Mark Walsh is Senior Vice President & New England Regional Director of Amalgamated Bank. Committed to fighting climate change, Amalgamated does not lend to or invest in fossil fuel companies, became a founding member of the Net Zero Banking Alliance in 2021, and was the first U.S. bank to announce formal targets to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2045.
Prior to joining Amalgamated, Mark was Director of External Affairs & Philanthropy for the RIZE Massachusetts Foundation. During the Obama administration, Mark served as Deputy Chief of Protocol of the United States for nearly six years. He was also National Director of LGBT for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign for President and co-founder of Rafanelli Events prior to joining the Clinton campaign.
Mark is a graduate from Boston University and Boston University School of Law. He and his husband, Bryan Rafanelli, live in Boston’s South End.