Senior Vice President
Brian Domoretsky joins Benchmark Strategies as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs after serving more than seven years at the cabinet level of government in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He brings expertise in government enterprise information technology & cybersecurity, public safety & law enforcement, state finance & procurement, government affairs, and business development.
Most recently, Brian served as an Assistant Secretary and Chief of Staff at the Executive Office of Technology Services & Security (EOTSS), where he was chief strategy officer, gatekeeper, and senior advisor to the EOTSS Secretary. During this time, Brian led enterprise technology planning and modernization efforts across the Executive Branch and directed the statewide COVID-19 Technology response, facilitating the immediate and unprecedented expansion of telework to 20,000 state employees. Brian also served during his tenure as a Massachusetts Government liaison to the National Council of State Chief Information Officers and to the Massachusetts Digital Summit.
Prior to joining the Executive Office of Technology Services & Security, (EOTSS) in 2019, Brian was the secretariat Chief Financial Officer for the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS), where he coordinated $1.1B in spending across 14 law enforcement, emergency response, and public safety agencies comprised of more than 8,200 employees. In addition to managing payroll, day-to-day spending and procurements, Brian negotiated annual appropriations and agency spending plans with the Governor’s Office and A&F, while also advocating for new funding for complex policy proposals and statutory/regulatory changes before the Joint Committee on Ways & Means.
Brian’s leadership serving the Commonwealth of Massachusetts earned him recognition as a two-time recipient of the Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service. In 2021, he was recognized for leading the Governor’s “Future of Work Initiative” Technology work stream and received his first award in 2017 as part of the A&F Regulatory Review Team that simplified and reduced undue regulatory burdens across all 1,723 Executive Branch regulations under Executive Order #562.
A State House alum and an accomplished Democrat political campaign strategist, Brian began his career as Legislative Aide and Campaign Manager for the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Taxation, State Representative Paul C. Casey of Winchester. Later, he advised on communications, operations and strategy for several state and local campaigns and was the campaign manager in 2014 that helped State Representative Michael S. Day overcome fierce opposition to become the first Stoneham candidate to win a seat in over 40 years.
In between government service, Brian was Director of Communications & Development and a Wealth Management Advisor at Commonwealth Financial Group in Boston. There he earned Leaders Conference recognition managing a practice that included small business owners, special-needs families and young professionals. As a key member of the senior leadership team, Brian jumpstarted stalled recruiting efforts and cultivated strategic partnerships with allied professionals and financial institutions.
Brian received a BA in Economics from Boston College in 2003. He currently resides in Stoneham, MA.