2017 Trustco Bank Hall of Fame Inductees

Carolyn ValliCarolyn Valli

Since joining the Central Berkshires Habitat for Humanity, Carolyn has completely dedicated herself to the organization. Carolyns drive and passion for the organization is matched only by her passion for the community and making a better place for not only habitat homeowners, but for all.


Mary Ellen WhitneyMary Ellen Whitney

Mary Ellen founded STRIDE Adaptive Sports, an organization that allows individuals with disabilities to participate in sporting activities, based on a need identified while working as an adaptive physical education teacher. Since its inception, STRIDE has grown to be a premier organization in the northeast offering 17 different sports in 26 locations.


Spero ZoulasSpero Zoulas

Spero led the revitalization efforts to rehab and sustain the Woodlawn Park in his neighborhood. By leading this effort, Spero has created a true hometown feel by engaging his neighbors to be more involved. He schedules monthly meetings and spearheads fund raising efforts to ensure the park and sense of community continues for years to come.