Staff

Carmen Arce-Bowen Assistant Vice President of Recruitment and Executive Convenings

Carmen Arce-Bowen is the Assistant Vice President of Recruitment and Executive Convenings of The Partnership, Inc. She is responsible for recruiting participants for all of The Partnership’s leadership development programs, executing all events for the organization and managing the Next Generation Executive Program. Prior to joining The Partnership, Arce-Bowen served for over three years as Director of Personnel and Administration

Carmen Arce-Bowen is the Assistant Vice President of Recruitment and Executive Convenings of The Partnership, Inc. She is responsible for recruiting participants for all of The Partnership’s leadership development programs, executing all events for the organization and managing the Next Generation Executive Program.

Prior to joining The Partnership, Arce-Bowen served for over three years as Director of Personnel and Administration in the office of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick overseeing and managing all matters related to high-level personnel transactions in the executive branch. Prior to this she served as Project Director of ONE Massachusetts at the Public Policy Institute in Boston where she helped train more than 250 community leaders across the state on issues related to community empowerment, taxation, basic aspects of climate change and public policy strategy.

Arce-Bowen has served on the boards of Massvote, The Chelsea Collaborative and Emerge Massachusetts. In 2010, Governor Deval Patrick appointed her to the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women.

Originally from Mexico, Arce-Bowen graduated with a LL.B from University Panamericana Law School in Guadalajara Mexico, a LL.M from Suffolk University Law School and a MALD degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy focusing on International Development on Social and Political Change. She resides in East Boston with her husband and daughter.

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Danielle Halderman Senior Director, Administration & Finance

Danielle Halderman is the Senior Director of Administration and Finance at The Partnership, Inc. She is responsible for the financial reporting, information technology and human resources practices and systems. Danielle is also the principal liaison to our longtime partner, Foley Hoag. Prior to joining The Partnership, Danielle served as the Director of Finance for Millennium

Danielle Halderman is the Senior Director of Administration and Finance at The Partnership, Inc. She is responsible for the financial reporting, information technology and human resources practices and systems. Danielle is also the principal liaison to our longtime partner, Foley Hoag.

Prior to joining The Partnership, Danielle served as the Director of Finance for Millennium Hotels & Resorts International and has almost 20 years of financial management leadership in Hospitality & Real Estate Finance.

Ms. Halderman is a board member and mentor for Silver Lining Mentoring, a non-profit organization providing committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills for foster youth.

Ms. Halderman holds a B.S. in Accounting and Business Management from Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts.

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Karen L. James Senior Director, Program Management

Karen L. James is the Senior Director of Program Management at The Partnership, Inc. Karen is responsible for program content and the execution of the Fellows and Associates Programs. She also manages the BoardLink Initiative, an extension of The Partnership’s executive leadership development offerings that support board diversity and development needs of key nonprofits. With

Karen L. James is the Senior Director of Program Management at The Partnership, Inc. Karen is responsible for program content and the execution of the Fellows and Associates Programs. She also manages the BoardLink Initiative, an extension of The Partnership’s executive leadership development offerings that support board diversity and development needs of key nonprofits.

With more than 20 years of corporate management experience with notable accomplishments in community and public relations, corporate philanthropy, program development, human resources and project management.

Prior to joining The Partnership, Karen was responsible for managing Verizon Foundation’s investment in community and education programs in Greater Boston. She had oversight of all programs related to corporate grant-making, employee volunteerism initiatives as well as corporate membership programs. Karen directed an exemplary school partnership program with Verizon and Boston Public Schools as well as the corporate annual summer jobs program.

Additionally, Ms. James has extensive background in corporate human resources, where she was responsible for developing and managing workplace diversity initiatives.

Karen has served on numerous boards and has enjoyed involvement in volunteer activities including with Simmons College, Urban League of Eastern Mass., Associated Grantmakers of New England, Posse Foundation, Jack and Jill of America, and Big Sister Association.

A Boston native, Karen L. James graduated from Simmons College and has completed numerous executive education programs at Cornell University, Boston College Center for Community Relations and Babson College.

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Tarikh Campbell Senior Director, Marketing

Tarikh Campbell is the Senior Director of Marketing at The Partnership, Inc. He is responsible for driving the organization’s marketing strategies and managing the BioDiversity Fellows Program. Prior to joining The Partnership, Tarikh served as Digital Marketing Manager at Ecovent Systems, a home energy startup where he designed, executed, and analyzed the digital advertising strategy. Before

Tarikh Campbell is the Senior Director of Marketing at The Partnership, Inc. He is responsible for driving the organization’s marketing strategies and managing the BioDiversity Fellows Program.

Prior to joining The Partnership, Tarikh served as Digital Marketing Manager at Ecovent Systems, a home energy startup where he designed, executed, and analyzed the digital advertising strategy. Before joining Ecovent Systems, he was a student at Startup Institute, during which he completed the Technical Marketing track and worked part-time for OpenView Venture Partners, constructing customer profiles for portfolio companies and making recommendations for improvement of their sales & marketing strategies. Prior to Startup Institute, Tarikh was a Process Engineer in the Polymer Chemistry group at BIND Therapeutics, where he developed and characterized biodegradable co-polymers for an oncology drug formulation.

Tarikh is an instructor and serves on the Alumni Admissions Board at Startup Institute, an organization providing programs that give the skills, mindset, and network to build a career one loves, doing work that matters. He is also a dance company director and dance instructor.

Tarikh graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a BS in Chemical-Biological Engineering in 2009. 

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Roseann Carbone Senior Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Roseann Carbone is the Senior Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, Carol Fulp, and liaison to the Board of Directors. Roseann provides administrative and scheduling support to Carol Fulp. Roseann is also the liaison to the C-Suite Program and is responsible for the execution of all of The Partnership’s C-Suite events. Prior to joining

Roseann Carbone is the Senior Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, Carol Fulp, and liaison to the Board of Directors. Roseann provides administrative and scheduling support to Carol Fulp. Roseann is also the liaison to the C-Suite Program and is responsible for the execution of all of The Partnership’s C-Suite events.

Prior to joining The Partnership Inc., Roseann was at John Hancock for 22 years holding various administrative positions in areas such as Group Insurance, Real Estate Law, IT and Community Relations. In 2002, Roseann began working with Carol Fulp at John Hancock. In 2012, Roseann joined The Partnership alongside Carol Fulp.

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Samuel Ellison Programming & Digital Administrator

Samuel Ellison is the Programming & Digital Administrator for The Partnership, Inc. He is responsible for developing impactful marketing materials, managing social media and website updates, maintaining the program database, and distributing emails and newsletters. Prior to joining The Partnership, Samuel graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) with a MA in Migration, Superdiversity & Policy in

Samuel Ellison is the Programming & Digital Administrator for The Partnership, Inc. He is responsible for developing impactful marketing materials, managing social media and website updates, maintaining the program database, and distributing emails and newsletters.

Prior to joining The Partnership, Samuel graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) with a MA in Migration, Superdiversity & Policy in 2015 and from Villanova University with a BA in Political Science, Communication & Africana Studies in 2014. He was awarded with the US-UK Fulbright Scholarship Grant for his graduate studies in the United Kingdom. 

Samuel was a six-time All-American at Villanova where he competed for the Track & Field team in the 800 meters. He is currently training for the 2016 Olympic Trials with the Boston Athletic Association. Additionally, he is also passionate about social justice and has conducted many panels and workshops on the interdependence of racism, sexism and gender discrimination, classism, xenophobia, and other societal disparities. Samuel also writes freelance and on his blog about issues relating to politics, culture, entertainment, and their intersections with systemic oppression.

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