A lifelong Cambridge resident, Stan has over his 40-year career worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Hewlett Packard, and several software companies, and has consulted for groups as diverse as the World Bank Group and the state’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Boston University and a master’s from the Kennedy School of Government. He has directed several nonprofits, including Operation A.B.L.E. and the Micro Loan Foundation, and volunteers at the Harvard Club and United Way. Stan’s dad came to Boston from Barbados and worked his way through Northeastern University and Boston University Law School. Stan’s mom grew up in Cambridge, where her father ran a boarding house for black Harvard undergraduates. Stan and his wife Jill have three children, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.