Carolyn Spicer

Carolyn Spicer

Carolyn Spicer is the executive vice president of McDermott Ventures, where she has worked since its inception in 1997. McDermott Ventures, a certified women-owned business, is a boutique consulting firm specializing in public affairs and marketing communications. Carolyn provides strategic communications services to innovative companies around the state as well as real estate developers and municipalities. She became a trustee of The Boston Architectural College in 2015.

In her time at McDermott Ventures, Carolyn has worked with real estate clients to permit over 15 million square feet of mixed-use projects including Fan Pier, Atlantic Wharf, and The Clarendon. She currently works with The Chiofaro Company on the redevelopment of Boston's Harbor Garage, the CSX Corporation on Beacon Park, Jamestown Properties, The Peebles Corporation, and Ashkenazy's Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Carolyn is a native of Massachusetts and has spent the last 20 years living in downtown Boston. She is active in her Fort Point Channel neighborhood, recently convening a Fort Point Parents Group to act as a collective voice for parents in the area. She serves on the Board of Directors of Heading Home and is a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Massachusetts Center for Collaborative Leadership. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the New England Baptist Building and Grounds Committee and Board of Visitors.