Vice President of the Board of Mill Town Foundation and Trimix Foundation
Dave founded the Mill Town Foundation in the fall of 2018 with the goal and vision of using philanthropic funding to improve the quality of life in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and the broader region of the Berkshires. Dave and his wife Gail have contributed substantial personal capital to fund Mill Town Foundation’s initial mission by funding all overhead costs and via contributions to a myriad of programs and projects in the region. Dave is a lifelong philanthropist, beginning with the Mixer’s founding of the Trimix Foundation in 1994. Trimix is a private foundation which has supported causes including early childhood education, affordable housing, health initiatives, community re-development, and support of the arts in Rhode Island, Florida, and the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Since inception, Trimix has contributed over $60 million dollars of philanthropic capital to community causes across the country.
Dave is the Vice President of the Board of Mill Town Foundation and Trimix Foundation.
Tim oversees the day-to-day operations and strategy of Mill Town Foundation. Tim has worked with the Mixer family since 2016 and was part of the founding of Mill Town Foundation in 2018. Since that time, Tim has worked to support the strategy of the Foundation and has partnered with dozens of community organizations to pursue projects, programs, and initiatives to drive impact in the region. He represented Mill Town Foundation on the initial Steering Committee of EforAll Berkshires, leading an effort to launch a local chapter in the region. Tim is currently a Trustee of Berkshire Health Systems; a Board Director of the Brien Center; and a past director of 18 Degrees, the Berkshire Family YMCA, and the Pittsfield Catholic Youth Center through their merger with the YMCA.
Andy is a native of Berkshire County and has worked with Mill Town since collaborating with Yo-Yo Ma on the Day of Action in 2019. Now as Program Manager of Mill Town Foundation, Andy oversees community programming and partnerships. Andy holds a BFA in Jazz Studies from Westfield State University and continues to have an active presence in the local music community both as a musician and community convener. He was the Music Director at Darrow School from 2014-2023 and continues his commitment to education in the Berkshires through his work with Mill Town Foundation.