NEW DATE: MAY 24--GBA & MassHire State of Employment Forum

A State of Employment Discussion with MassHire’s Maura Geary & Penni Menard

NOW MAY 24TH 2022

This State of Employment event will now include information for employment seekers as well as employers and the resources MassHire offers for each.


Join the Greenfield Business Association and MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center’s Executive Director Maura Geary and Lead Business Service Representative Penni Menard for a State of Employment Forum on MAY 24 at 5:30 pm via Zoom.

Maura and Penni will explore the impact of COVID-19 on Franklin County’s labor market. They will present key unemployment, industry, and demographic data, and will share strategies to help our local employers recover and build toward a prosperous future for people and businesses in our region.

MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center (MHFHCC), is a dynamic team of workforce professionals who improve employment outcomes for job seekers and employers in our region. New Executive Director Maura Geary has been part of the MassHire system for 13 years, as a collaborative leader and strategic project manager at the Hampden County Workforce Board. Lead Business Services Representative Penni Menard brings 25 years of private sector expertise to the “Biz Team”, which partners with local employers to customize outreach, hiring and retention strategies.

The GBA is hosting this event as an opportunity for employers in the region, and Greenfield in particular, to meet and get to know the team at MassHire and the resources they provide for our city’s employment community.

Register at by emailing the GBA at or visit our website /x/2022/April-11-2022-GBA-MassHire-Employment-Forum-Registration to get an email with the Zoom link to the event by Tuesday, May 24, at 5:00 p.m. The event is free and open to all.

Maura Geary
Maura Geary

Penni Menard
Penni Menard