Board of Directors 2020


Officers and Task Force Chairs

President: Jesse Cook-Dubin, Partner, Cohen Kinne Valicenti & Cook

Chair: Gary Levante, Berkshire Bank

First VP:  Michele Butler, David J. Tierney Inc.

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

Treasurer: David Irwin, CPA, Director, Adelson & Co.

Clerk: Lindsey Schmid, 1Berkshire

Foot Traffic Committee Chair: Karen Pelto, Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.

Marketing Committee Chair: Lindsey Schmid, 1Berkshire

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


Board of Directors

Wendy Allegrone, Allegrone Construction
Gloria Beraldi, Greylock Federal Credit Union
Tim Burke, Mill Town Capital
Noel Henebury, Blue Q
Adam Hinds, Massachusetts Senate
Branden Huldeen, Barrington Stage Company
Joseph Lotano, NBT Bank
Victoria May, Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
Gerry Miller, Carr Hardware
Ricardo Morales, City of Pittsfield
Steve Oakes, Commercial Property Owner
Nick Paleologos, Berkshire Theatre Group
Eric Pratt, MountainOne Insurance Agency
David Renner, Marketplace Café
Bridget Rigas, Service Fidelis
Nick Russo, Alta Planning & Design
Sam Russo, Dive Technologies
Steven Valenti, Steven Valenti’s Clothing
Dan Zimmer, Hotel on North

Life Directors

David Carver
Elie Hammerling
Peter Lafayette
Gary P. Scarafoni

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