Staff and Board

Founded by Fidelity Investments, Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, and P&G Gillette

Incorporated in 1996

Staff and Board

Patrick Sullivan

Patrick D. Sullivan

Executive Director

Patrick Sullivan is the Executive Director of the Seaport TMA. In this role he oversees the TMA’s commuter programs and advocates on behalf of the organization’s membership for transportation improvements that will benefit those who work, live in, and visit the South Boston Waterfront.

Prior to joining Seaport TMA, Patrick served as Director of Policy & Outreach at 128 Business Council, a TMA serving the Route 128 Corridor west of Boston. At 128 Business Council Patrick worked to advocate for and implement new sustainable transportation options for Massachusetts commuters. Prior to 128 Business Council Patrick was a graduate intern at the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Patrick recently served in an elected role as the Managing Director of MassCommute, the Massachusetts Council of TMAs and now serves the organization as Immediate-Past Managing Director.  He also serves as the Immediate Past President of the New England Chapter of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT).

Patrick has previously been named to the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (ACT) “40 Under 40,” and is a graduate of the ACT Leadership Academy. He was selected to participate in the 2016 Transportation for America (T4A) Transportation Leadership Academy, a year-long leadership program for transportation professionals. Patrick has a particular interest in the intersection of transportation and technology, and has conducted extensive research and has written on the subject of autonomous vehicles and their future impact on cities. He is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design & Construction with the U.S. Green Building Council.

Patrick received a Masters in City and Regional Planning from Boston University and a Bachelors of Arts in History from the University of Vermont.


Mary headshot_AT7E8009_editMary C. Daly

Communications and Operations Manager

Mary Daly has been with the Seaport TMA since January 2016.  She manages the TMA’s commuter programs assisting employees in their commutes to and from the South Boston Waterfront area.  These responsibilities include conducting outreach to current and prospective participants, coordinating meetings, and organizing events to promote TMA programs and services.

Daly serves as the treasurer of MassCommute, the Massachusetts statewide TMA council, is a member of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT), and Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT).

Before joining Seaport TMA, Mary served as an Outreach Ambassador for NYC Bike Share (Operators of Citi Bike), New York City’s bike share program.  While there, she promoted the use of bike share as an alternative, sustainable, and affordable transportation method.  Her interests align with how transportation infrastructure can influence the way people experience a city and their attitude toward city life.

Mary has a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut with honors in both Urban Studies and Spanish.  During her time at Trinity College, Mary also attended programs at the University of Buenos Aires and Harvard University concentrating on issues concerning sustainability and transportation in urban settings.

Outside of work, Mary enjoys running, biking, reading, and traveling.


Board of Directors

President: Fred Peterson, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
Linda Danyluk, AEW Capital Management
Jeff Cook, Fidelity Investments
Charlayne Murrell-Smith, Boston Children’s Museum
Dana Griffin, Jamestown Properties
John Durnan, John Hancock Financial
James Britt, P&G Gillette
David O’Shaughnessy, Seaport Companies
Chuck Pappalardo, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Yanni Tsipis, WS Development