READING – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) and State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) recently honored former Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lisa Egan with a citation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Jones and Haggerty presented Egan with the House citation acknowledging her nine years of dedicated service to the Chamber at the 15th Annual Reading Fall Street Faire, which took place on September 10. They were joined at the presentation by Egan’s parents, Rick and Kathy Ayers, as well as many longtime friends who turned out to support her.
“Lisa has left an indelible mark at the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce,” said Jones. “During her tenure, she was instrumental in establishing North Reading’s Town Day and Reading’s Winterfest while helping to revitalize the Chamber and strengthen its role as an advocate for the local small business communities in both towns. She also deserves credit for helping to steer the Chamber through the many challenges imposed by the COVID-19 global pandemic. We wish her well as she begins a new chapter in her professional career.”
“Lisa has been an exceptional leader for the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce and a tremendous asset for our local business community,” said Haggerty. “The Chamber has benefited enormously from her vision, dedication, and hard work over the years, especially during trying times like the COVID-19 pandemic. She has strengthened the organization and left a tremendous positive impact. While we will greatly miss her contributions and insight, we understand her desire to take on new challenges and wish her the very best.”
Egan left the Chamber on August 25 to accept a position at Bentley University’s Office of Strategy and Innovation. She is currently assisting the Chamber in its search for a new executive director.