In partnership with the firm’s Managing Partner, Tina Bussone is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm with oversight of human resources, marketing and business development, accounting and information systems. With over 14 years of senior-level experience in the professional services field, Tina brings a wealth of knowledge in strategic planning, talent acquisition, process design and improvement and relationship building.
Tina served as Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer at LECG, LLC in Washington, D.C. She holds an M.B.A. in Management Science from George Washington University and a B.S. in Russian Area Studies from Georgetown University.
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Jennifer Irvine works closely with senior leadership to execute high level marketing and business development initiatives, and works closely with the firm’s specialists in relevant fields to develop high-impact messages, media placements, programs and strategies.
Her department is responsible for group and individual strategic planning, marketing collateral, advertising, seminars and events, public/media relations, the website, social media as well as internal/external communications. She also serves as liaison to professional, industry and trade associations on behalf of the firm.
Jennifer is a member of the Women’s Advisory Network Board for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and was selected for the 2017 Boston Future Leaders Program. In addition, she is a Museum Council Fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and previously served two terms on both the Steering Committee and the Summer Party Host Committee. After many years of service on the board of directors, she served as president of the Legal Marketing Association, New England Chapter. She earned her B.A. in Public Policy from Hamilton College and holds Marketing Strategy and Digital Marketing Certificates from Cornell University.
Director of Human Resources
Eveline (Evie) Wheeler is an accomplished HR professional with over 20 years of experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, insurance, software consulting services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and now, law. Evie is responsible for implementing human resource management strategies that enable Bowditch & Dewey to recruit, train, and retain professional, high performing, motivated employees. Evie specializes in employee engagement, relationship building, performance management, employee benefits, learning and development.
Evie’s experience includes establishing the HR function in two fast growing start-ups where she created highly successful HR departments from the ground up in companies growing over 100% in 6 months. In these start-up environments, Evie was responsible for developing and implementing on-boarding, training and development, performance management, employee retention, benefits management and employee relations policies and strategies (as well as watering the plants on Friday!).
Evie graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Education and Fine Arts from Brandeis University. She is a member of SHRM, NEHRA and CMEA.
Director of Finance
Carol Smith is responsible for the firm’s accounting and financial management. Her duties include developing and managing the firm’s budget, providing the management committee with financial reports and statistical analysis, strategic planning, implementing firm-wide initiatives and supervising payroll, billing, banking and accounts payable.
Carol currently serves as Treasurer of Employers Against Domestic Violence. Previously, Carol held increasingly higher positions providing financial analysis and guidance to for-profit and non-profit organizations in a variety of fields. She holds a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Bryant University.
Director of Information Systems
Jason Matthew is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm’s information technology resources. He develops and oversees the information technology capital budget and ensures that appropriate hardware, software and communications systems are implemented, maintained and upgraded. He works closely with all levels of management to develop short and long term information services to provide technology support capabilities to the firm.
Prior to joining Bowditch, Jason was Information Technology Manager at law firm, Fletcher Tilton PC. He also has experience as Systems Administrator for the Office of District Attorney, Norfolk County, and as a Senior Consultant at Vista Information Technologies (formerly MTS).