Robert J. Boston

Assistant Department Head – Physical Security
Lincoln Laboratory
Bringing Out the Best
Award presented by
Chancellor Melissa Nobles

Our final honoree in the Bringing Out the Best category is the Assistant Department Head in the Security Services Department at Lincoln Laboratory. His name is Robert Boston, and he heads the Physical Security team.

As a leader, Bob combines humanity and ingenuity.  His colleagues call him "a forward-leaning leader" who fosters a supportive atmosphere that allows everyone to be creative in their problem-solving. The resulting environment is one where team members feel empowered—and excited—to be agents of change. During the pandemic, his leadership motivated his team to rise to the challenges of ensuring the safety and continuity of Lincoln Laboratory, while implementing changes.

Today, Bob's team wants to celebrate him for being "a superior leader, mentor, co-worker, and friend—one who promotes teamwork, communication, inclusion, and respect…every single day."

Congratulations, Bob!