Meet Our Board of Directors
Our leadership team works hard to create impactful opportunities for all of our members. We strive to provide resources which benefit all size companies, from home-based solopreneurs to our large, local chain stores. We build resources around our members' specific needs.
Adam Sachs, President
As President, Adam controls the agendas andand presides at all steering committee meetings and Business Association Meetings. Adam also acts as the liaison between the ABA, and the Town of Ashland and the Community. Adam also leads the Social Media Internship program. Adam, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC, AIF®, is a Financial Advisor with Centinel Financial Group, LLC and assists people in the accumulation and protection of wealth.
Wendy Pyne, Vice President
As Vice President, Wendy develops the agendas, acts as Parliamentarian for Board of Directors and Business Association meetings and chairs the Scholarship Committee.
Wendy, RFC® ChFC, is the Owner of Protegro, Inc., a boutique retirement financial consulting and insurance firm, headquartered in Massachusetts servicing the specific needs of pre-retirees and soon to be retirees.
Dick Bennett, Treasurer
As Treasurer, Dick is responsible for all ABA financial matters including maintaining records, accounts, and management of all funds. He also oversees active membership accounts and renewals.
Dick is the owner of Metro West Bookkeeping & Tax Service, Inc.
Nadine Nesbitt, Assistant Clerk
As Assistant Clerk, Nadine prepares the minutes of Business meetings. She will also serve as the ABA's town government co-liaisons.
Nadine Nesbitt, is the founder of WAITT - A unique Marketing company creating community collaborations, for all the right reasons!
Cynthia Whitty, Marketing
As Marketing Director, Cynthia keeps the ABA present in the minds of its members and the public. She promotes ABA activities and members and creates marketing and media content.
Cynthia Whitty Communications helps businesses grow by increasing awareness and trust through print and online marketing and media. Cynthia has experience working in a variety of industries and with Fortune 500 companies, small companies and government, municipal and nonprofit organizations.
Christine Reynolds, Clerk
As Clerk, Chrissy prepares the minutes of Steering Committee meetings. She will also serve as the ABA's town government co-liaisons.
Chrissy is the owner of Annemarie’s Dance Centre (ADC), which has seen thousands of dance students through their studios for 40 years. ADC focuses on quality, consistent dance education in ballet, modern, jazz, tap, musical theatre jazz, pre-pointe and pointe (for students who qualify), and hip hop.
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P.O. Box 510, Ashland, MA 01721
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