In this position, Mr. McDermott will be tasked with growing the advocacy and public policy efforts of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber and increasing the visibility of the region’s businesses and economy on Beacon Hill.
“We are excited to have Chris join our team and help contribute to the Chamber’s work of improving the business climate and advancing the economy of North Central Massachusetts,” said Roy M. Nascimento, President & CEO. “Chris will be a great resource to our members in navigating government and staying informed of issues that impact the business community and region.”
McDermott joins the Chamber after serving in administrative roles with the Town of Framingham’s Community and Economic Development Division for two years. In his role with the town he staffed the Town’s Economic Development Industrial Corporation (EDIC), and was responsible for the town’s online branding efforts as well as the upkeep of six budgets. His experience in local government has positioned him on the frontlines of major policy initiatives, local issues as well as grant funding and distribution.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Assumption College and a Master’s degree in Economic & Social Development of Regions from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Existing members or businesses interested in learning more about the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce’s public positions can reach Christopher at 978.353.7600 ext. 224 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.