New members appointed to the STCC Board of Trustees by Gov. Baker
Springfield, Mass.—Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) recently welcomed three new members to its board of trustees: Steven E. Grande, of East Longmeadow; Franklin D. Quigley, of Wilbraham; and Macarthur Starks, Jr., of Springfield.
Steven E. Grande, president of Meridian Industrial Group, LLC in Holyoke/Springfield, was appointed to the board of trustees by Governor Charles D. Baker. Grande also serves on the Holyoke Taxpayers Association; is vice chair of the advisory committee at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School; chairman of the Mayor’s Industrial Development Advisory Council; a board of director for the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce; board of director for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts; a member of the advisory board for William J. Dean Technical High School; and president of the board of directors for the Western Massachusetts National Tooling and Machining Association. Grande holds a bachelor of science in political science and criminal justice from American International College.
Franklin D. Quigley (‘77) was selected by the STCC Alumni Association to serve on the board of trustees and was confirmed by Gov. Baker. Quigley currently serves on the STCC Foundation Board and is a member of the Presidential Search Committee. He is the president of FD Quigley and Associates, an organization specializing in providing project management services to commercial retail developers; a member of the State of Massachusetts Board of Directors for Special Olympics; and is a retired referee of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Macarthur Starks, Jr., of Springfield, also was appointed to the board of trustees by Gov. Baker. Starks, a senior finance and leadership professional, is an assistant vice president/change agent, MassMutual Way Center of Excellence, at MassMutual Life Insurance Company. Starks also serves as board chair and treasurer of FutureWorks Career Center in Springfield. A graduate of STCC (‘88), Starks received a master’s in management information systems and a bachelor of arts in accounting from Western New England University.