Seana R. Gaherin


Seana R. Gaherin, Associate

Office: 508 – 790 -4500 ext. 705    | Fax: 508-568-9200


Seana Gaherin has been an integral part of the Needham-Newton community for the last 25 years.  Since opening Dunn Gaherins Pub & Restaurant in 1991 she has been a model of civic engagement in the community.  She’s served as both the chair ,and on the Executive Committee of the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce.  She’s a board advisor to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and on the Board of Advisors for Needham Bank , and also on the Board of the Restaurant Business Alliance , along with the Chair of The Ridge Club Woman’s Golf .  

She recently served two times on Newton’s task force for choosing a new police chief.

Aside from her numerous formal positions she’s even better known in the community for her infectious enthusiasm in organizing all manners of community events to bring people together – creator of the Feast of The Falls, a free catered outdoor community dinner for 400 guests, a festive parade to celebrate the re-linking of Newton-Needham upon completion of the Central Ave/Elliot St bridge, charity fun runs, community theater and on and on and on.

Seana and Dunn Gaherins Restaurant epitomize the ethos of local businesses and business leaders taking a leadership role in serving their community and its residents.

Seana and her husband reside on Cape Cod at the Ridge Club in Sandwich.


  • Restaurant/Food & Beverage “main street” business sales/acquisitions
  • Restaurant site selection – buyer/tenant representation
  • Restaurant advisory and consulting