Boston born and raised, Maureen , a Realtor® Associate, received a BA degree from Boston College and was employed for over 15 years in the advertising and accounting departments of the New York Times' publications "Sailing World" and "Cruising World", based in Newport, Rhode Island.
A member of the Rhode Island State-Wide Multiple Listing Service, the Newport County Board of Realtors®, and the National Association of Realtors, she was also a founder, with her family, of the non-profit Ali Dunn Packer Memorial Fund. She was the Race Director of the Ali Dunn Packer Memorial Road Race, an annual Jamestown event for 10 years which was held in memory of her daughter, Ali, a student at La Salle Academy who died when she was 15 years old. Proceeds from this event helped to support Rhode Island youth pursue their interests in education, athletics, and the fine arts. With the help and generosity of the Jamestown community and other caring individuals, the Fund awarded over sixty thousand dollars to deserving organizations.
She lives in Jamestown with her husband, Rob, and daughter, Caroline. Rob is a familiar face at the East Ferry Marina, where he works at Conanicut Marine Services. Caroline is a graduate of St Paul College of Business and Economics at UNH and is now in the banking industry in Boston. Maureen enjoys spending time with her family in Falmouth, Massachusetts where she grew up learning to sail in the summer.