Dave founded Mill Town in the fall of 2016. He is passionate about improving the quality of life in Berkshire County through innovative and impactful action.
Dave has extensive experience in startup investing and entrepreneurial activity across the globe. He has spent the past 30 years as an entrepreneur and venture capital investor. He was a founding partner of Columbia Capital, a Washington D.C. based venture capital and private equity firm focused on media and internet infrastructure technology investments. Dave also led the founding of Point Judith Capital, Middleland Capital, and several international venture capital firms.
CEO & Managing Director
Tim joined Mill Town upon the company’s formation in 2016. He is responsible for the overall management of the firm and team. He sources and leads business and real estate investments, and partners with entrepreneurs on concept exploration and company formation. Tim works closely with Mill Town’s operating businesses and portfolio companies. He also works with community organizations to support the firm’s local involvement.
Tim has over a decade of financial, operational, and management experience. Prior to Mill Town, Tim spent seven years in the biotech industry in Cambridge, MA in a variety of finance, planning, and operational roles, most recently with Biogen. Tim began his career in the Financial Leadership Program at United Technologies Corporation.
Jon joined Mill Town in 2020. He is responsible for all construction development within Mill Town’s property portfolio and manages the maintenance of Mill Town’s commercial properties.
He has extensive experience in the construction industry. Beginning his career as a carpenter, graduating to foreman, and ultimately site supervisor. In 2007 he shifted to the finance world, working at State Street Bank for 5 years. In 2014 he returned to the construction arena when he began a new career as a project manager in the solar industry for six years. During this time he managed solar installations in the residential, commercial, and utility scale markets.
Jon received his bachelor’s degree in economics from UMASS Amherst in 2003 and his MBA from UMASS Boston in 2014.
Emily joined the team in 2019. She manages Mill Town’s finance and accounting activities. Her responsibilities include reporting, financial planning, accounting, and investment analysis.
Emily brings over seven years of experience in accounting and finance, predominantly in the hedge fund and private equity space. Prior to Mill Town, Emily held roles at global banks Citigroup and State Street in Boston, MA where she ultimately worked as a Financial Reporting Officer. Emily holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Boston University, and an MBA from Middlesex University of London.
Karen has over 15 years of experience in the finance industry. Prior to Mill Town, Karen spent over a decade in the banking industry overseeing financial reporting and accounting operations for several Massachusetts banks. She began her career as an auditor for a public accounting firm.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University, and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management (Master of Science in Accounting). Karen is also a Certified Public Accountant. She is a native of Pittsfield.
Emily joined the Mill Town team in 2020. She is primarily responsible for the aesthetic vision and corresponding design decisions tied to various projects including but not limited to hospitality, commercial, and community projects alike. Emily is passionate about creating beautiful and functional spaces that are inviting to all. She hopes that her forward-thinking design concepts will further uplift the community to have spaces to be enjoyed together in the Berkshires for years to come. Emily brings over ten years of design experience. Prior to Mill Town, Emily held five different roles over the course of eight years at The Annie Selke Companies. Most recently as VP of Design + Product Development.
Emily holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She is a native of Pittsfield Massachusetts.
Prior to Mill Town, Jared lived and worked in Nashville, TN as a Creative Services Associate for an agency specializing in franchise and multi-location marketing. He also brings extensive freelance experience as a photographer and multimedia designer with projects in the outdoor, sport, F+B, and financial industries.
Caitlin joined the Mill Town team in 2021. She is primarily responsible for financial planning, analysis and financial reporting across the operating business portfolio. Caitlin began her career in hospitality management before transitioning to finance. She brings 13 years of combined experience in business management and hospitality, agriculture and e-commerce finance.
Caitlin holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an associate’s degree in business from Berkshire Community College. She is a native of Cheshire, Massachusetts.
Andy is a native of Berkshire county and a fixture of the local music community. His first project with Mill Town was in 2019 when he curated the music schedule for Yo-Yo Ma’s Day of Action in Pittsfield. Now as Program Manager, Andy oversees community programming and partnerships for Mill Town Foundation and curates the music programs for Bousquet Summer Concert Series, Lenox Jazz Stroll, Gateways Inn, and Mission in Pittsfield MA where he has hosted his Monday Night Jazz residency since 2011. Andy formed the Berkshire Jazz Collective in 2012 and is an original member of Barefoot Truth.
