George Donnelly, Financial Writer

George brings extensive business journalism experience to BackBay as he works across the firm’s client base to help create a wide range of content.

George was the executive editor of the Boston Business Journal for 14 years after working at CFO magazine as a senior editor. He is the author of a book, The Boston Economy: Understanding and Accessing One of the World’s Greatest Job Markets, and he taught a course based on his book at Suffolk University for several years. He has published op-eds on economic trends in The Boston Globe, CommonWealth Magazine and other publications. His work in strategic communications focused on developing thought leadership content and included clients in renewable energy, cannabis regulation and workforce development. Most recently he led Northeastern University’s news division as executive editor. He received a B.A. in English Literature from Binghamton University.

George is an avid reader and golfer and lives in Boston with his wife Marcela and their yellow lab, who is “TikTok famous” with over 100,000 followers (see @SantoTheLab). His grown children are out in the world, one in Manhattan, and one in the Back Bay of Boston.

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