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The Springfield Regional Chamber is the voice of business for our members. We work together to create a shared vision for our region, strengthen and improve our economy, develop the region’s workforce and provide legislative advocacy. For more than a century, the Chamber has promoted, supported and enhance the economic health of the region.


The Greater Springfield region is a leader for innovation and prosperity.


The Springfield Regional Chamber drives the economic vitality of business communities and regions through leadership, advocacy and partnerships.

To us, our strategic goals are as easy as 1, 2, 3:


Convene Leaders & Influencers To Get Things Done


Champion local Business Growth


Be A Catalyst For Thriving Communities


Nancy Creed


Nancy brings nearly 25 years of strategic alliance building, communications, public relations, media relations and government and community outreach to her role. Prior to becoming president, Nancy served as the Chamber’s vice president of marketing and communications. This is her second stint at the Chamber, serving as its communications director from 1999-2001 before joining Western Massachusetts Electric Company as its manager of corporate communications and corporate spokesperson where she achieved the #1 ranking in the Eastern Region in the communications component of the annual JD Power & Associates Business Customer Satisfaction Survey. Nancy remained at WMECO until 2007 when she established N.F. Creed Communications, a strategic communications and public relations consulting firm. She rejoined the Chamber in 2012 and was named president in 2016.

Nancy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in magazine journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, is certified in nonprofit organization management through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management and is a 2000 graduate of the Springfield Regional Chamber’s Leadership Institute.

She’s also a Parrothead, Citizen of the Conch Republic, and an animal lover with soft spot for Cocker Spaniels especially those that no one else would give a home to. She says she will retire to a tiny island in the Caribbean with her two blind dogs, cat, and maybe her husband...