Alex joined Mill Town in August of 2022. He is primarily responsible for full-cycle AP oversight and analysis for the company’s operating business portfolio. Previously, he held various financial roles spanning multiple professional fields, including environmental remediation and special education.
Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a native of Pittsfield, MA.
VP of Hospitality Operations
Max joined the team in the fall of 2022 and brings more than twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry. From stand-alone restaurants to luxury hotel properties, Max has focused on enhancing guest experience and driving financial results.
Prior to joining Mill Town, Max was Area General Manager for Main Street Hospitality, overseeing properties including the iconic Red Lion Inn. Other positions include Hotel Manager for Canyon Ranch, F+B Director for the Omni Shoreham in DC and Director of Venues for Starwood at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
A resident of Lenox, Max serves on the board of Riverbrook as well as the Stockbridge Sportsmen’s Club and is an avid supporter of CATA.
Director – Blueprint Property Group
Rebecca co-founded and leads Blueprint Property Group, a wholly-owned property management company which oversees all of the firm’s real estate properties. She has experience in managing an extensive and diverse portfolio of properties and overseeing projects large and small. Rebecca supports Mill Town on development projects and capital improvments to our asset portfolio. She joined the team in 2018.
Assistant Property Manager
Courtney joined Blueprint Property Group in 2020. She is responsible for the marketing and leasing of our apartments. Courtney is also responsible for tenant communications, managing apartment turnovers and many other of the day-to-day operations. She began her property management career in 2016. Courtney enjoys watching and participating in the transformations of the properties in or portfolio.
She is a native of Dalton and now resides in Pittsfield.
Steve joined Blueprint Property Group in 2019. Steve is responsible for the maintenance in our properties. He has been in property management for 15 years, and previously worked for Crescent Creamery for 19 years.
Steve is a native of Pittsfield.
Mill Town is a platform for community revitalization based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshires. We focus on improving our region through impactful business investments, visible real estate projects, and broad community development efforts. Our Mission: To expand and improve the quality of life in the Berkshires. We work collaboratively to improve our community and region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations.
At Mill Town, we are committed to excellent investment performance and operations. Over a six-year period, we have invested substantial debt and equity capital into real estate, enterprise, venture capital, and internal startup companies. Our investment portfolio is a unique blend of value-based real estate investments, critical regional assets, and non-regional venture capital investments. We own and operate over 200 units of residential housing, and our operational investments span sectors such as outdoor recreation, hospitality, food & beverage, and beyond. We invest across sectors and structures. Within Mill Town Capital Investments, we have a current position opening for a Senior Business Analyst to support generating new deal flow and performing due diligence on future investments along with ongoing performance evaluation.
The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in investment performance measurement, critical investment recommendations and decision making, and in expanding our investment portfolio monetarily and geographically. This team member will directly support the Mill Town Chairman, Dave Mixer, in concept exploration and business model development.
HR Business Partner
At Mill Town, we are committed to enhancing productivity by promoting employee welfare and inclusion, fostering collaboration and innovation, and driving professional growth and retention. Mill Town is seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to help us achieve our mission. As an influential and integral member of the team, you will be tasked with providing strategic input, insight and advice with respect to employee relations, coaching and development, performance management, conflict management, organizational change and more.
The ideal Partner will play an instrumental role in driving people and business initiatives and excel in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment. The Human Resources Business Partner will report directly to the CEO.
To apply, please send your resume to email@example.com or attach your resume on the form below:
Landscaping / Snow Removal
Blueprint Property Group is a Mill Town company. Blueprint provides property management services throughout Berkshire County.
Mill Town is a community investment group based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshires. We focus on improving our region through impactful business investments, visible real estate projects, and broad community development efforts. Our Mission: To expand and improve the quality of life in the Berkshires. We work collaboratively to improve our community and region by investing in valuable projects, building connections, and empowering entrepreneurs and community organizations.
Blueprint Property Group is seeking an experienced Landscaping / Snow Removal team member to help or property management team. The right candidate will be experienced in all aspects of commercial landscaping. Experience in other phases of construction is a plus. In addition, the right candidate will be punctual, dependable, work well as a team or independently. This is a full-time, year-round position with medical, dental and PTO.