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Briefs on native businesspeople, together with Tara A. Kilgallen, Larissa C. Thurston, James C. Garvey and Adam Bokon.

ERA Key Realty Providers just lately introduced that Tara A. Kilgallen of Framingham has joined ERA Key as a Realtor within the Framingham workplace.

Kilgallen has 20 years of expertise as a yoga teacher in Massachusetts and California, and is at the moment as teacher at Frequent Floor Yoga in Framingham. She beforehand served as co-director of Yoga at Lumina Thoughts Physique Studios – Longfellow Well being Golf equipment in Wayland and Natick.

She was additionally a yoga teacher at Bosse Sports activities in Sudbury. Earlier than that, she was the director of yoga and retail supervisor at Tushita Heaven in San Juan Capistrano, California.

She earned her bachelor’s diploma from Lesley College in Cambridge and accomplished her actual property coaching at Freedom Path Realty Faculty in Cambridge.


The Board of Administrators of St. Mary’s Credit score Union has appointed Larissa C. Thurston its new president and CEO, efficient Oct. 1.

She succeeds James C. Garvey, who introduced his retirement following eight years serving as president and CEO of the credit score union and 40 years within the monetary companies trade.

Thurston brings a wealth of expertise to this function and is the primary lady to guide St. Mary’s Credit score Union as president and CEO because the group’s founding in 1913. Thurston joined St. Mary’s Credit score Union as chief monetary officer in 2014 and has greater than 20 years of progressive banking expertise with a powerful background in banking technique, finance and operations.

Most just lately, she served as chief working officer and chief monetary officer the place she supplied imaginative and prescient, management, planning and administration for expertise, advertising and marketing, human assets, deposit operations, compliance, and finance plans and packages.

Earlier than becoming a member of St. Mary’s Credit score Union, Thurston served as vp and controller for Financial institution of New England the place she developed Contingency Funding Plans, carried out danger administration packages and insurance policies, managed an acquisition and oversaw the event of 5 new department areas.

Thurston serves as member-at-large on the Board of Administrators Govt Committee on the United Means of Tri-County and as treasurer on the Board of Administrators on the Boys & Ladies Membership of MetroWest. She additionally serves on the Member Advisory Panel of the Federal Dwelling Mortgage Financial institution of Boston and is a Learn to a Baby scholar mentor on the Richer Elementary Faculty in Marlborough.

Thurston graduated magna cum laude with a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration and a bachelor’s diploma in accounting from Southern New Hampshire College. She can be a graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate Faculty of Banking and the Wharton Management Program.

St. Mary’s Credit score Union relies in Marlborough.


Adam Bokon of Natick has joined Rockland Belief as vp, business mortgage officer for the financial institution’s Industrial Banking division within the Waltham workplace.

In his function, Bokon can be tasked with strengthening relationships with homeowners and managers of funding actual property firms all through Better Boston whereas specializing in lending alternatives for a variety of funding properties, together with multifamily, retail, workplace and industrial belongings.

He has greater than 15 years of expertise working within the business banking sector, primarily in business actual property financing. Earlier than becoming a member of Rockland Belief, he was a vp of business actual property at Brookline Financial institution, and an assistant vp of business actual property at Individuals’s United Financial institution.

Bokon began his banking profession at Wachovia Financial institution after receiving his undergraduate diploma in enterprise administration from the College of Connecticut. He additionally earned his MBA from the Australian Graduate Faculty of Administration on the College of New South Wales.

Bokon is a board member of the Actual Property Lenders Affiliation and a member of the Actual Property Finance Affiliation. 


Tech Advisors, a Medfield-based expertise answer supplier for small to mid-sized companies, has appointed Catherine Kontogiannis assist desk technician.

On this capability, she works to help consumer requests for his or her IT wants.

Previous to just lately becoming a member of Tech Advisors, Kontogiannis was a Dell discipline service technician, touring regionally to carry out guarantee restore work on laptops, desktops and servers.

She traces her fascination with expertise and repairing issues to her childhood in southern Arizona, recalling that her father introduced residence a pc, gave her a ebook on programming and urged her to determine it out. Later, after incomes a bachelor’s diploma from Barry College in Miami, Kontogiannis started her profession, together with educating expertise engineering for grades 5-12 in Dartmouth. She additionally taught college students about coding. After finishing a collection of Cisco Community Academy programs and incomes her CompTII A+ certification, she got down to pursue work within the discipline of IT.


