Dean is a 1995 graduate of Norwich University, The Military College of Vermont. Dean began his financial planning career in 1998 at Morgan Stanley where he worked until April of 2011. Dean is currently a Vice President with The RD Wealth Management Group at UBS Financial Services in Springfield Mass. Dean has lived in East Longmeadow for 10 years with his wife Lisa and their four children, Siena, Ava, Bianca and Dean. He joined the board in 2011. He also enjoys playing golf and spending leisure time with his family.
Adam Oliveri, Vice President
Andy Robb, Treasurer
Elizabeth Marsian-Boucher, School Committee
Michael moved to East Longmeadow with his family in 2012. He is originally from Chicopee, MA where he was born and raised. Michael is a Regional Vice President for Brighthouse Financial out of Charlotte, NC. He is based in East Longmeadow and works throughout the New England marketplace. Michael joined MetLife/Brighthouse financial in 2006 and has worked in various roles over the years. Mike was educated at Westfield State University and currently resides in East Longmeadow with his wife Amanda and sons, Preston, Pierce and Payson. Mike is an avid golfer and also enjoys spending time with his friends and family.
Angela is the owner of the Law Office of Angela Edwards and president and co-owner of Edwards Coastal Land Development, LLC. Attorney Edwards is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and specializes in national consumer class action cases as Plaintiffs’ counsel against major banks, insurance companies and corporations, including Capital One, Citibank, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Comcast, Macy’s and Kohl’s. Angela and her husband, Rick, reside in East Longmeadow with their two children.
Kelly moved to East Longmeadow 10 years ago and lives here with her husband Paul, her daughter Payton, son Evan, and their dog Penny. She is originally from Springfield, MA where she was born and raised. Kelly has been working in Westfield public schools since 2001 as a Health and Physical Education teacher. She earned a Master’s degree from Cambridge College and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Education from Springfield College. Kelly played soccer for Cathedral as well as Springfield College. She has run 5 marathons to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Griffen’s Friends. Kelly has a passion for sharing her love of health and fitness, which is what drew her to ELEEF. She was eager to help coordinate The Spartan Sprint, which she hopes to become an annual community event to benefit health and education.
Christine moved to East Longmeadow in 2006 and lives here with her husband Tim, her sons Andrew & Nolan, & her dog Fenway. Christine feels fortunate to also have her parents residing in their own little home on her property where her children enjoy spending time with their grandparents.
Christine has been a full time Massachusetts Realtor since 2006, and also holds a Connecticut Real Estate License. She associates herself with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Longmeadow. Christine has received numerous awards and accolades for her outstanding sales and dedication, and was most recently named 2013 REALTOR of the Year by the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley. She is an advisory board member for the Young Professionals Network, and she takes great pride in being the Chairperson of the Community Service Committee for the board of Realtors, as it is a great opportunity to give back directly to the community she serves.
Bill is a graduate of Westfield State University where he received his BS in Accounting and Economics and he obtained his Masters degree at the University of Connecticut. He is currently the CFO of the Engineered Wire & Cable Sector of Marmon Holdings, Inc. based in Chicago, IL. Prior to joining Marmon, Bill served as North American Controller for Gerber Scientific, Inc. in Tolland, CT and as an Audit Manager for PwC in Hartford, CT. Bill is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the American Institute of CPAs and serves as a Director for the RSCC Employee Scholarship Fund. Bill has lived in East Longmeadow since 2005 with his wife Christel and their four children: Will, Carolyn, Andy and Katie.
Al is currently the President and Chief Operating Officer of Savage Arms Inc. headquartered in Westfield Mass. He has 25 years of experience in a variety of Manufacturing Companies. He has a BSBA degree in accounting from Western New England College (1978) and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts (1988). He is currently a board member for Savage Sports Corp, Junior Achievement, Wmass Chapter of APICS, East Longmeadow Educational Endowment Fund, East Longmeadow Basketball Association and an STCC Foundation Trustee. He currently resides in East Longmeadow along with his wife Carol and their three children.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Lisa graduated from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with an undergraduate degree in Education/Special Education, and a Masters Degree from Hunter College (CUNY) in Science/Special Education. She has also completed reading coursework at Central Connecticut State University. Lisa has taught in the public school systems of New York City; Rush Henrietta, NY; Rochester , NY and is currently a special education facilitator at Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts in Hartford, CT. She has taught in the Hartford Public School system since 1988. Growing up in New York City made Lisa want raise her family in a more bucolic setting, and she has resided with her family in East Longmeadow since 1992. Lisa is proud of the East Longmeadow School System and how it has prepared her children with an emphasis on achievement. She is inspired by the dedication of the teachers in East Longmeadow, and she wants to help encourage and support them financially so that they can realize their vision and help their students achieve. Lisa recently joined ELEEF because as a recipient of educational grants, and as a teacher in a public school system she understands how important it is to support teachers and reward excellence in the field of education.
Christin moved to East Longmeadow in 2008 and lives here with her husband Corey, Son Nathan, and daughter Alyssa. She is originally from Hadley, MA and is a graduate of Westfield State where she received her BS in Elementary Education. Christin has been in the teaching field for 15 years and is currently a teacher at Busy Bees Preschool. She enjoys running, traveling with her family and coaching youth sports.
Candace Pereira is a graduate of Minnechaug Regional High School and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She is a Commercial Loan Officer for Farmington Bank in West Springfield and also serves as Treasurer of The Gray House in Springfield. Candace has one daughter, Hailey, who is a student in the East Longmeadow Public Schools. They moved to East Longmeadow in 2012.
Jason is the President overseeing and monitoring all aspects of The Gralia Group’s strategic and financial operations. He has more than 15 years’ experience in real estate development, finance, construction, and management and takes great pride in working for a family business that has a direct impact on making people’s lives better. He is a cum laude graduate of Western New England University with a BS in Business Administration and a licensed real estate salesperson in Massachusetts. He's married to his high school sweetheart and they have three wonderful children.
Jennifer moved to East Longmeadow in 1996 and lives here with her husband John, daughters Ashley, Emily, Erika and son Andrew. She is originally from Hampden, MA and attended Holyoke Community College. Jennifer has worked for the Springfield Public Schools for the past 12 years and is currently the Homeless Program Coordinator. She enjoys gardening, reading, and spending the summer in Rhode Island.