assembly connect

Our Mission

Assembly Connect is a collaboration of employers and property owners in partnership with the Mystic View Task Force and the City of Somerville, Massachusetts. We are community representatives who seek to provide sustainable transportation solutions to reduce traffic and enhance the quality of life, accessibility, and economic vitality of the greater Assembly Square neighborhood.


We Connect

exclusive access to convenient services, programs, and promotions, all completely free through funding from our member companies. We are Assembly Square’s transportation management association, we strive to make our community more sustainable and innovative. We make commuting transportation options more accessible and attractive to those living, working, & enjoying our Assembly Square neighborhood.

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Meet Our Board of Directors, Members, & Staff

Assembly Connect is a non-profit transportation management association (TMA) that provides creative and effective sustainable transportation solutions to reduce traffic and enhance the quality of life, accessibility, and economic vitality of the greater Assembly Square area of Somerville.  The Board of Directors is comprised of property owners in the Assembly Square District, the Mystic View Task Force, and the City of Somerville.


Assembly Connect Members

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Assembly Connect Staff

NorthEase Consulting Group

Management Team

Allison Simmons, Partner
Andrea Leary, Partner

NorthEase Consulting Group is a woman-owned and operated Transportation Demand Management (TDM) consulting firm.  The firm specializes in three practice areas - TMA development and management; Municipal TDM planning; and Corporate Institutional TDM program development and support. 

Stephanie Le, Program Manager

Stephanie Le is a Somerville native and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a degree in Marketing. During her time in college she had the opportunity to study abroad in Germany, as well as participate in the Disney College Internship Program. She has over 10 years in the Customer Service Field and has worked in the Transportation Demand Management industry since 2016. She started her journey in TDM while working for TranSComm TMA at Boston University Medical Campus. Stephanie has joined Assembly Connect under NorthEase Consulting Group as their Program Manager for Assembly Square. She is excited to implement TDM strategies for the City of Somerville and Assembly Square. On her free time Miss Le enjoys traveling the world, eating at new restaurants, and spending time with her puppy Daisy.

Stephanie Le

Board of Directors

Jay Phillips

Jay Phillips, Corporate Director of Real Estate Services, Systems & Analytics, Partners HealthCare
Mr. Phillips is a real estate, operations and capital projects executive with over 30 years of experience in the higher education, health care, and banking sectors. He specializes in IP-Base building systems, energy engineering and sustainable design and operations. Mr. Phillips has participated in extensive leadership training at Harvard University and the renowned Society for Information Management's Regional Leadership Forum.


David Webster, Director of Development, Federal Realty Investment Trust
David Webster is Director of Development working in Federal Realty Investment Trust’s northeast regional office in Somerville. In this capacity, Mr. Webster is responsible for direction and management of initiatives including both new development and redevelopment of existing assets. Mr. Webster coordinates planning, land use entitlements and governmental relations as well as overseeing design and construction teams. He has worked on the redevelopment of Assembly Square and the Assembly Row project since 2006. Prior to joining Federal Realty, Mr. Webster served as Senior Vice President, Planning and Development with the MassDevelopment, the state’s quasi-public economic development agency. Mr. Webster has a B.A. in Communication from the University of Michigan and received a Masters of Political Science from Northeastern University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Industrial and Office and Properties.

Wig Zamore,
Mystic View Task Force Board of Directors 

Brad Rawson,
Director Transportation and Infrastructure, City of Somerville