RTN Federal Credit score Union Board Volunteer William J “Invoice” Croteau handed away on April 21.

A lifelong Amesbury resident, Croteau served as an RTN Board of Administrators volunteer for 15 years, serving on the Asset Legal responsibility Administration Committee, Laws Committee and Supervisory Committee. He labored for GTE Sylvania in Exeter, New Hampshire, and Ipswich, a complete of 33 years, retiring in 1992 on the age of 53.

RTN is a member-owned, not-for-profit monetary cooperative based mostly in Waltham.


Hebrew SeniorLife, the most important supplier of senior well being care and senior residing communities in New England and an affiliate of Harvard Medical Faculty, just lately introduced that Jennifer Derkazarian of Harmony has joined the group as chief high quality officer.

The newly created function combines a variety of danger administration, security and high quality measurement capabilities with compliance, regulatory and enchancment initiatives. Derkazarian joins Hebrew SeniorLife from Atrius Well being, the place she was chief nursing officer.

Derkazarian has general accountability for high quality, danger administration and affected person and resident security packages in all Hebrew SeniorLife service areas, together with Hebrew Rehabilitation Middle Lengthy-Time period Persistent Care Providers and Rehabilitation Providers Items. She can be be chargeable for the expert nursing facility at Orchard Cove in Canton, NewBridge on the Charles Assisted Dwelling in Dedham and outpatient clinics, residence care and hospice within the Better Boston space. She additionally has direct administration and oversight duties for An infection Management and Course of Enchancment. 

Previous to Atrius Well being, the place she labored for 4 years, Derkazrian served as director of Superior Follow at Lahey Hospital and Medical Middle. As a licensed supplier, she additionally supplied direct affected person take care of greater than 15 years in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac surgical procedure.

A graduate of Union School with a bachelor of science diploma in biology and historical past, Derkazarian earned a number of superior levels at MGH Institute of Well being Professionals in Boston, together with her R.N., M.S.N., N.P. and D.N.P.


The Clear Air Group LLC, generally often called CR Clear Air, has chosen Diego Tebaldi of Newton to fill the function of normal supervisor.

Tebaldi joins CR Clear Air at a time when the corporate continues to develop quick and increase its market globally; his function will embrace overseeing the day-to-day operations of the agency, together with recruiting extra expertise, increasing the technical capabilities and consumer administration and acquisition.

Previous to becoming a member of the CR Clear Air staff, Tebaldi was at CECO Environmental, a publicly listed air pollution management firm, the place he ran the HEE-Duall enterprise, which included industrial air scrubbers and followers; in addition to the Adwest enterprise which included regenerative thermal oxidizers/RTOs. He has additionally been in management roles with corporations in renewable vitality and high-tech.  Along with work in Boston, he has additionally been with corporations in Geneva, Paris and London.

Tebaldi earned his bachelor’s diploma from Buckingham College in the UK and is fluent in 4 languages: English, Italian, French and Spanish. He’s a native of Italy,

CR Clear Air is a 60-year international supplier of engineered options for air air pollution management and environmental course of compliance.


Allena Prescription drugs Inc., a Newton-based late-stage, biopharmaceutical firm devoted to creating and commercializing first-in-class, oral enzyme therapeutics to deal with sufferers with uncommon and extreme metabolic and kidney problems, has appointed Dr. Richard D. Katz as chief monetary officer (CFO).

Katz succeeds Edward Wholihan, whose deliberate departure was introduced by the Firm in November 2020.

Katz brings greater than 20 years of expertise in well being care finance and company growth to Allena. Most just lately, he served as CFO at Liquidia Applied sciences Inc., a late-stage medical biopharmaceutical firm. Previous to Liquidia, he served as CFO at a number of biopharmaceutical firms, together with Argos Therapeutics, Viamet Prescription drugs and Icagen Inc.

At Icagen, Katz performed a key function in facilitating the corporate’s preliminary public providing and subsequent financings, the formation of a number of strategic collaborations and the corporate’s sale to Pfizer.

He started his profession as a vp within the well being care funding banking group at Goldman, Sachs & Firm, the place he executed a broad vary of transactions, together with fairness and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and company restructurings.

He holds his B.A. from Harvard College, his M.D. from Stanford College Faculty of Medication and his M.B.A. from Harvard Enterprise Faculty.


AMAG Prescription drugs Inc. just lately introduced that its Board of Administrators has appointed Scott Myers as AMAG’s president and CEO, and member of the board.

