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Reginald Nunnally

Mr. Nunnally has provided business consulting services to a number of businesses in the New England area. The list of clients include; Next Street Financial (Roxbury, Mass), Town of Brookline, Madison Park Community Development Corporation (Roxbury, MA), Fisher Demolition (Worcester Mass), Centerplan Construction (Hartford Conn.), Rhode Island Black Business Association (Providence RI), Advoqt LLC ( Brighton Mass),
Design Construction and Consulting Services (Boston, MA), and Vinagro Construction (Johnston RI).

Governor Patrick appointed Mr. Reginald A. Nunnally as the Executive Director of the Supplier Diversity Office for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2009 and was responsible for the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Technical Assistance Program. A Technical Assistance Program that collaborated with the private sector, government sector and the supply chain to link certified Minority and
Women firms to economic opportunity.

Reginald Nunnally (more commonly known as Reggie) has been involved in economic development for the past 27 years, initially as the Executive Director of the Grove Hall Neighborhood Development Corporation that
spearheaded the redevelopment efforts on Blue Hill Ave in Boston.

Mr. Nunnally was appointed by Mayor Thomas M. Menino in 1996 as the first Executive Director for Boston’s Enhanced Enterprise Community for the City of Boston, responsible for processing over $44 million of federal funds for Empowerment Zone economic development projects. His career highlights include facilitating the process for financing the Mecca Mall in Grove Hall, the South End Health Center, Merengue Restaurant (destination point for Dominican professional baseball players), the Best Western Round
House Hotel Suites and the Hampton Inn Hotel, (the first African American owned hotel in Boston and the first hotels to be built in Roxbury since the turn of the 20 th century.)

Beginning in 2000 he was assigned to work with the Black Ministerial Alliance and successfully worked with numerous churches in the Boston area assisting ministers in a variety of projects from the development of Tot Lots for Day Care Centers, parking facilities for parishioners, financial counseling, to large economic and housing development projects, as well as the naming of a school after a prominent minister in the Black community.

Mr. Nunnally was also the creator of Boston Connects Inc. micro loan program geared for existing small neighborhood businesses and individuals aspiring to start or expand a business within Boston’s Empowerment Zone neighborhoods.

Mr. Nunnally has collaborated with the Turner School of Construction, Gilbane Construction training program for MBE’WBE’s and Suffolk Construction Sub-contractors Development Series Program and the East West Bank, (the largest Asian Bank in America and the third largest bank in China), and US Department of Transportation for the development of a USDOT/SDO Short Term Lending Program geared towards Disadvantaged Businesses Enterprises doing business with the Massachusetts Department
of Transportation. In addition he is the impetus for the development of the New England Summit a collaboration of all of the New England States to address issues of national concern on a regional basis.

He is a past recipient of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Minority Small Business Advocate of the year award for both Massachusetts as well as all of New England, the City of Boston’s Henry L Shattuck Award, NAACP Pinnacle Award for Minority Business Advocacy, Massachusetts Minority Contractors Associations Advocate of the year award, American Minority Business Enterprise Government Advocate of the Year Award, Mattapan Life Time Achievement Award and ABCD’s Outstanding Volunteer Award at its 30 th Annual Dinner.

Mr. Nunnally sits on a number of Boards and Advisory Committees, including:

  • The Boston Redevelopment Authority’s Boston Local Development Corporation loan program,

  • New England Area Conference NAACP Economic Development Committee, Chairperson

  • Massachusetts Gaming Commission Vendor Advisory Board

  • Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Advisory Board

He has attended Providence College and Boston University and has received training at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Northeastern University’s Otto Snowden Fellowship program.

He is married to Kathlean Nunnally and has two adult children and a
granddaughter.