Deputy Business Editor

Cynthia Needham

Needham is the political editor, overseeing coverage of the State House, City Hall, and Massachusetts politics. She previously worked as a political reporter for The Providence Journal. She is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

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What you might have missed Monday from the world of business


Hasbro earnings top estimates, DA calls on Congress to require access to encrypted devices, and more.

Who’s part of the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership?

By Globe staff ,

The group consists of executives from some of the biggest companies in the state.


Michael Dell’s other big local investment


Dell is polishing up his talking points about the philanthropic money he’s given to Boston-area nonprofits in recent years.

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Jim Rooney assembles his Chamber team


Like most new CEOs, Rooney is looking to quickly make his own imprint on the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.