Berkshire Economic Development Corporation
Tyler Fairbank is the president of the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). The BEDC facilitates, coordinates and leads countywide economic development efforts designed to attract and retain high quality employers and employees and strengthen the economy of the Berkshires. In this position he also serves as the lead business development executive for Berkshire County. Most recently Mr. Fairbank was the NAFTA Director of New Business & Sales for TÜV America, the US-based subsidiary of the global auditing, testing, and certification organization TÜV SUD, headquartered in Munich Germany. Fairbank oversaw sales teams in the US, Canada and Mexico and managed key global accounts. In addition, he led TÜV's efforts for new market opportunities and business ventures.
Prior to joining TÜV, Mr. Fairbank was the president of MassExcellence, facilitating organizational improvement activities through management training, consulting, and "best practices" sharing events. Previously, Mr. Fairbank was the Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Organizational Development at Jiminy Peak, The Mountain Resort, southern New England's premier four-season resort. In addition, Mr. Fairbank has severed as the Board Chair for several regional not for profit economic development organizations, and is known for his leadership, business development and strategic planning capabilities.