The Village Bank Chairman Kenneth C. Brennan has announced the election of Anne Doyle, MBA, and Darryl Settles to the Board of Directors.
“Anne and Darryl bring a great deal of talent, experience, knowledge, and dedication to the community to our Board of Directors,” Brennan said. “We are so excited to welcome them both, and we look forward to their contributions to our organization.”
Doyle is the president of Lasell Village, an innovative senior living and learning community in Auburndale and a vice president of Lasell University. In 2021, Doyle’s leadership was recognized for the third consecutive year as Lasell Village was named one of the top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts by the Commonwealth Institute and the Boston Globe. The Lincoln resident has more than 30 years of experience in management roles in the field of health and senior care. She serves on the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Board of Advisors, and is a member of the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation.
Doyle has a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She was a Fulbright scholar in Sweden, where her passion for senior housing and care was born.
Settles is the founder of Catalyst Ventures Development, a company that focuses on the development of and investment in multifamily and commercial real estate properties in Boston and the surrounding communities, including Newton. Settles and CVD are dedicated to making a positive social impact on the real estate landscape by fostering partnerships that empower minority communities and help them grow financially.
The South Carolina native and Newton resident is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Settles recently co-founded of the Boston Real Estate Inclusion Fund (BREIF), which aims to provide people of color access to project investment in markets from which they have been historically excluded. He sits on the Board of Directors for Commodore Builders.
“We are honored to have Anne Doyle and Darryl Settles join our incredible group of directors,” Village Bank president and CEO Joseph A. De Vito said. “They bring unique perspectives and experience to the Board, and their commitment to the community make them wonderful fits for the Bank and its mission.”