Myers succeeds William Heiden, who’s stepping down from such roles in mild of Myers’ appointment.

Myers brings practically three many years of worldwide pharmaceutical and medical expertise expertise to AMAG. He most just lately served as chairman and CEO of Rainier Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology firm targeted on metastatic bladder most cancers.

Previous to becoming a member of Rainier, Myers served as CEO, president and director of Cascadian Therapeutics Inc. He additionally served as CEO of Aerocrine AB, a medical system firm, from 2011 to 2015. 

Myers is at the moment an unbiased director of Selecta Biosciences the place he serves as chairman of the Compensation and Advantages Committee, in addition to a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. He additionally serves as an unbiased director for Harpoon Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology firm the place he serves on the Audit Committee.

Myers started his profession in administration consulting after which moved into the pharmaceutical trade by means of senior management roles at Johnson & Johnson, DOV Prescription drugs and UCB.

He holds a bachelor of arts diploma in biology from Northwestern College in Evanston, Illinois, and an MBA from the College of Chicago Graduate Faculty of Enterprise.

Based mostly in Waltham, AMAG is a pharmaceutical firm targeted on bringing revolutionary merchandise to sufferers with unmet medical wants.


Activate Care, a supplier of built-in well being and social care options by means of a Display screen-to-Intervene strategy, continues on its path of progress and growth with two new workers.

Josh Winslow of Natick has joined the rising staff as vp of engineering and Paul Micheli of River Forest, Illinois, as director of product administration.

Winslow and Micheli’s work will help the corporate’s mission to attach sufferers, households, care groups and group companions to supply impactful outcomes, addressing the rising wants of the nation, reminiscent of decreasing homelessness, eliminating training inequalities, starvation, addressing psychological well being and far more.

As vp of engineering, Winslow will assist Activate Care develop and help all the engineering division. He will develop and keep a long-term engineering roadmap, and protect and increase an engineering tradition of innovation and excellence.

Winslow has over 10 years of expertise as a frontrunner in engineering and practically 20 years of expertise within the trade as an entire. Along with that, he has virtually 15 years of expertise constructing software program for medical analysis. 

Because the director of product administration, Micheli will create a product administration apply that can give attention to understanding the shopper wants, defining product necessities and constructing options that can guarantee care groups are correctly caring for the well being of their group.

He involves Activate Care with practically 20 years in person expertise engineering within the healthcare expertise house. Moreover, Micheli has years of product growth background, having developed key healthcare merchandise, reminiscent of anesthesia machines, a vital care ventilator, two digital surveillance purposes and care administration software program.


Brookline Financial institution has promoted Leslie Joannides-Burgos to govt vp, division govt of the financial institution’s Retail & Enterprise Banking Division.

Beforehand she was a senior vp. In her function as govt president, Joannides-Burgos oversees a staff of 220 colleagues throughout the financial institution’s retail banking supply channel. Underneath her administration are the financial institution’s department community, its customer support middle, in addition to all enterprise banking officers, monetary advisers and mortgage originators.

Joannides-Burgos has greater than 30 years of progressive banking administration expertise within the areas of gross sales, service, operations, colleague engagement and growth. Her profession contains positions the place she managed a number of groups and direct experiences, grew deposits, generated client and enterprise loans and developed and maintained consumer relationships.

Joannides-Burgos has a bachelor of science diploma from the College of Central Florida and accomplished the Graduate Faculty of Banking program at ABA Stonier in Philadelphia. She is a board member of Operation In a position, a nonprofit group whose mission is to supply employment and coaching alternatives to job seekers from economically, racially and occupationally numerous backgrounds.

She resides in Franklin.


ERA Key Realty Providers of Northbridge just lately introduced that Michael J. O’Brien, a veteran sports activities broadcaster and communications skilled, has joined ERA Key as a Realtor within the Framingham workplace.

O’Brien, who has over 15 years of broadcast expertise, has supplied play-by-play for quite a few schools and universities all through New England, together with Bentley College in Waltham, Boston College, Merrimack School and Yale College. Previous to his return to Massachusetts, he was the radio and TV play-by-play broadcaster for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Pennsylvania in addition to the staff’s director of Workforce Providers and Media Relations.

He additionally served in the identical roles for the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League and their ECHL-affiliate, the Trenton Devils in New jersey. He started his profession as govt assistant on the Nationwide Hockey League in New York Metropolis.

He earned his bachelor’s diploma from Boston School. He at the moment serves as vp of the Boston Chapter of Younger Professionals of the American Most cancers Society.


