Board of Directors
Christopher Land is Chairman of the Falmouth Economic Development & Industrial Corporation. He is currently the General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs, Secretary of the Corporation (and ex-officio Trustee) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
A 2002 graduate, order of the coif and cum laude of Tulane Law School, Christopher was a senior attorney with the firm Goodwin Procter of Boston where he represented clients in various industries, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, power and energy companies, and academic and research institutions, including WHOI. Before Goodwin Procter, he was in New York city at the firm DLA Piper litigation and representing clients in similar industries and at trial. He is also currently the chairman of the board of the Pocasset based EOM Offshore LLC.
A native of Newport Beach, CA, Christopher was raised "surfing and swimming in the ocean every day," he said, and developed an early passion for sailing, racing sail boats by age 10 and has raced in a number of offshore races including multiple Newport-Bermuda, the Fastnet, and the Mackinac.
SUSAN L. MORAN
Susan L. Moran is Vice Chairman of the Falmouth Board of Selectman, President of the Cape Cod Selectmen and Councilors Association, Assembly of Delegates Elect and a member of the Cape Cod Water Quality Collaborative. She is liaison to Falmouth committees including: Coastal Ponds, Waterways, Climate-Energy, Substance Abuse, Cable Advisory and Veterans. She is a business lawyer, a certified mediator and a real estate broker. As a member of the Massachusetts and United States Supreme Court bars, Susan has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies. She is a past Chair for the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee, past President of West Falmouth Village Association, and a former Vice President of the West Falmouth Library Board.
Christopher D. Langlais is Treasurer of the Falmouth Economic Development & Industrial Corporation. Chris brings to the FEDIC over ten years of commercial lending and banking expertise. He is a Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank. Prior to his career as a Commercial Loan Officer, Chris completed a Financial Leadership Development Program at Raytheon Corporation. Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Boston College and a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. He is a 2015 graduate of the Community Leadership Institute of Cape Cod and was awarded the Cape & Plymouth Business 40 Under 40 award in 2016. Chris has had an active role in volunteering in many ‘Credit For Life’ events on the Cape, which provides students an opportunity to learn about personal finances, specifically how to budget and live on their net income.
BROOKS P. BARTLETT Sr.
Brooks P. Bartlett Sr. has been a professional in the financial services industry for over forty years. After attending Burdett College, and serving in the United States Army, Brooks Sr. began his career as a financial professional in 1969 with New York Life. He is currently an Investment Advisor at Keeling Financial Strategies, Inc., which is located in Mashpee, MA. Brooks Sr. currently resides in Falmouth on Cape Cod with his wife, Anne, of 45 years.
Brooks is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). The ChFC designation is granted by the Certification Committee of the Board of Trustees of The American College, a privilege that is contingent on adherence to strict ethical guidelines. Brooks Sr. is also a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), the premier credential in the life insurance profession. For more than eighty years consumers have trusted this mark, which is a designation also conferred by The American College. Both designations represent the highest standard of knowledge and trust.
Additionally, Brooks currently serves on Board of Directors of the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce. He is a long standing Member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Boston Chapter, as well as, a Member of the Estate Planning Council of Cape Cod and Falmouth Economic Development and Industrial Corporation.
Jim Fox has over 35 years of Real Estate experience including residential, commercial, development and management. He has affiliations with Cape and Island Board of Realtors, was the past Director of Greater Boston Board of Realtors, as well as the past President of Greater Boston Building Owners and Managers Association. He has his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College, Carroll School of Management Marketing, Finance, and Real Estate. He is involved with the community. He has served three terms as a Town Meeting Member, currently serves as the Chairman of the Town of Falmouth Planning Board, and Town of Falmouth Local Comprehensive Planning Committee. Jim is the primary contact for the Solar Array at Falmouth Landfill project for FEDIC.
Michael Galasso is an affordable housing developer with over 25 years of experience in owning, developing, financing and managing affordable and work-force housing on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, and in New Bedford, Brockton and Southern California. His developments have won a number of architectural, historic restoration and urban planning awards. He currently works developing and redeveloping affordable housing in partnership with the nonprofit TRI and others. He is the primary contact for the Falmouth Station Restoration project.
Board Member / Clerk
Christopher Simmler has 25+ years of experience in the planning, design, and construction of vertical and horizontal projects from $5M to $250M+ in value. Project types include higher education, healthcare, K-12 private and public schools, and private sector businesses. Chris is a high-caliber, proactive leader and an effective communicator with the ability to focus and prioritize work when involved in challenging and complex situations. His strong team building skills help him to create an integrated teaming environment. Career highlights include service as a Combat Decorated Captain USMC, Special Agent US Treasury (Secret Service), Civil Engineer, General Contractor, Owner’s Project Manager and Adjunct Professor at Wentworth Institute. He currently leads a Jacobs PMCM business practice. Chris is an active member of the Falmouth Station Citizens Advisory Committee and the primary contact for the Falmouth Station/Bikeway Connection project as well as the development for the Falmouth Technology Park.
Falmouth Station Restoration
Rehabilitation of the Historic Falmouth Station located at 59 Depot Avenue in Falmouth.
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
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