Our Team


Bridget Provost

Co Founder

Daniel Russell

Co Founder

Bridget and Daniel founded Leaders in Lowell in 2017 when they were freshmen in high school. They both are very interested in current affairs, like traveling, and are active in politics. 

Advisory Board

The Leaders in Lowell Advisory board is a group of advisors that meets to discuss Leaders events, ideas, and more.

Jennifer Aradhya

Vice President for Marketing & Programs, Greater Lowell Community Foundation

Jennifer Aradhya is currently the Vice President for Marketing & Programs, Greater Lowell Community Foundation​. In the past she has worked with Middlesex Community College as the Dean of Marketing Communications.

Rebecca Duda

Coordinator, Lowell Public Schools

Rebecca Duda is currently a Coordinator at Lowell Public Schools. In the past she was a history teacher at Dracut Public Schools. She has received numerous awards for her teaching and community outreach including the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for Outstanding Middle School Social Studies Teacher. She has also written 3 books focused on the history of Drauct.

Jay Linnehan

Executive Director, Greater Lowell Community Foundation

Jay Linnehan is currently the Executive Director of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation. Before joining the foundation in 2016, Mr. Linnehan was the Executive Vice President and CFO of Middlesex Community College for over 20 years.

Bopha Malone

Regional Business Advisor, Enterprise Bank

Bopha Malone is currently a Regional Business Advisor at Enterprise Bank based in Lowell, Massachusetts. From 2017 to 2018 she was a candidate for the open 3rd District Congressional seat in Massachusetts. She serves on numerous board of organizations all throughout the Merrimack Valley.  

Kevin Willett

Adjunct Faculty, Manning School of Business at UMass Lowell & CEO, New England B2B Networking Group

Kevin Willett is currently an adjunct member of faculty at the Manning School of Business at UMass Lowell. He is also the CEO of local networking group, New England B2B. He is also the host of popular Dracut Access television show "Business as Usual". 

Our Advisory Board also contains a rotating student board seat. Each meeting we will have a high school student come and give their feedback and ideas on the series. At our first advisory board meeting this seat will be filled by Sarah Svay

If you know of a student who you think should attend a meeting in our student board seat, please contact us at leadersinlowell@gmail.com.


Sarah Svay

Volunteer Coordinator

Sarah Svay is an incoming high school senior at Lowell Catholic High School. Since 2019, she serves as Leaders in Lowell's Volunteer Coordinator, organizing and managing volunteers at our events. 

© 2020 by Leaders.

B. Provost & D. Russell

This program is supported by funds from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation.

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