PITTSFIELD, Mass. Hillcrest Educational Centers has hired Michael Supranowicz as director of Business Development.
Supranowicz's most recent role was president and CEO of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce and during his tenure at the Chamber worked closely with Hillcrest Educational Centers.
“My work at Hillcrest allows me to stay connected to the great community so many of us call home and to have a substantial impact in an area that has been important to me for many years, expanding opportunities for all," Supranowicz said. "I am thrilled to be part of such a diverse and dynamic team here at Hillcrest and look forward to expanding our dental and community support services. Hillcrest Dental is the largest provider of MassHealth dental services in Western Massachusetts."
Supranowicz is heavily involved in education and workforce issues. In 2011, Gov. Deval Patrick appointed him to the Board of Trustees at Berkshire Community College. He was selected to participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Workforce Preparations Workforce Development Leadership program in Washington, D.C. which provided workforce professions with the tools needed in developing workforce strategies.
Supranowicz was co-chair of the Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative that put laptops in the hands of all the 7th graders in Pittsfield and North Adams. He serves on the Early Education for All's Campaign Advisory Committee (CAC) which is a unique coalition of leaders from business, early childhood, labor, religion, health care, education, and philanthropy, which shares the belief that achieving Massachusetts' economic and educational goals relies on improving the early learning opportunities we provide our children.
“HEC is excited to bring Mike aboard," President and CEO Jerry Burke said. "With his knowledge of the Berkshire community and business vision, he will be great addition to our team."
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