CHP Annual Board Reorganization

Jul 27, 2022 | News

CHP’s new board president, Brian Drake, and vice president, Celia Clancy.


Community Health Programs has named Erik Bruun of Great Barrington to its board, and Brian Drake has been elected board president in the annual board reorganization. Celia Clancy was elected vice president.

A Berkshire resident since 1984, Bruun is president of JPC Capital and owner-operator of the SoCo Creamery ice cream shop and factory in Great Barrington. He is also board president of the Berkshire Waldorf School in Great Barrington and serves on the board of Railroad Street Youth Project, of which he was the founding board president. He lives in Great Barrington.

Drake, most recently vice president of the board, succeeds Christopher Phillips as president. He is senior vice president of group benefits at MountainOne. He earned his M.B.A. at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. He lives in Williamstown with his family.

Clancy’s professional background is in retail and consumer businesses. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and completed graduate coursework at the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

Allyson Holmes remains as secretary of the board. She is a partner at the Pittsfield law firm of Smith, Green & Holmes, specializing in estate planning, elder law, and real estate. She is a graduate of Williams College and Suffolk University School of Law. She resides in Pittsfield.

Chuck Leach continues as treasurer. He is president and CEO of Lee Bank and previously worked for Berkshire Bank and TDBank throughout New York and New England. He earned his M.B.A from Claremont Graduate University’s School of Management and his bachelor’s degree in government at Colby College. He is a resident of Lee.

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