FutureWorks Welcomes Six New Board of Directors Members
SPRINGFIELD — FutureWorks Career Center announced the addition of six new directors to the organization’s board: Brian Connors, deputy director, Economic Development, city of Springfield; Kermit Dunkelberg, assistant vice president, Workforce Development, Holyoke Community College; Marylou Fabbo, attorney, Skoler, Abbott & Presser; Mike Grandfield, senior vice president, commercial relationship manager, Berkshire Bank; George Kohout, director, ABE/ESOL Services, Springfield Technical Community College; and Vicki Shrewsbury, director, Talent Acquisition, Smith & Wesson.
Board president MacArthur Starks Jr., assistant vice president at MassMutual, said the group will bring a fresh focus to the organization.
“Each newly added board member brings experience and a wealth of diverse knowledge related to workforce issues, career centers, and the challenges confronting our labor market,” he noted. “The volunteer board works to focus FutureWorks’ mission of advancing the careers of our customers and supporting the needs of local business. This includes strengthening program services, financial oversight, and enhancing our public standing.”