North Central Massachusetts Chamber Welcomes Babcock, Ogeto and Berthet-Garcia to its Professional Staff

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following appointments to its professional staff.

Maureen Babcock is appointed Executive Assistant, bringing a wealth of skills and experience to the role, including more than a decade of experience in project management, registration, and program coordination. In this position, she will be responsible for managing the Chamber’s database, providing administrative and operational support, and coordinating special projects. A resident of Devens, she has been very active in the community, including volunteering with Troop 1 Boy Scouts and Harvard Parks & Recreation as the Ski Club Coordinator. She also serves as the Chair of the Devens Educational Advisory Committee, which advises MassDevelopment on education-related matters for the Devens community. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and business from Mount Saint Mary’s College.

Duke Ogeto is appointed Marketing Coordinator and will assist with marketing and communications efforts, including graphic design, and website and social media management for the Chamber and its affiliate organizations. He holds a master’s degree in digital marketing from Southern New Hampshire University, a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from UMass Lowell, and an associate’s degree in interactive media & design from Quinsigamond Community College. A resident of Leominster, he previously served as marketing assistant for World Farmers, located in Lancaster, and as a marketing assistant and graphic designer for UMass Lowell.

Nicolas Berthet-Garcia is appointed Community Business Advisor. In this position, Berthet-Garcia will be responsible for leading outreach efforts to engage and support the Latinx community in North Central Massachusetts. This includes assisting Latinx small business owners and entrepreneurs with one-on-one technical assistance as well as connecting them to resources in the local business community. He has deep roots in North Central Massachusetts, having grown up locally after his family immigrated from Uruguay. In 2015, Berthet-Garcia became the owner and operator of a cleaning company working with clients across Massachusetts. In 2021, he served as the regional lead on a citywide initiative to distribute public health information in collaboration with the city of Leominster. A resident of Fitchburg, he is bilingual in Spanish and English, and is a certified interpreter.

“We are very excited to have Maureen, Duke and Nicolas join our dynamic team and help contribute to the Chamber’s work of strengthening the business climate and advancing the economy of North Central Massachusetts,” said Roy M. Nascimento, president & CEO, North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce.

Maureen Babcock can be reached at 978.353.7600 ext. 222 or via email at; Duke Ogeto at 978.353.7600 ext. 252 or via email at; and Nicolas Berthet-Garcia at 978.353.7600 ext. 223 or via email at