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Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts announces six new board members

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts (JAWM) has announced the addition of six new members to its board of directors.

“We are so excited to welcome these new board members who come from such diverse backgrounds,” said Jennifer A. Connolly, JAWM president. “These six individuals will help us make decisions that will impact the lives of youth in western Massachusetts. We cannot wait to see all the great things they will accomplish and creative ideas they will bring to the table.”

The new members of the board of directors include:

  • Lisa Reilly of Florence, Mass., Senior Media, Digital & Sports Marketing Strategist at Saga Communications
  • Alexander Cerbo of West Springfield, Mass., Assistant District Attorney for Berkshire County
  • Anthony Lorenzano of Springfield, Mass., Store Manager at TD Bank
  • Mark Laurenzano of Westfield, Mass., Dean of Students at Kiley Middle School
  • Terrell Joyner of Suffield, Conn., Partner, Founder at Unity Financial and Insurance Group
  • Lena Buteau of Hampden, Mass., Vice President Retail Administrative Officer at Monson Savings Bank

About Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts

Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts was founded in Springfield, MA in 1919 and is the birthplace of JA. Today more than 13,000 students in grades K–12 in Western MA participate in JA programs annually. For more information, visit