O’Neill and Associates announced today that respected government and business executive Joseph Alviani, Esq. has joined the company as Senior Advisor of Strategy and Policy. Mr. Alviani brings 45 years of experience in government, business, healthcare, and technology.
“I am so pleased to welcome Joe to our company and be able to offer his extensive talents and expertise to our clients,” said Chief Executive Officer, Thomas P. O’Neill III. “As a highly regarded advisor to a number of our region’s innovative industries, Joe’s respected career speaks to the valuable insight he can offer and what he can bring to the challenges business face in 2018.”
Prior to joining O’Neill and Associates, Mr. Alviani served as the Vice President for Government Affairs at Partners HealthCare, a regional health care system that includes among its hospitals, Massachusetts General, Brigham and Women’s, Spaulding and McLean. There Mr. Alviani oversaw a staff that provided counsel in the development and implementation of the organization’s public policy, responded to the legislative and regulatory needs of the Partners’ hospitals and affiliated entities, and assisted in assessing community and regulatory demands related to market transactions. Before joining Partners, Mr. Alviani founded and led Alviani and Associates, a Boston firm with a specific focus on strategic counsel to non-profit organizations, government, and business. He was the Executive Director for the Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation (MTPC) where he expanded MTPC’s mission and created the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC). Mr. Alviani also was partner at Mintz Levin and Chairman of ML Strategies LLC, a subsidiary of the law firm.
Mr. Alviani is a recognized leader at the state and federal level. He was Massachusetts Secretary of Economic Affairs for Governor Michael Dukakis and the Corporation Counsel for the City of Boston under Mayor Kevin White. Mr. Alviani’s Washington, D.C. positions include roles as co-counsel to the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on Labor and executive staff member for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Mr. Alviani has been involved in a number of civic and business associations including the New England Council, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, the Governor’s Council on Economic Growth and Technology, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Alviani earned his Juris Doctor from the Harvard Law School and a Bachelors of Arts in Government from Dartmouth College. He was also a Fellow for the Center for Business and Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and an adjunct professor of law at American University Law School.