Paul S. Grogan, a top official at Harvard and former adviser to Boston Mayors Kevin White and Raymond Flynn, has been named president of the $700 million-asset Boston Foundation, The Boston Globe reported March 27.
Grogan, 50, won the post over Deborah C. Jackson, the foundation’s vice president, the Globe said.
He succeeds Anna Faith Jones, who headed the foundation for 15 years and is the first black woman to head a community foundation in the U.S.
After working for White and Flynn, Grogan in 1986 was named president of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
In 1998, Harvard named Grogan its vice president for government, community and public affairs.
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