Richard Weise, Director at Large
Served 3-years in the USAF during the Korean War. Graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Worked on MBA at American International College. Professional career in HR and Labor Relations with companies including International Paper, Raytheon and Towle Manufacturing. Retired from the position of VP-HR for Easco, a Fortune 500 Company, (one division manufacturing the Sears’ Craftsman line of hand tools). Active in politics, public and community affairs. Served on the boards of various organizations as well as president of several including a three-city United Way, Manufacturers Association of Western Massachusetts (a trade group), and several HOA’s, etc. Active lifestyle in retirement with an emphasis on international travel adding to over 60 countries explored in the past.