Margaret Norton

Chief of Staff, Mass General Brigham

Margaret Norton joined Mass General Brigham in 2017 as the Chief of Staff in the Office of the CEO.  She is responsible for ensuring matters related to the CEO are coordinated in a timely, strategic and orderly manner as to ensure the advancement of Mass General Brigham’s goals and objectives.  This includes research, strategic counsel, and editorial support for both internal and external matters, close collaboration with Mass General Brigham’s leadership, and coordination with members of the business and civic communities.

Prior to joining Mass General Brigham, Margaret was Director of Corporate Communications for nearly twenty years at Eversource (previously NSTAR) and was responsible for corporate advertising, branding and related external customer communications, large scale sponsorships, employee and community giving and philanthropy, and employee communications. Prior to joining Eversource, Margaret worked at several Boston public relations agencies and at her alma mater, Emmanuel College.

She has served as a member of the Salvation Army Greater Boston Advisory Board, A Better City, and the board of trustees at Notre Dame Academy Hingham, including three years as board chair.

Margaret received her bachelor of art in English literature and political science from Emmanuel College and her master of science in communications management from Simmons College. She resides in Weymouth, Massachusetts with her husband Michael and their children Maggie, John and Kevin.

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