President & CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Community Impact
Alice Buckner
Director of Fundraising
Director of Community Engagement
Marketing and Design Coordinator
Springfield Service Center Manager
Chicopee Service Center Manager
Alisha Santiago
Administration and Events Specialist
Sydney Brady
Springfield Call2Talk Supervisor
Thrive Financial Coach

Board of Directors




Jason Newmark
ECG Management Consultants


1st Vice Chair


Scott Grodsky
Harry Grodsky & Co, Inc.


Immediate Past Chair


Denis Gagnon Jr.
Belt Technologies




Daniel Finnegan
Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas




Matthew Maguire
TD Bank


Clerk Ex Officio


Paul Mina
United Way of Pioneer Valley


Board of Directors

John Baker

Mercy Medical Group

President Mary Beth A. Cooper

Springfield College

Julie Dialessi-Lafley

Bacon Wilson P.C.

David Griffin

Dowd Insurance Co.

Van Johnson

Raipher D. Pellegrino Associates

Matt Maguire

TD Bank

Susan O’Connor

Health New England

Kathleen Plante


Sarah Reece Balise Motors Automative Group

Moyah T. Smith

People’s United Bank

Daniel Warwick

Springfield Public Schools

Michael Weekes

MA Council of Human Services Providers

Lora Wondolowski

Leadership Pioneer Valley