PACC 2018 Board of Directors

The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce is governed by a Board of Directors made up of representatives of businesses and organizations throughout the community. This diverse group of volunteers brings a wealth of business and leadership experience to promote, build, and support the most effective business climate for our members. Interested in joining our board? Annually, a nominating committee identifies and selects candidates for open positions ensuring representation of membership and needs of the PACC. Board members are elected for a 3 year term, serving a maximum of 2 terms. For more information about joining the PACC Board of Directors, please email
Michael Murray, AIF®
2018.2019 Chairman
Peabody Wealth Advisors
Michael P Murray, AIF®, President of Peabody Wealth Advisors, is focused on providing risk management and wealth management strategies and superior client service for his financial planning clients. Mike is also passionate about giving back to the local communities that help support Peabody Wealth Advisors. He currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce. Mike also donates his time to the support of many local initiatives such as the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (Yea!) Peabody, Northeast Arc and North Shore Community Action Programs (NSCAP). These opportunities provide him the chance to share his expertise and insight in the service of others.
Teresa Reade
2018.2019 Vice Chair
Reade Law Firm, PC
Teresa Reade is the principle and founder of Reade Law Firm, PC.  Teresa focuses her practice exclusively to issues relating to Family and Divorce Law, including custody and parenting plans, child support and alimony, property division issues including high asset divorces, prenuptial agreements and restraining orders.  Teresa acts as appointed counsel for children through the Attorney's Representing Children (ARC) program and acts as a Guardian Ad Litem.  
Corey Jackson
2018.2019 2nd Vice Chair
Matthew Genzale
2018.2019 Board Treasurer
Taylor Sparkas
2018.2019 Board Secretary
Eastern Bank
Branch Manager, Shaw's Peabody
Chris Feazel
2017.2018 Past Chairman
District Sales Coordinator
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Nicolas D'Onofrio
Boston Children's at Peabody
Nicolas is the Director of Boston Children's Hospital Satellite Business Processes & Administrator of Boston Children's at Peabody.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of New Hampshire and an MBA and an MS in Leadership with a HR concentration from Southern New Hampshire University.  As well as serving on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Northeast MA since 2016, he also serves on the Board of Directors for the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Directors for Express Yourself, a program that brings creative arts programs to youth in residential and outpatient treatment facilities.  
Laura Swanson
Enterprise Center at Salem State University
Executive Director

Laura Swanson is the Executive Director of the Enterprise Center at Salem State University.  The Center offers a broad cross section of business programs to support entrepreneurs, as well as small and medium sized business that are growing on the North Shore. As Executive Director Ms. Swanson is responsible for over 100 business programs offered by the Center, each year, as well as the management of the Center’s 53,000 sq. ft. building that houses approximately 40 tenants. She works closely with Salem State University and its entrepreneurship programs for students and manages the work of the North Shore Alliance for Economic Development.She has been with the Enterprise Center since 2008 and previously served as its Chief Operating Officer.


Daniel Sencabaugh
Hurwitz, Richard & Sencabaugh LLP
Dan Sencabaugh, a partner of Hurwitz, Richard & Sencabaugh LLP, is a graduate of Tufts University and Suffolk University Law School. A member of the bars of Massachusetts and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Dan’s practice focuses on civil litigation, construction law and real estate. He represents corporations and individuals in court, arbitration, mediation, and before administrative agencies. Representative clients include general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners and developers, as well as hospitality and retail industry entities. Dan has been featured in Boston Magazine and by New England Super Lawyers as a Massachusetts Rising Star in the field of construction litigation, an honor that recognizes the top 2.5 percent of attorneys 40 years old and under or in practice for 10 years or less. Dan also serves on the City of Peabody Zoning Board of Appeals.

Liz White
Brian Vinagro, CFP®
Peabody Wealth Advisors
LPL Financial Planner
Brian Vinagro is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ practitioner. Brian provides an independent and comprehensive planning experience for his clients by addressing such key areas as wealth management, risk management and estate planning. A graduate of Salem State College, Brian obtained his B.S. in Political Science. Brian earned a Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University before earning the CFP® certification. 

The financial consultants at Peabody Wealth Advisors are registered representatives with, and securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and their services are not affiliated with LPL Financial or Peabody Wealth Advisors.

Pete Diffendal
Jacqui Richard
Phil Richard Insurance
Business Development & Marketing
Jacqui Richard is a licensed insurance agent overseeing Business Development and Marketing at Phil Richard Insurance, a local, family-owned, full-service brokerage agency providing personal and commercial insurance since 1988.  Jacqui's focus is growing the family agency in a holistic and organic way--building on the legacy of being a resource for clients, colleagues, and the North Shore community.

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Science and concentration in sustainability, Jacqui aims to incorporate similar principles in her business practices through empowering her peers, the community, and local economy. 
Sue Tomchyshyn
Plexus Worldwide
I was  introduced to Plexus Worldwide as a result of our very first product-the Breast Check Kit.I knew this was an amazing tool for women and wanted to get it into the hands of friends and family.Since then the product line has grown to 15 products-each one focusing on helping people achieve optimal health thru natural plant based ingredients.Over the past 3 years Plexus has enjoyed growth of over 16,000 %! Why ? Because the products work!.
Whether you are looking to lose weight,balance  blood sugars,improve gut health or alleviate chronic aches and pains,you will likely find a product that can help in Plexus.
Supporting the community through the Peabody Chamber enables me to follow my true passion for helping others and I am excited to bring the good news of Plexus to New England.
Ed Lomasney
Marissa Szabo
Well & Simple Health Coaching & Workplace Wellness
Marissa Szabo is a certified health coach and the owner of Well & Simple Health Coaching and Workplace Wellness. Her passion for health and wellness was sparked by the health and weight struggles she grew up with personally and in her family. She founded Well & Simple to help clients reach their health goals through practical, sustainable changes in their daily lives. Marissa has a Bachelor's from Smith College and a dual certificate in health coaching from the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute. She currently resides in Beverly with her fiancee, Aaren, and their cat, Denali. In addition to her work with the Chamber, she is also an active volunteer with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massaschuetss and the NextGen Network. 
Lisa Mayhew