Carol Fulp

Humanitarian of the Year 2009

05/09/2013 News & Announcements

Fulp directs the company’s marketing sponsorships including the Boston Marathon, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, U.S. National Archives, Kennedy Presidential Library and the Commonwealth Museum properties to develop innovative marketing and community partnerships.  She also leads John Hancock’s $12 million philanthropic initiatives collaborating with local and national government officials to establish state of the art programming for those most in need.  Under her leadership John Hancock has created the largest corporate summer jobs program in the country.  The company’s outreach efforts have enabled them to receive the Points of Light Foundation’s Corporate Excellence Award.

Fulp serves on the corporate board of directors for Delta Dental Insurance Company. She has been appointed by Governor Patrick as a trustee to the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority.  Fulp also serves on the Women’s Leadership Board of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, is a trustee of the WGBH Educational Foundation and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, where she co-chaired the 2008 Profiles in Courage Awards Dinner.

Fulp was appointed by Mayor Menino as a co-chair of Boston 2004, the organization formed to host the Democratic National Convention.  She is a member of Governor Patrick’s Senior Staff Advisory Committee and also served on his Inaugural Committee.  Fulp was a founding member of the Obama for America New England Steering Committee and created Massachusetts Women for Obama.  She also served on the Obama National Finance Committee and was a member of the Presidential Inaugural Finance Committee.  

Fulp is a founding co-chair of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, has received awards from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Boston Women’s Business Journal, the American Red Cross and the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus.  Fulp will receive the 2009 Eleanor Roosevelt Award from the Massachusetts Democratic Party.  She will also receive the Living Legend Award from the Museum of Afro-American History for her work in the 2008 Presidential campaign.  Fulp is ranked 12th among Boston Magazine’s “100 Most Powerful Women in Boston,” and is cited as one of the “10 Most Interesting Women to Watch”.

Fulp is a resident of Boston and married to C. Bernard Fulp, Chairman of Go-Biz Solutions and founder of Middlesex Bank & Trust Company.