EDC Vice President Tom Rielly serves as the director of the Operations Department and the interim director of the Office of Communications. Since joining EDC in 1987, Rielly has led several EDC departments, including the Information Technology Department and the Digital Design Group. He has also overseen various initiatives, most recently having major responsibilities for the selection of and move to EDC’s new headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Rielly was also a leader in the development of EDC’s first strategic plan in 2008.
Prior to joining EDC, Rielly was the executive director of a youth center and then of a Boys and Girls Club in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He holds a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a master’s degree in education in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University.