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Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development to Address Chamber

September 20, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., September 20, 2017  -  Rosalin Acosta, who was recently appointed as Secretary of Labor & Workforce Development by Governor Charlie Baker, will be the Springfield Regional Chamber Pastries, Politics and Policy speaker on October 11, 2017 at the TD Bank Conference Center, 1441 Main Street, Springfield, from 8 – 9 a.m., sponsored by Skoler, Abbott & Presser. P.C.

Acosta will discuss how workforce development is a critical component of the region’s economic success.

A widely respected financial and banking professional with over 30 years of experience in Greater Boston financial institutions, Acosta was most recently as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Enterprise Wealth Management at Enterprise Bank in Lowell, where she oversaw the operations of the bank’s Wealth Management and Brokerage Divisions since 2013.

She has also worked in senior executive roles at TD Bank and Sovereign Bank (now Santander).

Active in community and civic organizations, Acosta is a Board Member of The Boston Foundation, a Board overseer at Boston’s Children’s Hospital since 2009, where she was a founding member of Milagros Para Ninos, and a 14-year Member of the Boston Chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America. She is a Director and Planning Member of the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board and was appointed a Northern Essex Community College Trustee by Governor Baker in 2016.

In 2014, Acosta was named one of Boston’s Most Influential Women by the Women of Harvard Club, where she serves on the Leadership Committee.  She was one of El Planeta’s Top 100 Most Influential Hispanics in Massachusetts for three consecutive years.

Born in Cuba, Acosta graduated from Wesleyan University, where she was a member of the Women’s Varsity Ice Hockey Team.  She is the proud mother of five children and an avid traveler, runner and cyclist.

The Pastries, Politics and Policy series provides attendees the opportunity to hear directly from legislative leaders and policy experts on the issues of the day in an informal roundtable setting.

 

Reservations are $18 for members ($23 at the door), $25 for general admission ($30 at door) and include continental breakfast.  Reservations may be made online at www.springfieldregionalchamber.com or by emailing events@springfieldregionalchamber.com.

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