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One Charles Private Wealth names Pamela Desmarais Chief Operating Officer
By: One Charles Private Wealth
In this role, she will work with Founding Partner Paul Squarcia and the One Charles Private Wealth team to support existing and new clients, as well as developing and implementing new community outreach initiatives.
Desmarais comes to One Charles Private Wealth from Sacred Heart School in Kingston, where she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 campus. During her tenure, from 2011 to 2016, she initiated and oversaw numerous improvements and innovations, including a new Science and Innovation Center, an upgraded Observatory, the school's first governing Board of Directors and the upgrading of the school's sports teams.
Desmarais, a native of Harwich (Cape Cod), MA, is a graduate of Holy Cross, where she earned a BA degree, and Northeastern University, where she earned her MBA.
After earning her MBA, she managed the Marketing Department at The Forum Corporation, an international management training and consulting company headquartered in Boston. She subsequently relocated to San Francisco and joined Antenna Audio, a national and international multimedia company that developed audio tours for museums and cultural attractions throughout the world. She rose from Director of Project Management to President of Antenna Audio, North America, and Chief Operating Officer for Antenna Audio, Worldwide. She held that position until the firm's sale to Discovery Communications.
Upon relocating to the Boston area, she worked as an independent Marketing and Operations Consultant until 2011.
She resides in Hingham with her husband, Dennis (O'Connor) and their children Nick and Rachel. She maintains strong ties to Cape Cod, noting that her mother is the Director at the Harwichport Library.
"It is a great opportunity to join this very entrepreneurial team that is so committed to being the best in the industry," she said. "In less than a year's time, One Charles Private Wealth has made a strong impression in the market, and I look forward to working with this team to help them as they continue to grow."
Paul Squarcia, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of One Charles Private Wealth, said, "Pam is a wonderful addition to our team. She is a dynamic, accomplished and creative professional who has excelled across a number of industries and will bring great value to our client base and our team."
About One Charles Private Wealth
One Charles Private Wealth is a full-service, independent, SEC-registered investment advisory firm providing socially responsible, sustainable investment options for its clients. The firm was founded by Paul Squarcia, the firm's founder and Chief Executive Officer, is a 15-year veteran of Merrill Lynch. He and his team, which includes another former Merrill Lynch advisor, and a half dozen staffers, managed $500 million at the wirehouse. One Charles Private Wealth strives to provide investment opportunities which bring purpose to profit. The firm offers long-term financial solutions for individuals and businesses, both for-profit and not-for-profit, as well as for advisory organizations through the firm's Circle of Care™. Services include estate planning, investments, banking and insurance solutions. One Charles Private Wealth maintains offices at 99 Derby Street, Suite 101, Hingham, MA. For additional information, please call 617-337-4206 or email info@OneCharlesPW.com, or visit the firm's website at http://OneCharlesPW.com