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Lois E. Silverman

January 1, 2019

Founder, Director & former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer CRA Managed Care, Inc. (now CONCENTRA Managed Care, Inc.) – Boston, Massachusetts

Lois E. Silverman is a director of CONCENTRA Managed Care, Inc. (formerly CRA Managed Care, Inc.), a publicly owned provider of services to reduce the costs of workers’ compensation, automobile, disability and health insurance claims. Mrs. Silverman was the founder of CRA and served as the Chairman of the Board from 1994 to September 1997 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1988 to 1995. She is the president and chair of The Commonwealth Institute, a nonprofit organization she established in 1997 for the advancement of women entrepreneurs. This Boston-based organization creates and offers educational and mentoring programs that support business growth. Mrs. Silverman is co-founder and a managing partner of Women’s Business, the monthly news journal that premiered in October 1998. Women’s Business features the advancements of, and opportunities for, women within the business and professional communities in the Boston area. Mrs. Silverman is a director of Sun Healthcare Group and Immunetics and a member of the Dean’s Council of the Harvard School of Public Health. She is chair of the board of Community Servings – a Boston-based program providing meals to individuals with AIDS. Mrs. Silverman is a director of CareGroup, an overseer at Tufts University Medical School, and a trustee at Simmons College. She also sits on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Studies Program at Brandeis University. She is a member of the Boston Club, a member of The Committee of 200, the Executive Table of the New England Women Business Owners, and International Women’s Forum. Mrs. Silverman has been recognized by her peers in the business community for her business acumen and leadership abilities. In 1991, she was named “Businesswoman of the Year” by the New England Women Business Owners Association. Mrs. Silverman was honored by the New England Council with the receipt of the Women’s Leadership Award in 1996, and by The United Way of Massachusetts Bay at the Women’s Leadership Breakfast in 1997.