*Jesse Cook-Dubin, Attorney at Law, Cohen Kinne Valicenti & Cook

First Vice President
*Christopher Mills, Controller, General Dynamics

VP Administration
*Scott Kirchner, Owner, Mad Macs

*David Irwin, CPA, Director, Adelson & Co.

*John Valente, Consultant, Beacon and Triplex Cinemas

Finance Committee Chair
Christopher Mills, Controller, General Dynamics

Lou Allegrone III, Principal, Allegrone Companies
Rebecca Barnini, Owner, Circa
Gloria Beraldi, AVP, Branch Mgr., Greylock Federal Credit Union
Michelle Butler, Project Manager, David J. Tierney, Jr. Inc.
David Carver, Partner/Real Estate Dev., Scarafoni Associates
Yuki Cohen, Owner, Methuselah Bar & Lounge, and VP & Financial Advisor, Alexandra Dest Capital Management
Lou Costi, Owner, Wholesale Auto
Warren Dews, VP of Audience Dev., New England Newspapers
Ken Green, Owner, Museum Facsimiles
*Elie Hammerling, Downtown Resident
Adam Hinds, Exec. Dir., No. Berkshire Community Coalition
Sean Jennings, VP Support Services, Berkshire Health Systems
Chuck Leach, President and CEO, Lee Bank
*Gary Levante, Community Engagement Officer, Berkshire Bank (Strategy 3 Task Force Chairperson)
Joseph Lotano, Branch Manager, NBT Bank
*Kate Maguire, Artistic Director & CEO, Berkshire Theatre Group (Strategy 1 Task Force Chairperson)
Peter Marchetti, VP Branch Operations & Administration, Pittsfield Co-Operative Bank
*William Mulholland, VP for Community Education & Workforce Development, Berkshire Community College (Strategy 4 Task Force Chairperson)
Tim O’Donnell, Manager Business Analytics, Finance – Individual Disability, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Earl Persip III, Sr. Program Director, Pittsfield Family YMCA
Rachel Plaine, Owner, Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
*Bart Raser, Owner, Carr Hardware
June Roy-Martin, VP, Member Services, Berkshire Chamber of Commerce
Van Shields, Executive Director, Berkshire Museum
*Kait Stinchcomb, General Manager, Berkshire Theatre Group (Strategy 2 Task Force Chairperson)
Lindsey Struck, General Manager, Hotel on North
Eddie Taylor, CEO & Founder, S.E.E.D Network/ F.U.L.L. Program & Director of Literacy, Big Head Books
Steven Valenti, Owner, Steven Valenti Clothing
George Whaling, President, Whaling Properties
Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, Barrington Stage Company

Life Director

Gary P. Scarafoni
Peter Lafayette

Ex-Officio, City of Pittsfield

Linda Tyer, Mayor
Michael J. Wynn, Chief of Police, Pittsfield Police Department
Janis Akerstrom, Director of Community Development
Jen Glockner, Director of Cultural Development


*Executive Committee Members