Monday, November 10, 2008

President Profile: BDPA Boston Chapter (Rod Flakes)

Rod Flakes, President
BDPA Boston Chapter

Address: 37 Bylund Avenue
Auburn, MA 01501
Phone: (617) 686-5332

Rod Flakes became president of BDPA Boston chapter in October 2008. He is an Information Technology professional that currently works for the Executive office of Health and Human Services in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Rod is a member of the Greater Framingham Community Church. He is the founder, past chair, and currently a member of MAWD (Metro West Alliance for Workforce Diversity), affiliated with the Metro West Chamber of Commerce. His past employer of 19 years was the Digital Equipment Corporation. Rod is a senior executive with dynamic leadership ability. BDPA is counting on him to use his skills to grow BDPA Boston from its current position as the 26th largest chapter in the nation.
Rod has a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Howard University.

Favorite BDPA Memory: "I recall attending a BDPA event at FleetBoston bank about three years ago where the local chapter arranged a reception. I was not a member then, but remember how impressed I was. My vision for the chapter is to renew and rebuild on the current foundation."

Motto: “Upon this rock I build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” – Matthew 16:18

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