Adam Schwartz, CEO Coupon Surfer

Board Chair

Has been a Bedford Resident since 1996 and has a degree in Meteorology. He is a co-founder and the CEO of Coupon Surfer, Inc. which is based in Bedford. He is currently serving as Board Chair of the Bedford Area Chamber. His business interests include economic development, job growth and retention, diversification of the tax base and enhancement of quality of life. Adam has been a longtime volunteer for the Bedford Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Vishal Sood, Owner Tashan Restaurant

Board Vice President

Vishal is the owner of Tashan restaurant located in Bedford  and serves on the executive committee for the Bedford Area Chamber board of directors. He began his journey in the restaurant & hospitality industry in 2003 after graduating from Bentley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management. Tashan meaning “style” brings the energy of India’s thriving culinary scene to Bedford and the greater Boston area; serving reinvented and refined Indian classics. In addition, Vishal is the owner of Gourmet India, a fast-casual restaurant located in the Burlington Mall which has been in operation since 1995. He is married to his wife, Harshita Sood for the past 15 years to which they have 2 kids (son & daughter).

David Tasto, Owner Assisting Hands Home Care

Board Vice President

Dave is owner of Assisting Hands Home Care, based in Bedford, MA, and serves on the Executive Committee for the Chamber Board of Directors. He holds an engineering degree from Boston University, an MBA from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). Dave is active in the local community supporting local schools and veteran’s programs and being involved in his church. He grew up in Minnesota before moving to Boston where he met his wife of 20 years, Urszula. Dave and Urszula have two children – a son and a daughter. He loves hiking, sailing, and skiing – all with family and friends.

Sheena Santos, Barret Sotheby International Realty

Sheena is a lifelong Bedford resident and went through the Bedford School System from kindergarten through high school. She attended Lasell College and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance. Sheena and her husband reside in Bedford and are raising their two young children in the wonderful community. She is very involved with many town events every year.