The AVCAR Group, Ltd.
Carol R. Goldberg is President of The AVCAR Group, Ltd., a private investment and consulting firm, which she founded in 1990 with her husband, Avram, after a thirty year career with The Stop & Shop Companies. Prior to founding AVCAR, she was the President and COO of Stop & Shop.
She is a director of Alere, Inc. Over the past years, she also served on a number of other public boards, such as The Gillette Company, The Putnam Fund Groups, Lotus Development Corporation, Cowles Media, The Bingham Companies (The Courier Journal and Louisville Times), America Service Group, and The Stop & Shop Companies.
She is the Chair of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley (September 2011 – June 2012); a member of the Board of Advocates, Tufts University Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service; and a member of the Boards of the Women’s Studies Research Center of Brandeis University and The One Hundred Club. She is a founding member of The Commonwealth Institute, devoted to helping women entrepreneurs grow their businesses. She is a Trustee for Life of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the immediate past-Chair of its Medical Education Committee. She is a member of the Board of Hebrew College, and recently retired as a member of the Board of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies.
Carol Goldberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Jackson College in 1955; was graduated from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1969; and, in 1990-1991, she was a Fellow at the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College, where she collaborated with Dawn-Marie Driscoll on their book, “Members of the Club – The Coming of Age of Executive Women”. It was published in 1993 by Free Press.
She is married to Avram J. Goldberg; has a son, Joshua, a daughter, Deborah, and a son-in-law, Michael Winter; and two grandchildren, Evan and Meredith.
Carol’s favorite pastimes are golf, travel, walking, and exercise.