Ann Burke is the Vice President of the Economic Development Council of Western Mass. Burke is a seasoned economic development professional with experience in regional economic and community development, project management, strategic planning and organizational management, real estate, downtowns, entrepreneurship and special events and marketing. Burke holds a Master’s degree from George Washington University in Urban and Regional Planning. Burke has served as Vice President of the Springfield Business Development Corporation, President of Greater Holyoke, Inc., Associate Director of Springfield Central, and as a board member for Mass. Mentoring Partnership Board of Directors, Tech Foundry, CISA, and Valley Venture Mentors.