Paul Francisco Named to Boston Business Journal
<strong>Boston — Sept. 27</strong><br />Veritude, a provider of talent acquisition and management services, has announced that Paul Francisco, vice president of client relationship management, was named to the <em>Boston Business Journal</em>’s (BBJ) annual 40 Under 40. <br />The BBJ recognizes 40 outstanding professionals younger than 40 for their business success and community contributions. Recipients of the BBJ’s 40 Under 40 will be honored at an awards reception Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Marriott Boston Copley Hotel.<br /><br />At Veritude, Francisco is responsible for providing strategic guidance and client relationship management. <br /><br />Since he joined Veritude in 2005, he has been instrumental in growing key client contracts and implementing programs that have raised satisfaction levels. <br /><br />Before Veritude, Francisco held senior-level positions at Bank of America and The Gillette Co.<br /><br />Upon graduating from Boston University, Francisco joined the NFL and played for the New England Patriots.<br /><br />“This is a well-deserved honor, and we are absolutely delighted that Paul was selected to this prestigious group of Boston area professionals,” said Robert Lopes, Veritude president and CEO. “Paul is truly dedicated to his career and his community, and we are proud that he is a member of the Veritude team.”<br /><br />In addition to achieving career success, Francisco remains a tireless contributor to Greater Boston’s civic community. <br /><br />He is an active member of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, where he has played a significant role in the organization’s growth from 100 to more than 800 members. <br /><br />As a trustee of the Epiphany Middle School in Roxbury, Mass., Francisco helps inner-city children diagnosed with cognitive and behavioral challenges achieve success through a variety of educational programs that help prepare them for high school and college. <br />Francisco is also actively involved with a number of other civic organizations, including Boston Food Bank, Bottom Line and the New England Patriots Alumni Association.