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.

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. She has been in real estate for over 14 years and believes that her business