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Associated Industries of Massachusetts Elects Lynn Tokarczyk to its Board of Directors

Boston, Mass. - Bellingham resident Lynn Tokarczyk was elected to the Associated Industries of Massachusetts Board of Directors (AIM), at the association's 94th Annual Meeting on Friday, May 8th at the Waltham Westin Hotel.

Established in 1915, AIM is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan association of Massachusetts employers with more than 6,500 members who collectively employ 675,000 Bay State residents.

AIM's mission is to promote the well-being of its members and their employees and the prosperity of the Commonwealth by improving the economic climate of Massachusetts; proactively advocating fair and equitable public policy; and providing relevant, reliable information and excellent services.

Tokarczyk, a long time AIM member, is President of Business Development Strategies, Inc., headquartered in Medway. The firm assists companies with their real estate expansion needs by identifying, negotiating and securing financial incentives for the development of commercial and industrial facilities.

Prior to founding the company in 2003, Tokarczyk served as senior manager of Ernst & Young's state and local tax incentive practice, and as the regional director of the Massachusetts Office of Business Development Office in Worcester.

A graduate of Lasell College, Tokarczyk is active with several business and civic groups, including the Metro West Chamber of Commerce and the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development.

Commenting on Tokarczyk's election to the AIM Board of Directors, Richard Lord, AIM's president & CEO said, "We are delighted that Lynn accepted our invitation to stand for election to the AIM Board. Her extensive background with economic development issues and policies will prove invaluable to us as we continue to carry out our mission to work to improve the Commonwealth's economic prospects."

Brian R. Gilmore, Executive Vice President - Public Affairs
Phone: 617.262.1180