CHS 2023 Leadership Conference

GALLERY: Chelmsford High School 2023 Leadership Conference

The Chelmsford High School Student Council hosted the 2023 Leadership Conference on Tuesday, Apr. 4 at the CHS Career and College Readiness Center and the Learning Commons.

Eighteen Chelmsford-area professionals — including several CHS alumni — in the fields of college readiness, small business, financial literacy, arts, life leadership and STEM, discussed their experiences and concepts of what makes a leader:

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CHS 2023 Leadership Conference

The Leadership Conference would not be possible without the following sponsors:

  • KJ’s Caffe
  • Miranda Warning Systems
  • Brickhouse Pizza
  • Drew Photography
  • Enterprise Bank
  • Sotheby’s Realty
  • Triton Systems, Inc.
  • Zena Freije Realtor

College Readiness

  • Drew Carter, Senior Associate Director of Admission, College of the Holy Cross
  • Douglas Seed, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, UMass Lowell
  • Gregg Cohen, Founder/President of Campus Bound

Business Leadership

  • Leanne Cote, Senior Manager, Grant Thornton, LLP
  • David Model, COO, Triton Systems
  • Jeff Strassman, Partner, Grant Thornton

Financial Literacy

  • Tim Daley (CHS ’01), Licensed Financial Planner, Ameriprise Financial
  • Jack Clancy (CHS ’76), CEO, Enterprise Bank

Leadership Throughout Life

  • Simon Cataldo, State Representative, 14th Middlesex District
  • Steve Conklin, Chelmsford Police Department
  • Chris Chipchak, Chelmsford Police Department


  • Dr. Anna Urra, Technical Leader, Google
  • Tyler Peters, Scientist, Oxford Biomedical Solutions
  • Manognya Sripathy (CHS ’18), Medical Devices Software Tester, Philips
  • Jeff Coco, Director of Technical Services, Axis Communications

Leadership in the Arts

  • Lexy Lattimore (CHS ’10), Executive Director, Chelmsford Center for the Arts
  • Benjamin Rose, Owner, Benjamin Rose Photography
  • Becky Chiasson (CHS ’03), Owner, Spotlight Dance Academy