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).

Maria Porto, AVP Hanscom Federal Credit Union

Board President

Maria Porto, Assistant Vice President of Partner Relations at Hanscom Federal Credit Union builds relationships with companies and makes it her purpose and mission to assist as many employers and their employees as she can. As an employee benefit partner and educator, Maria assists employees to improve their fiscal health, and reduce worry while becoming more productive. Maria and her team provide free virtual webinars and onsite education seminars that meet Human Resource training goals, while also providing financial tools & support that includes free financial counseling.

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.

Pamela Brown, Attorney Brown & Brown LLC

Pamela has served on the Chamber Board for 10 years . She is an high impact legal professional and advocate with excellent experience in environmental issues, land planning & real estate development and permitting, commercial real estate, land use regulation and small business planning, formation, asset purchase.