Radhames Nova joined Junior Achievement of Greater Boston (JA) in October 2016 as President & CEO. He is responsible for the organization’s overall strategy and operations. Prior to joining JA, Rad served as SVP of Strategic Partnerships at the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), where he was responsible for overseeing some of the organization’s largest national corporate partnerships and a pilot partnership between JA and ALPFA. He was ED of the ALPFA Boston Chapter from 2011 to 2015. From 2002 to 2006, Rad served as Director of Development at the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, MA, raising $1.8M annually for operations and leading the organization's record breaking $8.5 million capital campaign to build a new facility. Prior to that, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa. Beyond the nonprofit sector, Rad has held positions in the financial services industry at Fidelity Charitable Services, SCS Financial and Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management. Rad obtained his B.A. from Middlebury College and his MBA from Boston University. He serves as a board member at two of his alma maters, Central Catholic High School and Middlebury College. In March 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Massachusetts Secretary of Labor & Workforce Development Rosalin Acosta nominated Rad to the MassHire State Workforce Board. Rad has been an active participant in The Lawrence Partnership and was a member of its inaugural Lawrence Leads Program.