Greylock appoints new director

PITTSFIELD, MA (December 1, 2015) — Greylock Federal Credit Union announced the selection of Tyrone A. Jackson as the newest member of the Credit Union’s volunteer Board of Directors. Jackson fills the Board seat vacated by former President & CEO Marilyn L. Sperling, who retired last October. Jackson has served on Greylock’s Supervisory Committee for the past year.

Board Chair Gerard E. Burke said, “We welcome Ty and look forward to having someone with his record of community service, entrepreneurial experience, and commitment to promoting financial literacy as the newest member of our volunteer board. Ty adds his impressive background to the diversity of talents and expertise of our volunteer Board.”

Jackson is currently the head of Big Head Books, LLC, a literacy organization he founded in 2011 with an educational and socially conscious mission. The organization’s goal is to expose children to the joy of reading through visits to schools, libraries, youth organizations and other venues. Jackson is the author of several children’s books including: “When I Close My Eyes;” “The Supadupa Kid;” “You Are Amazing, I am Amazing;” and “Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire.”

Jackson’s  previous experience includes: Territory Sales & Retention Representative, Republic Services, Cheshire, MA; Assistant Service Manager, Cintas Corporation, Pittsfield, MA; Customer Response Operator, GTL, Incorporated – Link To Life, Pittsfield, MA; and Account Executive, Olla Beauty Supply, Little Ferry, NJ.


About Greylock Federal Credit Union

Greylock Federal Credit Union’s vision is to be the face of financial equity and inclusion in the communities we serve by offering personal and business accounts; mobile, online, and phone access to your finances; free financial education for the entire community; unique lending products to suit the specific needs of our Members; investment services through Greylock Investment Group; and insurance products through Greylock Insurance Agency.

Its more than 99,100 members wholly own Greylock and offers full-service branches in Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Lee, Adams, North Adams, Williamstown, Lanesborough, and Lenox, Massachusetts, and Greenport/Hudson, NY. Greylock has a Low-Income Designation (LID) from the NCUA and certification by the US Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund allowing the Credit Union to offer expanded services to low- and moderate-income families. More information is available at Insured by NCUA.


Greylock’s family of businesses include:

With six locations in Berkshire County and one in Westfield, MA, Greylock Insurance Agency handles commercial and personal lines, including auto, homeowner’s, life, disability, and long-term care insurance, all forms of bonding, and 24/7 claims service.

Greylock Investment Group offers access to a full array of services, including financial planning, retirement planning, investment management, mutual funds, annuities, and portfolio management.

Greylock Technology Group provides programming and IT consulting for financial institutions.


Rhonda Serre

Greylock Federal Credit Union

Corporate Communications Director


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