SBANE Business Partners play an integral role in the operation of the organization as well as program development. Partners benefit in many ways through SBANE’s acknowledgement of their contributions at all events and on all email correspondence to members and non-members alike. Other benefits include a seat on our Board of Directors, a judging seat for the New England Innovation Awards program, complimentary tickets to our events, as well as membership, all a part of their partnership with SBANE. Additionally, Partner companies can influence programming topics and content and are invited to give a Partner Perspective at select events or to moderate panels or to sit on a panel. We very much value our Partners support and participation!


When you partner with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, our global network of specialists find the ideal solutions for linking your business with capital, financial solutions and industry expertise around the world. We provide comprehensive market, industry, product and advisory expertise. Our unmatched scale and resources make it easier for you to do things like access capital, increase cash flow or expand geographically.


East West Bank is a full-service commercial bank serving consumers and businesses throughout the U.S. and in Greater China. For businesses, we offer a complete line of products and services, in addition to an experienced staff that is committed to helping their customers’ enterprises succeed. At East West Bank, we build bridges. We provide the important financial link that can turn opportunities into growth and prosperity.


Eastern Bank: Who We Are

  • A full-service $8.7 billion commercial bank with nearly 100 bank branches, founded in 1818, with 1,600 employees
  • The largest independent, mutually-owned bank in the New England
  • Named to the Boston Globe’s “TopPlaces to Work” for 6 consecutive years
  • Recognized as one of the Top Ten Companies of the Decade by the Boston Business Journal
  • Voted by the readers of the Boston Business Journal as one of the three Most Admired Companies among Financial Institutions in Massachusetts in 2012
  • Recognized, for the fifth consecutive year, as the No. 1 Small Business Administration lender in Massachusetts and, for the fourth time, named the No. 1 SBA Lender in New England
  • Has ranked highest or second highest in customer satisfaction among New England Banks in the annual J.D. Power and Associates Retail Banking Satisfaction Study
  • Sets aside 10% over time, of its annual net profit for its Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, which is third-largest bank charitable foundation in MA. Over the past 10 years, the Foundation has distributed $60 million
  • Eastern Insurance Groupis one of the largest insurance agencies in New England, with $500 million in personal, commercial and benefits insurance premiums
  • Eastern Bank Wealth Management handles $1.6 billion worth of assets


Whether you’re looking for auto and home insurance for your family, liability insurance for your business, or benefits for your employees, Eastern Insurance has a range of solutions to meet your needs. Our expertise and partnership with leading carriers allow us to deliver insurance protection that’s in your best interest.


An Instinct for Growth
Growth means something different to every organization. Increasing sales. Improving internal processes. Leveraging new technologies. Going global. Financing and M &A. At Grant Thornton we understand that it’s a balancing act: You need both reason and instinct to unlock your potential for growth.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global accounting, tax and advisory organizations. Through member firms in more than 100 countries, including 50 offices in the United States, the partners and employees of Grant Thornton International Ltd member firms provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients around the globe. With strong business and financial acumen, Grant Thornton helps clients solve problems, manage risk and seize opportunities to reach their growth objectives.

Grant Thornton’s New England offices have provided professional services to the New England market for over 40 years. Serving our clients throughout our three New England offices, we offer services including:

  • Audit and advisory
  • Tax compliance and consulting
  • Private wealth management for business owners
  • International
  • Corporate finance
  • Technology advisory
  • Compensation and benefits services
  • Valuation
  • Forensic accounting
  • Internal audit
  • Recovery and reorganization
  • Merger and acquisitions
  • Financial performance improvement

Grant Thornton has partnered with SBANE for several years, and the relationship continues to grow stronger. SBANE provides the opportunity to network, get involved and make meaningful connections with others. Grant Thornton has been able to serve many businesses in New England through profitable connections cultivated through SBANE events.

To find out more about Grant Thornton, visit our website at or contact our Managing Partner Peter Resnick at 617-848-4870.


Homisco Inc. is a global provider of telecommunications software solutions, system integration and Software as a Service (SaaS) for wireless and wireline carriers, hospitality, and enterprise markets. Whether you’re a hotel looking to upgrade your voicemail and wake up services, a small office looking to install a state of the art voice system, or a carrier looking for new post-paid and pre-paid cell phone billing solutions, Homisco has what you need.


Since 1988, Integrated IT Solutions has helped businesses of all sizes become market leaders by reducing their IT costs, increasing business productivity, and streamlining their IT operations. Integrated IT’s superior (and well-certified!) Professional Services team is also there guiding our clients’ IT infrastructure through the ocean of choices. Integrated IT Solution is among the top 100 global Managed Service companies for the past three years, it’s ISO 9001 certified and an ESOP company.

Experience the power of being understood.

