BOSTON, MA – (January 2023) – Boston-based, full-service law firm Rubin and Rudman is pleased to announce that the Museum of African American History has elected the firm’s Executive Director, Elaine Anastasia, to the museum’s board of directors.
The Museum of African American History is New England’s largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans. The Museum is a not-for-profit history institution that began holding exhibitions and public gatherings in 1963, and is known nationally and internationally for its collection of historic sites in Boston and Nantucket, including two African Meeting Houses, Abiel Smith School, Seneca Boston-Florence Higginbotham House, and Black Heritage Trails®.
With 20 years of law firm experience, Anastasia joined Rubin and Rudman in 2018 as Executive Director. In this senior administrative role, Anastasia has broad management responsibility for the business functions of the firm including finance, human resources, operations, marketing, information technology and records-keeping. She is a founding member of Rubin and Rudman’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and a steadfast champion of the firm’s commitment to nurturing and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment that attracts, advances, and retains diverse and creative people of all backgrounds.
Anastasia is an active member of the Boston Chapter Association of Legal Administrators and a former Vice President of the chapter’s Business Partner Relations. She received her BS from Southern New Hampshire University.
“I am so pleased that Elaine is continuing to advance Rubin and Rudman’s DEI initiatives at the firm and in the community,” said John J. McGivney, Managing Partner. “Since joining the firm, Elaine has led with confidence, clarity and compassion, and I am certain she will bring those same leadership traits to the Museum of African American History,” added McGivney.