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John F. Cunningham

John F. Cunningham

In Memoriam

Mr. Cunningham was the chairman and CEO of Cunningham & Co., a strategy consulting firm concentrating on the technology industry. Previously, Mr. Cunningham was chairman and CEO of Computer Consoles Inc., a telecommunications company acquired by Northern Telecom in 1988. Prior to that, he finished an 18-year career at Wang Laboratories, serving as president and COO before retiring in 1985. Mr. Cunningham has served as a director of numerous companies, including the First National Bank of Boston, EMC Corporation and Apollo Computer. He also served as an independent trustee/director of the Federated Group of Mutual Funds Corporation. Mr. Cunningham has served on numerous charitable and not-for-profit boards including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Catholic Charities of Boston, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of Boston, and as an overseer and trustee at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He also was a trustee associate at Boston College. Mr. Cunningham made Palm Beach his principal residence with his wife, Ellen, in 1991. He has two grown daughters, Erin and Trisha, who reside in New York City.

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