Peter Colarusso, Interim Director
Colarusso, educated as a chemist at Tufts University, spent the first 20 work years managing a Research & Development Laboratory at W. R. Grace. While at Grace, Colarusso studied Strategic Planning at Sloan Business School. He has extensive experience developing aggressive growth and profitability strategies at the corporate, division and small company level.
Early in his business management career, Colarusso revitalized stagnant divisions of Grace, preparing them for profitable divestiture. These skills subsequently applied to several small firms to position them for acquisition by Fortune 100 corporations.
Christine Neals, Office Manager
Christine Neals has been the Office / Communications & Marketing Manager at the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce for the past 4 years. Any marketing or pr materials that come from the office were created by Christine!
Neals is a native of North Reading and a 2014 graduate of Salem State University, receiving her B.A. in Communications and Graphic Design.
Neals graduated Cum Laude and is a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s official Honor Society at four-year Colleges and Universities.
Neals has been able to combine her passion for art and design with her knowledge in marketing and communications and apply it to her current position, making her an invaluable asset to the LACC Team.
“The LACC provides me with an opportunity to build relationships with many different business owners and learn about their businesses while challenging my creative design abilities,” says Neals. “The LACC is in constant motion with programs, events, and emails that there’s never a dull moment and always an opportunity to push my creative boundaries.”
Perla Noesi, Administrative Assistant
The LACC recently welcomed our newest team member, Perla Noesi!
Official Bio & Headshot coming soon!