Adam Schwartz

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

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

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.

Cori P. Johnson

Executive Board

Cori has been a Bedford Chamber of Commerce board member since June 2019. She is currently the Director of Sales and Marketing at the beautiful DoubleTree Boston Bedford Glen Hotel.   She has been filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality for over 20 years.  During her career as a Hospitality Sales Professional, she has been awarded the Sales Leader of the Year Award by the Connecticut Hotel Association and recognized as Director of Sales of the Year by Crescent Hotels and Resorts.

She is inspired daily by her husband, 2 daughters, and son.  In her spare time, she enjoys scrapbooking and building mini garden landscapes.