Meet Our Team

Our enthusiastic and service-oriented leadership team consists of Revere-based professionals and business owners with a vast range of expertise and industry knowledge. Together, we work to deliver valuable services and events that empower, unite, and meet the needs of Revere's diverse business community & professionals.

“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."

― Martin Luther King Jr.

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Brian Davis
President
VP of Minuteman Press Dedham

Brian Davis has been involved with the Chamber for nearly 15 years and was elected President in 2018. 

Brian is both a business owner and Revere resident who has lived in this city since 1987. He is invested in ensuring the Chamber empowers our business community through promotional opportunities, resources, and events.

Brian is also the VP of Minutemen Press in Dedham, MA.

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Amanda Portillo
Executive Director

Life.Career.Business
Transformation Strategist &
Co-owner of Portillo Property Partners

Amanda is a 2X business owner, mom of two, former HR professional, and PROUD, long-life Revere resident. As founder of Transform with Amanda and Portillo Property Partners,  Amanda has a passion for helping job seekers and business owners gain clarity and implement effective strategies to accelerate results.

 

As Executive Director of RCoC, Amanda spearheads strategic planning and business development initiatives to ensure we are best serving the needs of our diverse business community and professionals.

 

She holds a Master's Certificate in Organizational Leadership from SNHU and Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Salem State University. 

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Patrick Lospennato
Treasurer
Senior Relationship Banker at Santander Bank

Patrick Lospenato is our trusted go-to for all things Finance and Accounting-related. Pat has several years of Banking experience, previously working at Citizens Bank and now is the Senior Relationship Banker at Santander in Charlestown, MA.

As a long-life Revere resident, Pat is truly invested in seeing his city THRIVE. His family has been in Revere since 1929, many of whom served this great city such as his grandfather, the legendary RHS teacher and baseball coach, Mr. Blasi.

Pat graduated from RHS in 2012 and later went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Global Business & Management with a minor in Finance from Suffolk University.

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Jessica Teixeira
Board Secretary
Owner of Imagination Station

Jessica is the Co-owner of Imagination Station Preschool that has been in Revere since 2017!

 

Not only is Jessica a devoted mom and childcare professional, but a knowledgeable small business owner who is skilled at social media marketing, finance management, operations management and much more.

 

She intends to leverage her entrepreneurial background to help other Revere businesses thrive.

Jessica is an instrumental member of the board who assists with many communications-related projects and service as a key resource for other childcare providers in the City.

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Jose Manuel Arango
Branch Manager at Homebridge

Jose Manuel Arango. Jose is a mortgage professional with over two decades of experience and Branch Manager at Homebridge Financial Services, Inc.

 

He has helped hundreds of individuals, families, and business owners from the Latino community and beyond to purchase their first home, refinance, or expand their real estate portfolios.

Jose loves to educate his clients on making sound financial decisions in order to help them reach their real estate goals. He is looking forward to bringing his knowledge and experience to educating members of the Chamber, especially business owners here in Revere.

Jose immigrated to the United States 20 years ago from Colombia and has lived in Revere since with his family.

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Marta Flores
Business Consultant
Owner of Improve Business Management

Marta Flores is a Business Advisor and founder of Improve Business Management Inc.! She helps new businesses establish themselves in the right way from a legal and compliance standpoint.

 

Some of Marta’s services in bookkeeping, business registration, process improvement. forecasting, payroll, business coaching. Marta's business has been in Revere for over 5 years.

Prior to opening her own business, Marta worked for nearly 20 years as a Production/Operations Manager for Kettle Cuisine.

Marta will hosting many trainings to educate and empower our businesses.

Marta is a native of El Salvador and speaks both Spanish and English.

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Tony Portillo
Owner of Winners Sports Bar & Grill, Stars Branding, & Facilities Source Corp.

As a 3X business owner, Tony Portillo has so much to offer to our board and members. Tony's businesses include a popular sports bar in Everett, MA, cleaning & maintenance company and printing business.

Tony's areas of expertise include marketing, operations management, talent acquisition and much more.

As a native of El Salvador, Tony is also an asset to our Spanish speaking business owners.

Tony has lived in Revere for many years and is a proud dad to an RPS Student.

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Michael Wells
Director of Municipal Inspections

Michael Wells is a long-time Revere Resident, dad of four, husband to Joan, Revere High School and Johnson and Wales graduate, and son of retired Revere firefighter Stanley Wells and Mary Ellen Wells, a popular waitress at Maggio’s for 37 years.

 

He has an Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management.

Michael is will be a vital resource to many current and prospective business owners in Revere on many health and safety-related initiatives.

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Tiffany Mota
Vice President and Manager
at TD Bank Revere

Tiffany Mota is Vice President and Manager at TD Bank on Broadway Revere! She brings years of banking experience to the Chamber.

 

Tiffany holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Endicott College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Merrimack College.

Tiffany will be an incredible asset to the Chamber in supporting our financial goals as well as educating our members on all topics related to financial planning and literacy.

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Niles Welsh, Esq
Beantown Law Group, LLC

Niles is committed to helping Revere become a leader across the Commonwealth by creating a thriving business community through promotional opportunities and valuable resources.

He has been a Revere resident for the last 6 years and was raised in the North Shore. His wife Nicole Sao Pedro Welch has been a life-long Revere resident and RHS (01) graduate.

Niles is a Licensed Attorney and part owner of a newly established law practice right here in Revere! Beantown Law Group, LLC. specializes in several practice areas, including estate planning, family law, contract law, and assisting small and medium size businesses in a number of areas.

Niles looks forward to sharing his legal expertise with local businesses to help them navigate issues that may arise in both the formation or operation of their business.

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Francisco Rosa
Rosa & Taing Law, LLC

Francisco is an attorney at Rosa & Taing Law and specializes in Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Family Immigration, Real Estate Law, and Consumer Protection law. He also has experience with helping new businesses get up and running.

Francisco was born in El Salvador and moved to the Boston-area with his family in 1990 to seek better opportunities. He worked very hard as a young newcomer to the US to learn English and took every opportunity to better himself and family. He earned his law degree from Massachusetts School of Law and a Bachelor's Degree from UMass Amherst in Economics and Psychology. Francisco is also is a proud dad of four and raising his family here in Revere. 

Francisco looks forward to leveraging his legal background to help educate and advise our board and members.

Are you interested in current Board Member, Internship, or Volunteer opportunities to make an impact while gaining valuable, career-enhancing experience?