Stay Work Play New Hampshire

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Stay Work Play Board of Advisors at 24 members and Growing!

Launched in January of 2012 through an event with Governor Lynch, Stay Work Play’s Board of Advisors is made up of leaders from well-respected organizations from around New Hampshire and within a variety of sectors including finance, higher education, healthcare, nonprofit, high-tech and others. These leaders understand the importance of Stay Work Play’s mission and goals, therefore offering valuable insight on community, workforce, and economic development.

“Hiring, training and retaining talented individuals is the key to success of any business,” said Joe Carelli, President of Citizens Bank. “We recognize the unique contributions that a young, educated workforce brings to our company – and the state’s economy.  Being part of the Board of Advisors is a tangible way that we can support Stay Work Play and its mission to encourage more college students to begin their careers in New Hampshire after graduation.” 

The Board of Advisors provides Stay Work Play with high-level, strategic direction regarding scope, direction and theme of recruitment andretention initiatives and current trends in employer talent needs. For theirsupport of the organization, members receive greater visibility and access to leading young professionals around the state and to regional Young Professionals organizations, plus promotion of their company, and their job and internship openings, and more.

"As a regional health benefit plan that is very committed to quality health care for New Hampshire residents of all ages, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is an enthusiastic member of the Stay Work Play Board of Advisors” said Beth Roberts, Senior Vice President, Regional Markets from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a Stay Work Play Board of Advisor member. "New Hampshire is a wonderful place to live and work and as a state, we depend on the vitality and creativity of our youngest residents to prosper in the future."

To find out more about the Stay Work Play Board of Advisors including how your organization may get involved, please visit

Stay Work Play Board of Advisors members include: Public Service of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire College and University Council, New Hampshire Housing, Grappone Automotive Group, Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green, Campus Compact, New Hampshire Public Radio, Leadership New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, the University System of New Hampshire, Cookson Stephens Corp, Dyn Inc., Business New Hampshire Magazine, BerryDunn, Citizens Bank, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dell, Fidelity Investments, Griffin York & Krause, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Lincoln Financial, New Hampshire EPSCoR, Northeast Delta Dental, and Northwestern Mutual

About Stay Work Play: Stay Work Play is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is “To work collaboratively across New Hampshire to support ongoing economic, workforce, and community development by promoting the state as a favorable place for young workers and recent college graduates to stay, work and play, when considering employment and lifestyle opportunities.” Additional information on the organization can be found on the website, or by contacting Executive Director, Kate Luczko,, (603) 860-2245.