/ BYSO Board President Joe Grimaldi Receives 2016 Distinguished Bostonian Award

We are proud to share that BYSO Board President Joe Grimaldi was chosen for this prestigious award for his contributions to some of the most important issues impacting our city, state and world. BYSO’s Board President, Joe Grimaldi was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Bostonians at the Greater Boston Chamber’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 10th. The distinguished leaders are chosen for their “contributions to some of the most important issues impacting our city, state and world. Each honoree has come to Boston, shared their talents and left an indelible impact on the region, using their positions to empower others in significant ways.” Mr. Grimaldi was one of three honorees for 2016 and joins Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, of Sparta Group LLC, and Margaret H. Marshall, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts and Senior Counsel, Choate Hall & Stewart LLP. At the end of his remarks, before the 1800 assembled business leaders, Joe said, " I am deeply honored by tonight's induction. More than a symbol of accomplishment, I see it as an invitation to do more." We were delighted to have some of our young musicians performing at this event and helping to represent BYSO and celebrate Mr. Grimaldi's great achievement. Congratulations to Joe on this outstanding accomplishment! Watch a video tribute highlighting Joe Grimaldi’s extraordinary accomplishments.