Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has appointed Fall River, Mass., resident Jeffrey T. Karam, Vice President at First Bristol Corporation, in Fall River, Mass., as a member of the Bristol Community College Board of Trustees.

Karam joined First Bristol Corporation in 2003 and has led their Hospitality Division since its inception the same year; growing the portfolio to include eight hotels. He oversees all aspects of the hospitality division from site selection and development to the day-to-day management.

Karam currently serves on the board of directors for the Newport County Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of the Atlantis Charter School and the Providence Foundation. Karam previously served as chair of the Atlantis Charter School’s Development & Facilities Committee.

He earned a bachelor’s in finance and management from Providence College in Providence, R.I.

Bristol Community College’s Board of Trustees works tirelessly to ensure the college’s institutional activities remain at the highest level of quality, and Bristol’s success is attributed to their dedication and the dedication of our exemplary employees.