Board of Directors
Board Chairman, Founder
Dave is the former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. and Alpha Industries. He is the Chairman of the Board at Belden, Inc. and Indie Semiconductors, Inc. and a Board Member at Allegro Microsystems, Inc. Dave’s philanthropy experience includes; Trustee, Providence College, Board Chairman at Trinity Boston Connects and prior Board Member at GLAD, GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders.
Executive Director, Board Member and Founder
Ronnie has spent her career in a variety of corporate positions and more recently founded a local business. Her professional experience includes; Ness Technologies – Sales Force Coordinator, Bristol Myers Squibb – Project Coordinator and Johnson & Johnson – Project Coordinator. Ronnie was the owner and founder of Nan’s Café, North Reading, MA.
Ronnie has been able to successfully build a team of staff, volunteers, and donors who are equally committed to the PK mission. Ronnie continues to work closely with the BOD to find ways in which Project Kompass can effectively reach more youth and expand program offerings.
Laura spent a career as a Human Resource executive at various technology companies. Most recently she was the Corporate Vice President, Human Resources at Skyworks Solutions. Inc. Previously, she held senior HR positions at Unitrode and Alpha Industries. Laura is currently a member of the Executive Committee, NEADS World-Class Service Dogs.
Shannon is the Owner/Broker of Your Way Real Estate, a full-service real estate company serving Massachusetts and New Hampshire. A 20 year veteran of the real estate industry, she is an active member of the Northeast Association of REALTORS® and serves on a variety of committees including the Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Task Force and Special Events Committee. She is also an active member of the Chamber of Commerce and an avid supporter of Red Cross Blood Drives.
Dave is a former Director of Skyworks Solutions Inc., Dyax Corporation and 4 other companies. He was Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer of Genzyme Corporation. Dave’s Community activities includes the Conservation Commission, Finance Committee and Master Plan Committee of Chelmsford MA. He is also a member Zoo New England’s Advisory committee.
Facilities & Transportation Manager
Kathy began as a volunteer renovating our first home in North Chelmsford. After successful completion of our first home, she joined as a part-time contractor and continued to volunteer after hours. Kathy became a full-time staff member in August 2021 and is the Facilities & Transportation Manager. She supports and handles all aspects of housing and transportation requests.
Deb has been involved with Project Kompass from the beginning. She has been a very active and important part of our team and has since committed to overseeing our volunteer program.