Antoine J. Melay, MBA is the Executive Vice President and CFO of Narman Construction. He is responsible for establishing Narman’s financial goals and strategies. He directs the day-to-day financial and administrative functions, negotiates credit agreements and re-engineers the organization’s operations and technology systems to maximize efficiencies. Prior to his role at Narman, he served as Vice President of Client Relations for Workforce Development Training at Windwalker and was primarily responsible to lead the strategic growth and the delivery of workforce development trainings in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and other states. In May 2012, Mr. Melay was appointed by Mayor Joseph Curtatone to serve on the City of Somerville Jobs Advisory Committee to assist in assessing and examining their workforce development system and their landscape of Somerville’s job market with the ultimate goal of providing policy recommendations. The Jobs Advisory Committee was instrumental in the expansion of the Assembly Row development in Somerville in 2013. The Assembly Row retail/residential construction project is the largest mixed-use, transit-oriented, smart growth development project on the eastern seaboard.
He serves on several local boards, including Boston Arts Academy (BAA) Foundation, Carroll Center for the Blinds, Carney Hospital’s Community Benefits Council and the National of Black Accountants (NABA) Boston. He was appointed to the board of Bunker Hill Community College by the former Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2011. While serving this board, Melay became the second Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and former Chairman of the Audit Committee. Lastly, in his role as the State Coordinator for the Association of Community College Trustees in the Commonwealth, he was responsible for the fifteen community colleges across the state.
Mr. Melay serves on several committees and councils working to promote leadership, community engagement, and economic development. He is a member of the Latino-Jewish Roundtable, an organization working to advance alliances and partnership between the Latino and Jewish communities. He has been instrumental in promoting ADL’s philosophy and core values through various initiatives, events, and programs. In addition, he was the Co-Chair of the Nation of Immigrants Community Seder, along with the Mayor of Boston, Martin J. Walsh, and the Cardinal, Sean Patrick O’Malley.
Over the years, he has worked in various public and private institutions, including Liberty Mutual, the Division of Insurance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the American International Group (AIG). Prior to that, he was an Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).
In addition to his very busy professional life, he is a husband and father to a very active eight-year-old son and a 4-year-old daughter.
He received his MBA and BS in Corporate Finance & Accounting from Bentley University.