John H. Emmons, Jr., President

John H. Emmons, Jr., CFA

President
Portfolio Manager

Jay is a 39-year veteran of the investment industry.

Jay joined Welch & Forbes in 1983. Formerly he was an Investment Officer of the Trust Department at Bank of Boston. Jay is a member of the Executive Committee.

He received his Bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College. He is also a CFA charterholder. Jay is assisted by Jo Anne Leach, who has been with the firm for 42 years.

  • Trustee and Member of the Board of Investment, Dedham Institution for Savings
  • Trustee Emeritus, Hamilton College
  • Member, Boston Security Analysts Society
  • Member, CFA Institute
  • Member, The Boston Economic Club
  • Member, Boston Estate Planning Council