Jonathan Butler is a Cheshire Native and Hoosac Valley High School Graduate and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Franklin Pierce College and is a candidate for a Masters in Public Administration and a Masters in Political Science from Suffolk University (6 credits remaining). Jonathan became Town Administrator of Adams, MA at the age of 27, after previously serving as Budget & Policy Director in Boston for State Senator Benjamin Downing. He started with the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce in the late summer of 2014 and became the first CEO of 1Berkshire in 2016. Jonathan currently serves on the Governor’s Economic Development Planning Council, the Board of the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board, The Berkshire Education Taskforce, the Impact Council of Berkshire Leadership, is a Founding Board Member of ProAdams, a Trustee of BART Charter School and a Corporator of the MCLA Foundation. Jonathan was recognized in 2016 as a Berkshire 40 Under Forty and in 2018 as one of the Berkshire 25.