The HarbourVest Boston Team

Fred Shane

Director, Administrative Operations


About Fred

Fred Shane joined HarbourVest in 2020 as director of vender management and is responsible for developing, managing, and executing a vendor management program that meets regulatory, fund, and firm requirements.

Fred joined the firm from Manulife where he was director of operational risk management and successfully led a series of projects to enhance the Investment Division’s vendor management, third party risk, and scenario testing programs. Prior to that, he was chief risk officer at Commonwealth Financial Network where he successfully designed, built, and led Commonwealth’s Enterprise Risk Management Program, Vendor Management Program, and Operational Due Diligence Group.

Fred received a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts and received an MBA from Nichols college. Fred also received a Master’s degree in Business Ethics and Compliance from the New England College of Business and Finance as well as a Master’s degree in Program and Project Management from Brandeis University.