Rivals Compete for Parcel 25 Pick

Vying for one of the last Big Dig remnant parcels in Boston, six development teams are balancing the usual decisions about a market-ready mix of property uses with new elevated standards for diverse design and project ownership teams.

Berkshire Ex-EVP Lands at MIT

A former top executive at Berkshire Bank who left in the wake of former CEO Richard Marotta’s sudden departure this summer has landed at MIT’s Sloane School of Management. 

Lazu Leaves Berkshire Bank

Less than a month after Berkshire Bank’s CEO stepped down, Malia Lazu has left as well. The bank’s executive vice president and chief experience and culture officer, Lazu will leave Berkshire Bank effective today “to expand her work building more diverse, inclusive and prosperous companies and communities,”

Jumping in With Both Feet

Malia Lazu joined Berkshire Bank a mere 10 months ago with no prior banking experience. But in that short time, she’s become a driving force in the bank’s efforts to transform its workplace culture – and a regional president.

With New CD, Berkshire Bank Looks to Help Minority Entrepreneurs

When Berkshire Bank’s Malia Lazu talks about entrepreneurship, she evokes a kitchen table, the place where family members and friends first talk about investing in the business. For entrepreneurs of color, the wealth gap between whites and people of color in America means these conversations, and the business itself, often never happen.