We are honored to present the inaugural Dimock Difference Leadership Award to Bob Rivers, Vice Chairman of the Dimock Community Foundation Board and President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern Bank. Bob demonstrates unparalleled vision, commitment and leadership with The Dimock Center, having a marked impact on our work. His high standards and business acumen have been instrumental in inspiring Dimock to establish and maintain its position as a leader and expert in the provision of holistic health and human services for adults and children. His personal generosity and Eastern Bank’s significant grants for the Building the Road to Recovery Campaign set a high standard for all supporters.
Bob has strengthened the Community Foundation Board in his tenure, creating best practices in nominating and governance and recruiting talented, diverse leaders. His wise counsel, keen observations and creative ideas make a difference at Dimock each day.
Bob is also greatly admired by nonprofits across the state, in areas ranging from healthcare and higher education to youth enrichment and immigration rights. His passion and care for improving our communities will have an impact on individuals and families for many years to come.
Bob is one of The Dimock Center’s dearest friends. We express our deepest appreciation to him for all he does for Dimock and are thrilled to call him a Dimock Difference Leader.