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Babson CAO Katherine Craven named Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester Board Member

Katherine Craven

Katherine Craven, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at Babson, is among the three new members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (BGCD) Board of Directors.

“The combined talent, knowledge and network of our new Board members is certain to bring incredible opportunities to our organization and to the Dorchester community,” said BGCD President and CEO Bob Scannell.

Katherine Craven 

As CAO, Craven applies her experience overseeing multi-billion dollar agencies, directing enterprise strategy and managing financial forecasting to supervise numerous critical operations at Babson. These operations include Campus/Community Affairs, Human Resources, Facilities, Finance, IT, Risk Management, Summer Programs, and Sustainability.

Prior to joining Babson, Craven played a leading role in the construction and renovation of K-12 schools and University of Massachusetts facilities across the state for the past decade.

A graduate of Harvard University, Craven began her career as a budget analyst for the House Ways and Means Committee. Later, as deputy budget director of the committee, she played an integral part in crafting numerous state budgets, supplemental accounts, and capital appropriations bills. She would later serve in the office of House Speaker Thomas Finneran.