Steering Committee

Sharon Ashton, Planning
(413) 533-5336
Home Health Solutions

Sharon Ashton has 15 years experience in training and communications. She has overseen the daily operations of assisted living facilities and memory impaired units for those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Ms. Ashton has also developed and implemented programs and provided support and guidance for families and individuals with Alzheimer's disease.

In addition to her experience working with people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Ms. Ashton is a past Executive Officer of the Alzheimer's Association Western MA Chapter where she supervised all business affairs for the organization.

Gina Barry, Legal
Bacon & Wilson

Gina M. Barry is an Attorney practicing with the law firm of Bacon & Wilson. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She graduated cum laude from Western New England College School of Law, where she served as the Articles Editor of the Western New England Law Review. Ms. Barry is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys as well as the Estate Planning Council of Hampden County. She is also a member of various other professional organizations, including the Women Business Owners Alliance of the Pioneer Valley and the Women's Partnership. Ms. Barry's practice specializes in Estate Planning, Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Asset Protection Planning.

Jan Porter, Membership
Infinex Investments, Inc.

Jan Porter and Infinex Investments is a full service brokerage firm, in business since 1991. We specialize in fixed and variable annuities, mutual funds, long term care and life insurance. As investment consultants, we can help you put together a financial plan to best suit your needs. Please call for a free consultation.