Larry Zabar

Larry Zabar is the Council’s Executive Vice President. He joined the Council staff in 1989 following 11 years working on Capitol Hill.

Larry’s responsibilities include membership, the Annual Dinner, programs run by the Council throughout the region, and special programs such as Politics and Eggs, Team New England activities, the Creative Economy Initiative, the Council’s Manufacturing Initiative, Children’s Health Initiative, the Older Workers Project, and the Marine Economy Program. Larry also has responsibility for a number of contracts and grants that support Council initiatives.

Larry is active on a number of Boards including the national Board of Room to Grow as well as its Boston Board, which he chairs. He serves as a Trustee of the Essex National Heritage Commission; a Director of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce; a Director of the Freedom Trail Foundation; a Director of the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, and a Director of Equal Justice America.

Larry and his wife Hope live in Swampscott, Massachusetts.

Larry can be reached at

Recently from the Blog

September 16 Weekly Round-Up: NEC Members Contribute to COVID-19 Crisis Response

09/16/2020 | Read Post

Steward Health Care Distributes Over $2.9 Million in Medical Supplies Donation

09/15/2020 | Read Post

In the News

NEC Announces 2020 New Englanders of the Year

08/25/2020 | Read Press Release

NEC Commends US Supreme Court DACA Ruling

06/18/2020 | Read Press Release