Virtusa Corp., a Southborough-based international supplier of digital technique, digital engineering, and IT companies and options, just lately introduced Ashish Devalekar has joined the corporate because the managing director for Europe and the Center East.

Devalekar just lately served as head of monetary companies at Capgemini, UK and member of UK Nation Board. Previous to that, he held management positions at Polaris, HCL and IBM World Providers. Over the previous 20 years, he has helped organizations develop, innovate and rework by constructing numerous enterprise and digital expertise groups paired together with his deep information within the monetary companies and European market, together with managing Capgemini’s largest monetary companies consumer, in response to Virtusa.

In his function at Virtusa, Devalekar will oversee a high-performing staff throughout Europe and the Center East that delivers enterprise transformation, digital innovation, consulting, and IT companies to strategic shoppers throughout banking, insurance coverage, telecommunications, well being care and life sciences, the corporate added in a press launch.


Milford Regional Doctor Group (MRPG) just lately welcomed Dr. Geoffrey Stoker to its new orthopedics apply.

Stoker, a Massachusetts native, involves MRPG from New England Baptist Hospital, the place he accomplished a fellowship in hip and knee substitute. After finishing his undergraduate research at Boston School, he earned his medical diploma from Washington College in St. Louis and accomplished his orthopedic residency at Tufts Medical Middle, the place he acquired the Henry Banks Excellent Orthopedic Resident Award.

Stoker’s apply focuses on partial and complete knee and hip substitute, together with revision procedures. He evaluates and treats sufferers with quite a lot of hip and knee issues, reminiscent of arthritis, avascular necrosis, and different joint circumstances. He has a particular curiosity in preoperative optimization for medically sophisticated sufferers and enhanced restoration after surgical procedure, together with same-day, outpatient joint substitute.


North Easton Financial savings Financial institution has appointed Paul R. Little of Shrewsbury senior vp, chief credit score officer.

On this function, Little oversees business credit score and assortment insurance policies, procedures and processes to measure and handle inherent dangers within the Financial institution’s mortgage portfolio.

Little joins North Easton Financial savings Financial institution with 37 years of expertise within the banking and business actual property industries, most just lately as senior vp, chief credit score officer with the Financial savings Institute Financial institution & Belief Firm/Berkshire Financial institution in Willimantic, Connecticut.

Little earned his bachelor’s diploma in enterprise administration from New England School and is a graduate of the American Neighborhood Bankers Senior Management Institute. He’s a member of the Mortgage Bankers Affiliation and the Society of Actual Property Appraisers.

North Easton Financial savings Financial institution has 18 eighteen native branches and over $1.1 billion in belongings.


Reliant Medical Group, the regionally based mostly multi-specialty medical group, just lately announce that Dr. Alexander Connaughton has joined the group’s Division of Orthopedic Surgical procedure.

Connaughton grew up in Wayland. He acquired his medical diploma at Michigan State College in East Lansing, Michigan. He then accomplished his residency at Western Michigan College Homer Stryker M.D. Faculty of Medication in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He additionally accomplished a fellowship at The College of Buffalo Jacobs Faculty of Medication And Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, New York, the place he labored on the medical employees for the Buffalo Payments.

Connaughton is welcoming new sufferers on the Worcester Medical Middle workplace at 123 Summer season St. in Worcester in addition to at 101 Cedar St. in Milford and 24 Newton St. in Southborough.


Affinia Therapeutics, a Waltham-based gene remedy firm with a platform for rationally designed adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors and gene therapies, has appointed Dr. Elliott Sigal to the corporate’s board of administrators.

Sigal has greater than 25 years of management expertise within the biopharmaceutical trade and is the previous chief scientific officer and president of R&D for Bristol Myers Squibb.

Sigal is a former member of the Board of Administrators of Spark Therapeutics. Throughout his tenure from 2014 to 2019, the corporate’s lead product, LUXTURNA, was accredited as the primary AAV gene remedy in the US. The corporate was acquired by Roche in 2019.

Previous to Spark Therapeutics, Sigal was an govt vp and director of Bristol Myers Squibb. Whereas at BMS, he led the staff that established BMS on the forefront of immuno-oncology which is revolutionizing the therapy of most cancers and introduced 14 new medicines to marketplace for sufferers with devastating illnesses in areas together with oncology, hematology, heart problems, hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis and neuropsychiatry. Sigal was instrumental in rising R&D productiveness and creating the corporate’s technique in biologics. In 2012, he was named the very best R&D chief within the pharmaceutical trade by Scrip Intelligence.

