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Press Release Treasurer Deborah Goldberg Appoints Jean M. Lorizio Commissioner of The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission

Liquor Law Expert to Serve as Chair of the Commission
For immediate release:
1/31/2017
  • Office of State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg
  • Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC)

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Chandra Allard, Director of Communications

Boston — Today, Treasurer Deb Goldberg appointed Jean M. Lorizio Commissioner of the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC). Lorizio will serve as Chair of the Commission. She replaces former Commissioner Kim Gainsboro, who left the ABCC to work in the private sector.

“I am thrilled to appoint Jean to the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. “I am confident her experience at the local level and her expertise with liquor laws and licensing will greatly serve the ABCC and benefit licensees and consumers across the Commonwealth.

I also want to thank Kim Gainsboro for the outstanding and innovative work she did while serving the Commission.”

Lorizio is an attorney and graduate of Suffolk University Law School. She most recently served as Executive Secretary and Legal Counsel for the Licensing Board for the City of Boston. She worked there since 2000 and prior to her work at the Board, Lorizio worked in the Suffolk Superior Criminal Clerk’s office.

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) is an agency under the Office of the State Treasurer and Receiver General Deb Goldberg. Its overall objective is to provide uniform control over the sale, purchase, transportation, manufacture, and possession of alcoholic beverages in the state. For more information on the ABCC please visit www.mass.gov/abcc.

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Office of State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg 

Our mission at the Office of the State Treasurer and Receiver General of Massachusetts is to prudently manage and safeguard the state's public deposits and investments through sound business practices for the exclusive benefits of our citizens, and perform these duties with integrity, excellence, and leadership.

Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) 

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission is an agency under the Massachusetts State Treasury. Our overall objective is to provide uniform control over the sale, transportation, possession, purchasing, and manufacturing of alcoholic beverages in the state.

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