Leadership Pioneer Valley Announces 2023 Campaign Co-Chairs Jason Randall’ 13 and Ayanna Crawford’ 13

SPRINGFIELD, MA— Leadership Pioneer Valley (LPV) announced new campaign co-chairs for the LEAP 2023 Campaign, Jason Randall and Ayanna Crawford. Both are alumni of the Class of 2013.

They will be leading the effort to connect with businesses and potential applicants about the benefits of LPV’s LEAP Program. LPV will begin accepting applications in April with an application deadline of July 1st for the region’s premiere community leadership program.

“I am thrilled to give back to a program that made a huge difference in my professional and personal life. Building community starts at work and we want to equip future leaders,” commented Ms. Crawford.

Jason Randall is Director of Human Resources at MGM Springfield and a current LPV Board Member. Jason is involved with Springfield Works and Springfield Business Leaders for Education. Ayanna C. Crawford works with the Commonwealth as Chief of Staff for Representative Orlando Ramos. She currently leads an afterschool program for girls and positions herself as an educator in the Springfield Public Schools.

In its eleven years running, more than 300 individuals representing more than 100 companies, organizations, and municipalities have participated. The program has filled a critical need for a leadership program that builds a network of emerging leaders to address the challenges and opportunities of the region.

Formed in 2010, Leadership Pioneer Valley works to identify, develop, and connect diverse leaders to strengthen the region.