Elyse Cherry, CEO of BlueHub Capital since 1997, was profiled in Northeastern Global News Magazine, a publication by Northeastern Law School, where Cherry graduated from in 1983.
They write: Elyse Cherry looks at her life and career as a seamless web that sort of wove itself.
But if you look closer, you will find that it was spun out of curiosity, determination, a resolute sense of self and hard work, all bonded together by strong personal values.
“You just get up really early, and you work really hard,” Cherry says. “Some things you get paid for, and some things you don’t. And by the end of the day, you’ve got it all done.”
“Wherever she goes, she brings her commitment to justice in a way that people, including people in business, banking and government, are able to hear and join. That’s as essential as it is unusual,” says Mary Bonauto, class of 1987, a prominent civil rights lawyer and senior director of civil rights and legal strategies at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders.