sponsor to the State Street Black Professionals Group. Quirk graduated with a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire. @statestreet