New England Air Museum
The New England Air Museum has appointed Debbie Reed as executive director. Reed has been serving as Interim Director since mid-2018, and has an extensive track record with the museum. She is also the organization’s first female executive director in its 59-year history.
Under Reed’s direction, the museum has added to and enhanced its professional staff, including hiring a private events manager, new curator and director of advancement and external relations. Public programs have been added to appeal to new audiences, and a new marketing effort has been launched to brand the museum as a great experience for people of all ages and interests.
Gina Maria Alimberti was named executive director of the Bradley Regional Chamber of Commerce, serving the East Granby and Windsor Locks communities. The customer-focused business development and management leader has 17 years of sales, marketing and non-profit experience. Alimberti has been heavily involved in the Bradley Chamber since 2014 serving as an officer, secretary, vice president and president, and works full-time at the Connecticut Trolley Museum as its business manager. She enjoys being the public face of the organization and thrives on the fast paced, deadline-driven non-profit environment.