Commissioner Philip L. Shea

Philip L. Shea is a proud Lowell native with a lifetime of accomplishments.  Shea grew up in Lowell’s public housing in the Acre’s North Common Village.  Shea possesses a BA in Accounting from Bentley Collage.  He served in the the Lowell City Council, the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and the State Senate.  Shea finished his career as Chief Financial Officer under Secretary William Galvin.  Throughout his career, Shea was instrumental in developing federal, state, and local partnerships to revitalize Lowell, and is widely recognized for his leadership and mentoring of young public servants to ensure they reach their full potential.