Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Celia Clancy, President
Hannah DeLisle-Stall, Vice President
Sonya Purvis, VP Membership
Liv DeAndrea, Treasurer
Catherine Van Bramer, Secretary
Alisa Costa, Co-Chair Programming
Lynn Wallace, Co-Chair Programming
Sharon Coe, Co-Chair Communications
Roberta McCulloch-Dews, Co-Chair Communications

Celia Clancy, President

Celia Clancy is an inspiring leader with extensive experience in retail and consumer businesses. Her background includes team building, strategic planning, merchandising, product development and sourcing, direct consumer marketing, omni-channel retailing and manufacturing. She has led businesses through solid growth and successful turnarounds, as well as asset sales and liquidations. She has a wide range of experience in public, private, family-owned, private equity and ESOP companies.

She has served on the board of The Fitzpatrick Companies, known for the Country Curtains brand and also served on the board of Ashley Stewart, a plus-size specialty retail chain serving the urban woman. She serves on several non-profit boards, including Tapestry Health, Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity and Community Health Programs. She also serves as President of Berkshire Business and Professional Women.

Celia is currently Managing Partner of Celia Clancy Advisors, where she serves as a director and advisor, with an emphasis on applied customer insights, strategic planning and business process improvement. A key piece of her current consulting is coaching entrepreneurs.

In addition to CEO roles at The Fitzpatrick Companies and Ashley Stewart, prior roles include President, AJ Wright division of TJX, Senior Operations Consultant with Cerberus and Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, Walmart.

Celia’s educational background includes a BA from Wellesley College and graduate coursework at the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

Hannah DeLisle-Stall, Vice President

Hannah DeLisle-Stall is a quality and operations leader with 15 years of experience working in highly regulated manufacturing industries. Currently, Hannah is the Supplier Quality & Development Manager for Collins Aerospace and works with manufacturers of aircraft engine components to resolve quality issues, improve manufacturing and operations processes, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements. Previously, she was the Quality Systems Manager at Crane Currency.

In addition to her role as Vice President of the board, Hannah co-chairs the Berkshire BPW Scholarship Committee, and is the Secretary and Communications chair of the Berkshire Chapter of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Hannah has been recognized in the Berkshire 40 Under Forty and is a 2013 Berkshire BPW Career Advancement Scholarship Recipient. She is also a Lifetime Member of Girl Scouts, as well as a Gold Award recipient and former leader. She is an active member of Zion Lutheran Church of Pittsfield, and a contributing writer for the website BostonMoms.com.

Hannah’s educational background includes a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Western New England University. She is also an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (CLSSGB) and kaizen facilitator.

Hannah lives in Pittsfield with her husband and two-year-old son. You can read more about Hannah at www.hannahds.com.

Sonya Purvis, VP Membership

Bio forthcoming.

Liv DeAndrea, Treasurer

Liv DeAndrea is a Banker and Mortgage Originator who works within the Berkshire community to help families and individuals realize home ownership. After spending a decade as a Lead Buyer and then Territory Sales Manager and Account Executive in the Natural Foods Industry, Liv moved to the finance sector in 2019 as the Branch Manager of Trustco Bank in Great Barrington. Originally trained as a Chef, Liv is also a former retail business owner. She understands the pressures and rewards of entrepreneurship and is passionate about expanding financial opportunity in her community. Liv joined BBPW in 2019 and is delighted to be expanding her connection with the organization as Treasurer.

Catherine Van Bramer, Secretary

Bio forthcoming.

Alisa Costa, Co-Chair of Programming

Bio forthcoming.

Lynn Wallace, Co-Chair Programming

Bio forthcoming.

Sharon Coe, Co-Chair, Communications

Sharon Coe, a native of Berkshire County, is an Account Executive at MountainOne Insurance Agency, Inc. specializing in the lines of Life, Disability & Long-Term Care Insurance as well as Medicare Services.  Sharon joined MountainOne Insurance in 2013, is certified in Long-Term Care, and has over 28 years of experience in the insurance industry. As Account Executive, she provides personal service to clients in order to match them with the best insurance solutions to meet their individual needs, as well as providing ongoing annual reviews. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. In the community, she is a member of the Berkshire County Estate Planning Council. She serves on the fundraising committee for Berkshire Autism Initiative, and is on the board of directions for the Berkshire County Historical Society serving on the Education committee.  In her free time Sharon enjoys spending time with her family, and their Labradoodle Cooper.

Roberta McCulloch-Dews, Co-Chair, Communications

Roberta McCulloch-Dews currently serves as Director of Administrative Services within the Office of the Mayor and serves as the Public Information Officer for the City of Pittsfield. A communications professional with more than 20 years of experience, Roberta began her career as a newspaper journalist in 2000, and later transitioned to marketing communications and public relations. In the Berkshires, her roles included that of communications liaison for the CEO of Berkshire Health Systems, as well as, several positions at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA).

Roberta serves as a Trustee on the board for the Norman Rockwell Museum, and is also on the board for the Elizabeth Freeman Center. She is an active member of the Equity and Diversity Committee for the Central Berkshire Regional School District and a youth mentor with the Rites of Passage Empowerment Program (R.O.P.E). She is a former Commissioner on the Berkshire County Commission on the Status of Women. In 2015, Roberta was selected as a finalist for the Berkshire Trendsetters Changemaker under 40 award, and in 2016, Roberta was part of the inaugural class of 40 Under Forty, selected by Berkshire Community College. In 2012, Roberta participated in a year-long program, the Leadership Institute for Public Policy and Impact, through the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts. Roberta graduated from New York University (NYU) with a bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism. In 2019, she earned her master’s degree in Social and Public Policy and an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from SUNY Empire. Roberta and her husband, Warren Dews, Jr., have three children, Warren III, West, and Kennedy.