Commitment to Community

A Chance to Give Back

Dedication to a principle-based, client-focused work environment is central to our longevity and success. Similarly, we are committed to the communities in which we live and work and look to give back through diverse corporate and individual efforts.

ACE: Appleton Community Engagement


Appleton Community Engagement (ACE) is a philanthropic, employee-driven program comprised of Appleton team members from across the firm. The dedicated individuals serving this program are unwaveringly committed to enhancing their and the firm’s social responsibility through local and national community engagement. Through ACE, Appleton employees are empowered to pitch their ideas for community engagement and receive support from the firm to make those ideas realities.

Our Mission

Appleton Community Engagement is committed to enhancing the firm’s social responsibility through employee service to local and national communities. ACE’s mission is to increase awareness of our surroundings, utilize our collective capacity to serve others, and offer our unified efforts as a team toward a common good.

Creating Impact Through Community Engagement

Being involved in our community and those of many of our clients is an important firm value. We’re proud to offer our time and resources through corporate and individual philanthropy, volunteer opportunities, and sponsorships.

Meet the Members of ACE

Megan E. McKenna

ACE Co-Director

Jill L. Timlin

ACE Co-Director

Loretta K. Sullivan

ACE Committee Member

Sarah Brodeur

ACE Committee Member

Contact us about ACE

Through ACE (Appleton Community Engagement), a group of Appleton colleagues had the opportunity to participate in a day of service with Community Servings, an organization focused on providing medically tailored, nutritious meals to critically ill individuals and their families...
This February our colleagues at Appleton were proud to support Cradles to Crayons Boston with both a Coat Drive and on-site volunteer event.
Appleton was proud to sponsor two teams in this year’s Boston Inclusive Cornhole Tournament to support Special Olympics of Massachusetts. With the help of one of our SOMA athletes Stephano, one of Appleton’s teams took home the first place trophy! The team was thrilled to be part of such a…
Drew completed this route that spans 212 miles and more than 13,000 feet of climbing, following Rt 100 in Vermont from the Canadian to the Massachusetts border in a single day of riding. To motivate him along the way he used his participation to fundraise for Little Bellas, a program…
On a beautiful Sunday this August, Jason participated in the 51st running of the Falmouth Road Race. He completed the 7 mile seaside course in honor of his friend Brittany Loring who was severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. The Brittany Fund raises money that is used to help…
Appleton Partners was honored to support our friends at Franciscan Children’s as the Gold Sponsor for their first ever Boston Pickleball Challenge! API had a fantastic team turnout and were thrilled to participate and support the hospital’s mission, “So every kid can.”