Chris Jones joined At Home in Darien as the Executive Director in June 2022, after many years leading sales and marketing efforts at agencies focused on developing and implementing print and digital lead generation programs for major national brands. Born and raised in Weston, Chris is a lifelong Fairfield County resident and holds a B.A. degree in Communications from Quinnipiac University where he was a 2-year captain of the soccer team. Outside of work, Chris spends as much time as possible with his wife Jennifer and their daughter and son (when he’s not playing golf or fishing!).
Fran Bellingham joined the At Home In Darien staff in March 2022. She was an active volunteer in the Darien Public School system including helping to raise money for high school band trips, a welcome desk volunteer at Hindley, a school room mom and a high school volleyball and baseball team photographer. Previously, she worked for many years as an Advertising Manager for A&E Networks. Fran holds a B.A. from New York University in Journalism and Psychology. She enjoys Zumba, walking and spending time with her husband and 4 children.
Sally Laird joined the staff of At Home In Darien in January 2022. She ‘retired’ from her 30+ years in Financial Services (at GE Capital, UBS & Price Waterhouse) in 2019, allowing her to spend more time with family while also volunteering with the Darien Scouts, Andrew Shaw Memorial Trust (as Treasurer and Board member), Person to Person, Saint Luke’s Parish, and At Home In Darien. Sally holds a B.Sc. from Reading University in the U.K., and is a Chartered Accountant. When not spending time with her husband, son and 2 dogs, or volunteering, she enjoys cooking and reading.
Before finding a “near perfect job these past 5 years with At Home In Darien”, Jane was a Marketing & Leasing Director for a property management company. She has a depth of sales and marketing experience, making her a perfect spokesperson for the organization when connecting to people within the community. She has lived in Darien for 11 years after moving up from New York to be close to her daughter and family in New Canaan. Prior to joining AHID, Jane sat on the Board for the Darien Housing Authority for 7 years, serving as the Tenant Commissioner. She has a long history of volunteering her time and energies to local organizations, having volunteered with the DCA, St. Luke’s, and the Darien Swap Shop.
Michele Treacy began working for At Home In Darien in March 2020. Previously, she was an active volunteer with the Hindley PTO and the Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk. Michele has also worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management and Loan Pricing Corp. She holds a B.A. from Fordham University and an MBA from NYU. In addition to spending time with her husband and 2 daughters, Michele enjoys reading, walking and traveling.
Drew Burke joined At Home In Darien as a driver in July 2022. After a few years of retirement, he decided to find a path to contribute to our community. Drew’s business career was spent as an advertising executive, specializing in media planning, media placement and price negotiation for major clients on both a U.S. and global level. He holds a BA from Boston College and an MS from Syracuse University. Born in Garden City, NY, Drew and wife Jen have lived in Darien for 25 years where they raised two sons. When not driving for AHID, Drew enjoys taking walks in Darien.