North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Valerie Bruno as new Manager of Events and Programs

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie Bruno as Manager of Events and Programs. In this role, Ms. Bruno will be responsible for planning and executing the many events and programs of the Chamber and its affiliate organizations. These include signature events such as the Good Morning North Central breakfast series; Annual Meeting; Legislative and Candidates Reception; Congressional Luncheon; Economic Forecast Breakfast; and numerous other workshops, seminars and special events geared towards supporting our members and advancing the region.

“At the core of our membership benefits are the robust programs and events offering the opportunity for members to exchange ideas, expand horizons, and develop business relationships,” said Roy M. Nascimento, President & CEO of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce. “With Valerie’s unique background of being an entrepreneur, our members can expect robust event and programming opportunities geared with the business and community leader in mind under her leadership.”

Ms. Bruno brings a diverse background in events and entrepreneurship. She joins the Chamber from Originally Crafted Events, LLC, a small business she founded in 2020 specializing in the production and execution of small- to large-scale events. She previously worked at Redi, serving as Marketing and Community Engagement Specialist, where she was responsible for identifying and planning community and industry events.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Framingham State University and an associate’s degree in business administration from Middlesex Community College. While in college, she was active on the Entrepreneur Advisory Board, and was recognized in 2016 with the Entrepreneur Award. An active member of her community, she currently resides in Fitchburg.

Existing members or businesses interested in learning more about the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce’s events and programs can reach Valerie at 978.353.7600 ext. 235 or via email at