Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Denise Selden, Chairwoman | Email
Owner and Creative Director, Salon 345 Day Spa
Denise is a salon owner with over two decades of experience in the beauty industry, creating an environment of luxury and pampering with exceptional customer service. Her salon is the winner of three 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards, winner of 3 Reader’s Choice Awards for 2012, as well as 3 Gold awards regionally. Her community involvement includes board and leadership positions in MEG Foundation, Girl Scouts of America, Saugus Business Educational Collaborative, Minority Women’s Business Association, Massachusetts Federation of Business and Professional Women, and previously the Cambridge Women’s Minority Business Association.
As a small business owner, she believes in the dynamic fabric of our Saugus community. Denise is excited to be part of the Board of the Saugus Chamber of Commerce, focused on building value and creating opportunities for the commerce in our town
John Smolinsky, Vice Chairman | Email
Vice President, Saugus Federal, a Division of Webster Federal Credit Union
Member of the Board of Directors Saugus Chamber of Commerce; Past President (Chairman of the Board) of Saugus Chamber of Commerce, past recipient award winner of the Saugus Chamber of Commerce’s “Businessman of the Year Award “; Chairman of the Board for the “Saugus Business Education Collaborative; Executive Board Member for the YMCA of Metro North (which includes Saugus); active member and past President of the Saugus Lions Club; Treasurer/Director Saugus Business Partnership; President/CEO of Saugus Federal Credit Union for 26 years; currently Vice President Business Development for Saugus Federal a Division of Webster First FCU.
Anthony Speziale, Treasurer | Email
Proprietor and Founder, Tax Shop & Financial Center
Anthony (Tony) graduated Bentley College with a Bachelor’s in Accounting. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration cum laude from University of Massachusetts. Tony is an Enrolled Agent licensed to practice before the Internal Revenue Service and the Mass. Department of Revenue. He began his career in mutual funds with Putnam and Fidelity Investmentsand has also held positions with Sungard Brokerage Systems. Tony still does consulting as a Business Systems Analyst in tax and compliance systems and had contracts with JPMorganChase, Putnam Investments, Tanisha Systems and Arbella Insurance. Tony currently resides in Saugus, MA with his wife Karen, and children – Paul & Lisa.
Michael Procopio, Secretary | Email
Procopio Construction Company
A lifelong Saugus resident, Michael is a Principal at Procopio Construction and Realty World Forest Realty, his family’s construction and real estate development businesses, which his grandfather founded in Saugus over sixty years ago. Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and is a licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker and Unrestricted Construction Supervisor. Michael also serves as a director of the Cpl. Scott J. Procopio Memorial Scholarship Fund, a local educational foundation providing scholarships to Saugus High school students each year.
Kevin M. Tierney Sr., Director | Email
President & CEO, North Shore Bank
Kevin Tierney currently serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer and Director of North Shore Bank, a twelve branch community bank serving the residents and businesses of Northeastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire for over one hundred twenty-five years.
A lifelong resident of Essex County, Mr. Tierney serves as a Trustee/Director for several local non-profit organizations including Planning Office of Urban Affairs and the Essex County Community Foundation.
Peter Rossetti, Jr, Director | Email
President, Peter A. Rossetti Insurance Agency
A life-long Saugus resident and Town Meeting member for over twenty years. Owner of Rossetti Insurance/ Rossetti Tax Service/ Rossetti Law. Board of Selectmen Member for four years and Chairperson for two years. A member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for over 20 years and Industrial Development Commission for the Town of Saugus as well as the Town Elected Representative to Northeastern MetroTech Vocational School since 1985. A local homeowner and business owner as well as a parent of 3 children, Bre, Trip, & Chelsea. Peter has been a Chamber of Commerce member for 30+ years as well as its Past President. Peter has also served on the Saugus Business Education Collaborative for 30+ years and is a Past President. He studied at Northeastern University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance/Insurance as well as Bentley MST/Personal Financial Planning and Mass Law JD 2005
Al Santosuosso, Director | Email
Partner, CFBS, Commonwealth Financial Group
Al is currently a Parter at Commonwealth Financial Group in Boston. He offers total financial needs analysis through a network of experienced professionals with expertise in advisory services, retirement analysis, estate strategies, employee benefit and retention, business continuation and trust services. Al joined the Saugus Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2014.
Daniel Donahue, Director
Managing Director, Saunders Hotel Group
Peter Kendrigan, Director
Site Director, Wheelabrator