Sigal acquired his medical diploma from the College of Chicago in 1981 and skilled in inner medication and pulmonary medication on the College of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He additionally holds a bachelor of science, grasp of science and Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Purdue College. He at the moment serves as a senior adviser to the well being care staff of New Enterprise Associates and consults for choose biotechnology firms together with Amgen. He’s co-chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of Amgen and is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Sean Parker Institute for Most cancers Immunotherapy. He’s additionally a member of the Board of Administrators for the biotechnology firms Adaptimmune and Floor Oncology.

Sigal joined BMS in 1997 and held roles in each discovery and growth earlier than ascending to chief scientific officer and president of R&D. Positions previous to BMS included a college appointment at UCSF, senior govt roles at Syntex/Roche and CEO of the genomics agency, Mercator Genetics.


Paytronix Programs Inc., a Newton-based developer of digital visitor expertise platforms, just lately introduced that Amy Porter, founder and govt chairman of Affinipay, a funds expertise platform, has been appointed to the its board of administrators.

Porter joins the board as Paytronix rolls out improvements in loyalty, order and supply and saved worth, geared toward serving to the nation’s restaurant and comfort retailer manufacturers discover the extra worth hidden inside their very own buyer relationships.

Porter based Affinipay in 2005 to construct the preeminent funds expertise firm serving skilled companies companies, in response to Paytronix. As CEO, she spearheaded the Affinipay’s growth of market-leading instruments reminiscent of LawPay and CPACharge, which at present are trusted to course of over $6 billion yearly on behalf of 150,000 professionals.

After bootstrapping Affinipay for its first 10 years, Porter selected Nice Hill Companions as her first funding companion in 2015. By executing on Porter’s category-defining imaginative and prescient and prioritizing customer support, superior product and transaction safety, Affinipay’s annual income grew by greater than 4 instances over the course of Nice Hill Companions’ funding interval, Paytronix added.

Affinipay is persistently ranked among the many quickest rising firms in America by organizations, together with Austin Enterprise Journal and the Inc. 5000 checklist. Porter acquired the 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Yr Award within the Monetary Know-how class for the Central Texas area. In 2019, she transitioned to develop into govt chairman of Affinipay. TA Associates acquired a majority of Affinipay in February 2020 with Nice Hill exiting its funding.


AMAG Prescription drugs Inc. just lately introduced that Edward (Ted) Myles,  chief monetary and chief working officer, is leaving the corporate.

Brian Piekos, senior vp of finance, has been appointed interim chief monetary officer and can develop into a member of the corporate’s Govt Management Workforce. Anthony (Tony) Casciano has been appointed chief working officer and can add important operational duties to his function along with main business operations.

Piekos joined AMAG in 2015 and has held quite a lot of senior administration positions with the corporate. In his most up-to-date function as senior vp of finance, Piekos has supplied oversight of AMAG’s monetary planning and reporting, tax, treasury and strategic sourcing processes. He has greater than 20 years of company finance expertise, together with strategic planning, monetary reporting and capital market actions. Previous to AMAG, he held positions of accelerating duty at Cubist Prescription drugs. Piekos started his profession in funding banking having served as vp at Leerink Companions and as an analyst at Needham & Firm.

Casciano brings greater than 20 years of business expertise throughout the pharmaceutical trade. He joined AMAG in September 2016 and has since held positions of accelerating duty with the corporate. In his function as chief working officer, he’ll proceed overseeing business actions, in addition to technical operations, international provide chain and data expertise for the corporate. Previous to AMAG, Casciano spent 16 years profession at Sanofi, the place he held a number of business management roles throughout a spread of departments and therapeutic areas.

AMAG is a Waltham-based pharmaceutical firm targeted on bringing revolutionary merchandise to sufferers with unmet medical wants.


Repligen Corp. has appointed health-care trade govt Carrie Eglinton Method to its board of administrators.

Eglinton Method brings to the director function greater than 23 years of management expertise throughout a number of disciplines. She at the moment serves as senior vp of superior diagnostics at Quest Diagnostics, a supplier of diagnostic data companies, which she joined in 2017. Previous to Quest, Eglinton Method held varied roles of accelerating scope and duty over a interval of 20 years at GE Healthcare. From 2009 by means of 2016, she served as president and CEO of 4 distinct GE Healthcare international companies within the areas of diagnostic imaging, lab companies and medical units, ranging in measurement from roughly $150 million to $3 billion in income.

