Raymond Lagan joins the Granby – Simsbury Chamber of Commerce as executive director, bringing decades of community involvement and professional work experience to the position. He and his wife Wenda have lived in Simsbury for 35 years and raised their family here.
He worked in telecommunications for more than 25 years in sales and account development before establishing himself in the education space at The Master’s School in West Simsbury. He served there for 10 years starting as Chief Operating Officer and then as Head of School during the last five years.
During Lagan’s tenure at The Master’s School, he served in leadership roles on The Simsbury Chamber Board of Directors for more than seven years. He has a passion for local business and supports the efforts to grow the strong economic and education base that is represented in the Granby–Simsbury Chamber.
Lagan’s knowledge and experience with contracts, budgets, fundraising and business operations will be a valuable asset to local Chamber members. His immediate plans are to grow the directory of current Chamber members and add additional business resources and networking opportunities to promote economic growth in the valley.