A one-size-fits all approach is not the way to solve today’s complex business challenges. At McGladrey, our solutions are rooted in a deep understanding of you, your business and your industry. As the fifth largest U.S. provider of accounting, tax and consulting services and a member of RSM International, the sixth largest network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms worldwide, McGladrey has the global capabilities with the local touch needed to address the critical business challenges and opportunities facing New England’s leading companies.

McGladrey has been providing professional services to the New England market for over 40 years offering a full array of assurance, tax and consulting services to address the range of complex business, technology and industry challenges our clients face both today and tomorrow. Our customized service offerings include:

  • Assurance
  • Tax
  • Risk Advisory
  • Technology
  • Financial Advisory
  • International Business

McGladrey’s long-standing partnership with SBANE provides New England’s small businesses with access to nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 70 offices nationwide in order to assist with their most complex accounting, reporting, tax and risk containment issues. Our professionals strive to provide insight into critical areas of their operations to achieve the highest level of performance.

Experience the power of being understood. Contact Chris MacKenzie, Office Managing Partner – Boston at or 617.912.9000.


Meridien Benefits, Inc. assists corporate clients by developing, maintaining and communicating benefit programs for your most valuable resources, your executives and employees. We help our clients accumulate, preserve and transfer personal wealth. Our team approach, through commitment to excellence, is dedicated to providing a client-centered service. We value a trusting and confidential relationship with each client. With over 500 corporate clients and $1 billion in assets under management, our experience will work for you.

Peirce Outwood

Pierce Atwood LLP is one of the leading regional law firms in New England with 140 attorneys serving regional, national and international clients from offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Boston, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; Stockholm, Sweden; and Washington, DC. Follow us on Twitter @PierceAtwoodLLP.


Raytheon is an international aerospace and defense company headquartered in Waltham, MA. Our four businesses work together to craft solutions for a wide variety of government and commercial customers. Integrated Defense Systems specializes in air and missile defense, large land- and sea-based radars and systems for managing command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I). It also produces air traffic management systems, sonars, torpedoes and electronic systems for ships.

Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the largest retail banks in the United States by deposits. Its main corporate offices are in Boston and it operates principally in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Santander’s 9,469 employees serve its 1.8 million customers through the Bank’s 706 branches, 2,074 ATMs, call centers, website and mobile app. Supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Santander in the United States is a wholly- owned, financially autonomous subsidiary of Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN), a global commercial and retail bank. For more information about Santander, visit or call 877-768-2265. Santander, Santander Bank and the Flame Logo are registered trademarks, and Santander Universities is a service mark, of Banco Santander, S.A. or its affiliates or subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Founded in 1907 by Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, SBLI has protected hundreds of thousands of families and business owners with affordable, dependable life insurance. Known for a convenient and hassle-free approach, SBLI specializes in providing coverage that fits specific needs and budgets. SBLI has consistently earned an A+ (Superior) rating from A.M. Best for financial strength. Visit to learn more.


TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, is one of the 10 largest banks in the United States, delivering full-scale solutions to nearly 8 million customers from Maine to Florida. TD Bank offers customers an array of retail, small business and commercial banking products with legendary service and unparalleled convenience.

TD Bank is a financially strong, well-capitalized and committed banking partner for businesses and individuals alike, with about 1,300 convenient locations and 1,900 TD Bank-owned ATMs. TD Bank’s nearly 28,000 diverse employees work in unison to offer exceptional products and services that are easy to use and easy to understand.

At a time when many banks scaled back from the market, TD Bank bucked the trend. Throughout the downturn, the bank continued to lend to businesses, created jobs, and added new locations along the East Coast.

TD Bank continues to be a market leader in small business and commercial lending, through traditional loans and lines of credit, specialty financing, and government-backed small business loan programs. As a bank of local lenders making local loans, local decision-making ensures that the unique challenges and opportunities of each market are understood and considered. TD Bank is committed to helping businesses of all sizes grow and be successful, and our message to business is, “We’re here to lend, when you’re ready to borrow.”

In every community, TD Bank is a local, one-stop banking shop, offering personal and business banking, lending, leasing, investments, and international services to meet customers’ financial needs. TD Bank is also growing its teams in Asset Based Lending, Equipment Finance, Treasury Management and Merchant Services, as well as international services including Global Trade Finance and Foreign Exchange.

For more information on TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, please call 1-888-751-9000, visit any TD Bank store, or visit us online at


TGA Cross Insurance is New England’s largest independently owned insurance agency. Family owned and operated, Cross Insurance has been serving the region’s business community for over 50 years. TGA Cross is the MA headquarters for Cross Insurance and specializes in risk management consultations and customized property & casualty and group benefit programs for companies of all sizes, with a focus on emerging markets and new technologies which is often underserved. Cross Insurance is a single source solution for all of your insurance needs.



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