In her function at Quest Diagnostics, Eglinton Method is chargeable for rising the corporate’s practically $2 billion genetic and molecular diagnostics portfolio. Underneath her management, the superior diagnostics portfolio has grown income and margin by means of innovation in specialty genetic choices and companies, productiveness packages, key strategic alliances, and acquisitions. At GE Healthcare, Eglinton Method additionally led enhancements in monetary efficiency and expanded the trade presence as president and CEO of Maternal Toddler Care, Clarient Diagnostic Providers Inc., Surgical procedure, and Detection & Steerage Options.

Along with becoming a member of the Repligen board, Eglinton Method serves as board director for the not-for-profit Thrive Networks, the place she retains a private {and professional} dedication to advancing girls and remodeling well being in underserved communities with dependable sanitation, water, and training. She holds a bachelor of science diploma in mechanical engineering from the College of Notre Dame.

Repligen is a worldwide life sciences firm that develops and commercializes bioprocessing applied sciences and programs designed to extend efficiencies within the course of of producing organic medication. We’re inspiring advances in bioprocessing for the shoppers we serve; primarily biopharmaceutical drug builders and contract growth and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) worldwide.

With its company headquarters in Waltham, the corporate has extra administrative and manufacturing operations in Marlborough, Bridgewater, New Jersey,; Rancho Dominguez, California; Lund, Sweden; Breda, The Netherlands and Ravensburg, Germany.


Jewish Household Service (JFS) of Metrowest, a nonprofit, community-based group that gives very important social, well being and group companies to alleviate struggling, improve lives and help individuals in want, put in 5 new board members with three-year phrases on the 2020 JFS Annual Assembly.

They’re Stephanie Elkind of Newton, Elana Margolis of Sharon, Neil Ross of Wayland, Andrew Troop of Sudbury and Marissa Wainwright of Waltham.

The assembly additionally featured  the set up of officers and and the re-installation of board members with new phrases.

The next officers have been put in for two-year phrases: New President Josef Volman of Newton, Vice-President Sari Rapkin of Needham, Treasurer John Herrera of Westport, Connecticut, New Vice-President Ian Rubin of Wayland, New Vice-President Jeffrey Swartz of Weston and New Secretary Ashley DePaolo of Ashland.

The next board members have been reinstalled with the next phrases: Chase Carpenter of Cambridge, time period expiring 2023; Ari Freisinger of San Francisco, California, time period expiring 2023; and Deborah Merkin of Wellesley, time period expiring 2021.

As well as, attendees shared their appreciation for departing board members Chester Black of Wayland, Kevin Foley of Framingham, Penny Glassman, of Ashland, Robin Welch of Framingham and Michelle Wilen of Ashland. The assembly additionally supplied a possibility for the board to precise its particular due to departing president, David Milowe of Canton.

JFS relies in Framingham.


The Bar Methodology Wellesley barre studio has introduced three new homeowners, two of them with long-established connections to Wellesley.

Underneath the authorized identify Studio Be-Wellesley, Courtney Sawicki, Neely Dodge and Rachel Stoff now personal and function the six-year-old health studio providing quite a lot of full-body train lessons to shoppers of all ranges. Dodge, Sawicki and Stoff are licensed Bar Methodology instructors who’ve been employed on the Wellesley location and actively engaged with the clientele and employees in quite a lot of methods for a number of years.

Sawicki is likely one of the unique instructors of The Bar Methodology Wellesley studio when it opened in 2014. She had found The Bar Methodology (TBM) in San Francisco in 2008 and beloved its give attention to small, focused actions, security and give attention to type. Sawicki has been a French instructor for greater than twenty years. She grew up in Wellesley, the place she and her husband reside with their two sons.

Hailing from South Carolina by means of New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey, Dodge started her love of TBM in Summit, New Jersey, the place she was a consumer for greater than a decade. TBM was the train that she was cleared to take part in after her third little one was born. She turned a Wellesley consumer in 2013 and an teacher since 2015. She has an IT and company background. Dodge has dealt with the retail administration for the studio since 2018. She and her barre-practicing husband are lively mother and father residing in Newton.

