Boston Lyric Opera Appoints Two New Leaders to its Board

By Francisco Salazar

The Boston Lyric Opera has approved a dual-leadership structure for the governing body.

The company announced that Alicia Cooney, a co-founder and Senior Advisor of The Monument Group in Boston was appointed Board Chair. Meanwhile, Wayne Davis, a Managing Director of Wealth Management at UBS Financial Services in Boston, has been appointed Board President.

Both live in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood and are long-term Board members. Cooney previously served as Board Chair in the early 2000s.

The company also noted that Past Board Chair Michael J. Puzo, who served in that role since 2015, will remain a Board Member of the company.

The news comes as the company is set to open its 2023-24 season with a new production of “Madama Butterfly.”