Board of Directors 2021-2022


Officers and Task Force Chairs

President: Branden Huldeen, Barrington Stage Company 

Chair: Gary Levante, Berkshire Bank

VP Administration: Timothy O’Donnell, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America 

First Vice President: Michele Butler, David J. Tierney, Jr., Inc.

Treasurer: David Irwin, Adelson & Co.

Clerk: Lindsey Schmid, 1Berkshire

Foot Traffic Committee Chair: Nick Dargi, General Dynamics

Marketing Committee Chair: Lindsey Schmid, 1Berkshire

Quality of Life Committee Co-chairs: Allison Egan, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission & Kathie Penna, Mill Town Capital


Board of Directors

Wendy Allegrone, Allegrone Construction

Jesse Cook-Dubin, Cohen Kinne Valicenti Cook

Nick Dargi, General Dynamics

Chuck Leach, Lee Bank

Joe Lotano, NBT Bank

Victoria May, Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

Gerry Miller, Carr Hardware

Ricardo Morales, City of Pittsfield

Steve Oakes, Commercial Property Owner

Nicholas Paleologos, Berkshire Theatre Group

Kathie Penna, Mill Town

Eric Pratt, MountainOne Insurance Agency

Jess Rumlow, Berkshire Family YMCA

Nicholas Russo, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

Jenaye Simon, Greylock Federal Credit Union

Elizabeth Tully, Cohen Kinne Valicenti Cook

Dan Zimmer, Wheatleigh Hotel

Life Directors

David Carver

Peter Lafayette

Gary P. Scarafoni

Steven Valenti


Ex-Officio, City of Pittsfield

Mayor, Linda Tyer

Chief Michael J. Wynn, Pittsfield Police Department

Deanna Ruffer, Director of Community Development

Jen Glockner, Director of Cultural Development

Lt. Traversa, Pittsfield Police Department

Lt. Dawley, Pittsfield Police Department