Rising up in Wellesley, Stoff was a devoted ice skater and gymnast by means of highschool. She launched aerobics lessons to her school campus, turned skilled in American Ninjutsu, taught kickboxing, spinning and mat Pilates on the facet of demanding full-time careers in music and advertising and marketing over twenty years in Los Angeles. She was a consumer of TBM West Hollywood, California. Shortly after relocating to her residence state, she gravitated to the Wellesley studio (and reunited with childhood pal Sawicki). There, she immersed herself as a consumer, advertising and marketing guide and teacher.


The Massachusetts Bankers Affiliation (MBA) has elected new officers and members to its board of administrators, together with Patrick J. Murray, president and CEO of Bristol County Financial savings Financial institution in Taunton, as board chair.

The brand new officers and at-large MBA board positions embrace Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Financial institution in Hudson, as treasurer.  The rest of the Massachusetts Bankers Affiliation Board of Administrators contains Michael G. McAuliffe, president and CEO of Middlesex Financial savings Financial institution in Natick (re-appointment)


The Blackstone Valley Training Hub (BV Ed Hub) in Whitinsville has named Karen Ares govt administrator.

Ares can be chargeable for daily administrative operations and social media administration of the varsity of superior manufacturing.

Ares is a former highschool science instructor who’s obsessed with STEM training. She holds a bachelor of science diploma in biology from Eckerd School in St. Petersburg, Florida, and a grasp of science diploma in occupational and environmental well being and security from Anna Maria School in Paxton.

Most just lately, she was the assistant superintendent of educating and studying and STEAM director for the Dudley Charlton Regional Faculty District. Throughout her time there, she acquired greater than $600,000 in grant funding for varied packages, most notably the Undertaking Lead the Means STEM pathway for grades 6-12 in engineering and biomedical science. She additionally led the cost for Shepherd Hill Regional Excessive Faculty to develop into one among 11 excessive colleges in Massachusetts to accumulate Innovation Pathway designation in 2019.

She resides in Northborough.

The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce (BVCC) developed the BV Ed Hub as a partnership between native secondary and post-secondary training suppliers and producers to create sustainable work-based studying and vocational coaching in superior manufacturing to satisfy work place calls for.


Benefit Truck Group vp of fleet gross sales Steve Gustafson has been named by Freightliner Vehicles as a Leland James Elite award recipient as one of many prime 32 gross sales professionals in North America for 2019 acknowledged for gross sales excellence, customer support and trade management.

Gustafson, who has labored at Benefit Truck Group’s Shrewsbury location for greater than 20 years, has earned this distinction 14 instances since Freightliner first offered its gross sales achievement award in 2004.

Established in 2003 and named in honor of Freightliner Vehicles’ founder, the Leland James Elite Gross sales Achievement program acknowledges and rewards excellent gross sales representatives and managers within the Freightliner supplier community all through the US and Canada.


Ryan Gagne, proprietor of Enterprise X, a boutique, hotel-style co-working and versatile workplace house in Marlborough, was just lately honored by the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce as its 2020 “Enterprise Particular person of the Yr.”

The annual award is offered to a person who has made an influence within the area’s enterprise group and acknowledges him/her for giving again by means of management by instance.


Danforth Advisors LLC, a life science trade’s useful resource for operational accounting, finance help and strategic CFO advisory, has appointed Dr. Stephen J. Hoffman to its board of administrators and to a senior advisory function for the agency’s shoppers.

An completed life science entrepreneur, govt and investor, he brings three many years of data and influential relationships to his place as a strategic thought companion to scientific founders and CEOs navigating all levels of company evolution, in response to Danforth. His preliminary focus can be help with fundraising for earlier stage firms.

Hoffman’s experience lies in constructing life science firms and main entrepreneurial groups to create shareholder worth. He helped discovered two public firms, Somatogen Inc. and Allos Therapeutics Inc. – the place he spent practically 9 years as CEO and one other ten as chairman till the corporate’s acquisition by Spectrum Prescription drugs, Inc.

He has served on the boards of 18 life science firms, each private and non-private, with 4 posts as chairman and in depth committee expertise. On the enterprise capital facet, he has over 15 years of expertise main non-public fairness investments totaling greater than $140 million. As managing director at Skyline Ventures and normal companion at TVM Capital, he performed a significant function in portfolio firm growth, guiding company technique and enterprise growth, non-public and public financings, and medical and regulatory methods. He was twice named among the many Prime Advisors in US Healthcare/Enterprise Capital by Day & Associates.

He holds an M.D. from the College of Colorado Faculty of Medication and Ph.D. in chemistry from Northwestern College. He accomplished a fellowship in medical oncology and a residency and fellowship in dermatology on the College of Colorado.

