In my job as Executive Director of the Amherst Business Improvement District, I have had the pleasure to work with a number of exceptional individuals. I thought I would take a few blog posts and shower some of them with compliments. For five years now Amherst has been blessed with a Chamber of Commerce director with vision, diligence, humility, and humor. I have been honored to work with Tony Maroulis for the past year.
Tony came to Amherst from New York City in 2002, and came to economic development from the museum industry. In addition to running the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, Tony is co-director of the Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council. He is so personable, extroverted, and well-connected that sitting outside Amherst Coffee with him, at least a dozen people will say hello to him over the course of your conversation. I’ve looked up to him as a mentor during my time at the BID, and I couldn’t have asked for anyone better.