Springfield Regional Chamber Elects Officers
Springfield – The board of directors of the Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) has elected its officers to lead the organization: Tricia Canavan as chair, Mark A. French as vice chair, Barbara-Jean Deloria, as treasurer and David A. Parke, Esq. as secretary.
Canavan is president of United Personnel. She most recently served as its vice chair. A member of the boards of directors of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield and the Springfield Chamber of Commerce prior to its merger, she most recently served as the vice chair of the SRC board of directors. Canavan lends her leadership to other boards of directors including the Baystate Health Foundation, Springfield Public Forum and the Northampton Chamber of Commerce.
French is the advertising director of The Republican/MassLive.com/El Pueblo Latino. He has been a member of the SRC board since its inception and served on the Springfield Chamber Board prior to its merger. He also served as chair of the Marketing and Advertising Council at New England Newspaper and Press Association and in various leadership roles on the board of directors for the New England Newspaper Advertising Executives.
Deloria is a senior vice president at Florence Bank. She has served as the SRC’s Board Treasurer since its inception. Prior to that, she was a member of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield (ACCGS) Board of Directors since 2005 and served as its board treasurer. She is a past president of the West Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Dress for Success Western Massachusetts and serves on the Massachusetts Small Business Review Board.
Parke is a partner with Bulkley Richardson and a member of its business and finance department, focusing on general corporate and business matters, mergers and acquisitions and other transactional work. He, too, served in a leadership capacity on the ACCGS board prior to its merger and was instrumental in the formation of the Springfield Regional Chamber. He serves on Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Business & Commercial Curriculum Advisory Committee and is past chair and current member of the Friends of the Homeless Board of Directors.
Also elected as new members of the SRC Board of Directors were Marc Criscitelli, senior vice president for HUB International New England, LLC; Lou Curto, financial consultant with Private Wealth Management Group; David Ference, vice president-commercial lending for TD Bank; Tejas Gandhi, chief operating officer for Baystate Health; Jeffrey Trapani, Esq., a partner with Robinson Donovan Madden & Barry, P.C.; and Jenny MacKay representing the Professional Women’s Chamber.