John Regan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) May 2019 after leading the organization’s government affairs operation for 18 years. Mr. Regan leads a statewide association of 3,500 employers that provides advocacy, community and resources as a strategy to create success, well-being, growth, equity, and prosperity. Before joining AIM, John served as Executive Vice President for Operations at Mass Development, the state’s economic development agency, where he interacted with many AIM members on specific projects.
In 1915, a group of visionary Massachusetts business owners formed Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) to promote economic opportunity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. They believed that collective action by employers was the key to developing a vibrant state economy that created benefits for everyone.
AIM members still speak with a shared voice to build a better state of business in the Commonwealth. A member-driven, mission-based organization, AIM strives to bring positive changes for the businesses and citizens of Massachusetts.
We believe the role of business is more than bottom lines. We believe the role of business is to increase value for society. We work to drive transformation that ensures the businesses and economy of Massachusetts will thrive today and tomorrow creating a brighter future for all residents of the Commonwealth.
We help businesses unlock their full potential. We collaborate with our members on public policy issues that matter to their businesses and that provide economic opportunity across the commonwealth. We empower businesses with the information and tools to successfully navigate a fast-paced business world.
We strive to bring together the people, insights, and resources to ensure Massachusetts businesses and the economy thrive today and tomorrow for a brighter future for all.