Danforth Advisors in based mostly in Waltham.


John A. LeBlanc, of Milford, employees vp and senior engineering technical specialist at FM World, a Johnston, Rhode Island-based business property insurer, has acquired the 2020 Particular Achievement Award from the Nationwide Hearth Safety Affiliation. The award acknowledges LeBlanc for his a few years of service to the group in contributing to the event of nationwide fireplace codes and requirements designed to guard business and industrial properties.

LeBlanc, a world acknowledged fireplace safety professional, has labored for FM World for 35 years in all kinds of loss-prevention engineering and consulting roles. He serves on ten NFPA technical committees associated to explosion safety programs, aerosol merchandise and flammable liquids, to call just a few.

LeBlanc is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Society of Hearth Safety Engineers. He holds a bachelor’s diploma in chemical engineering from Case Western Reserve College in Cleveland, Ohio, and a grasp’s diploma in fireplace safety engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Eloxx Prescription drugs Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm devoted to the invention and growth of novel therapeutics to deal with cystic fibrosis and different illnesses attributable to nonsense mutations limiting manufacturing of useful proteins, just lately introduced that Professor Eitan Kerem, M.D. has joined the corporate as a senior guide.

Kerem will proceed to advise on Eloxx’s cystic fibrosis program specializing in strategic management, cystic fibrosis medical security evaluation, and medical communications, in addition to liaising with affected person advocacy teams and regulatory authorities.

Kerem joined Eloxx on Sept. 1 upon his retirement from Hadassah Medical Middle the place he most just lately served as head of pediatrics and professor of pediatrics at Hebrew College Hadassah Medical Faculty. He was a board member of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society the place he contributed to the event of the European Cystic Fibrosis Registry and was the president of CIPP, the annual Worldwide Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology. Kerem was beforehand a member of the editorial boards of the main journals within the discipline of pulmonology, “Pediatric Pulmonology,” “Chest” and the “American Journal of Respiratory and Important Care Medication.”

Kerem has been intimately concerned with ELX-02 and the Eloxx staff since 2015, initially working with Professor Timor Baasov on the Technion Institute to optimize ELX-02 within the early levels of its growth. He’s a globally famend cystic fibrosis Key Opinion Chief and has helped information Eloxx by means of the event of the corporate’s medical trial program. He serves on the corporate’s Cystic Fibrosis Medical Advisory Board, has been the World Lead Investigator for our Section 2 cystic fibrosis medical trial program and had served as chairman of the Security Assessment Committee.

Eloxx relies in Waltham.


Radius Well being Inc. just lately introduced that Jose (Pepe) Carmona can be stepping down as its chief monetary officer.

Dan Dolan, who has served as head of Monetary Planning and Evaluation since he joined the corporate in 2017, will develop into the principal monetary and accounting officer. Dolan was instrumental within the launch of TYMLOS and works carefully with all the enterprise capabilities throughout the firm. On this function, he’ll report on to Radius CEO Kelly Martin.

Jim Chopas, at the moment the corporate’s controller, will proceed in that function with oversight of all finance capabilities together with accounting, audit, tax, and treasury. Chopas has been with Radius since 2018 and also will report on to Martin.

Based mostly in Waltham, Radius is a science-driven absolutely built-in biopharmaceutical firm dedicated to creating and commercializing revolutionary endocrine therapeutics.


Matthew Maher just lately joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Web page Realty as assistant advertising and marketing director.

The announcement was made by Ellen Rao, dealer/proprietor of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Web page Realty.

Maher can be chargeable for offering impactful advertising and marketing help and help to the brokerage and brokers. Previous to becoming a member of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Web page Realty, he was advertising and marketing director for ERA Cape Cod Actual Property for five years.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Web page Realty is a full-service actual property firm specializing in residential gross sales since 1963. The corporate has places of work in Medway and Medfield.


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Web page Realty just lately introduced that Laurie Henighan has accomplished the actual property trade’s most complete new residence gross sales course to earn her nationwide certification as a Licensed New Dwelling Specialist.

With this certification, Henighan  joins a bunch devoted to offering the best stage of professionalism and repair to builders and new residence consumers.

Henighan is lively in actual property gross sales and is licensed in each Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She additionally holds the Residential Building Licensed designation.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Web page Realty is a full-service actual property firm specializing in residential gross sales since 1963. The corporate has places of work in Medway and Medfield.


Mirick O’Connell just lately introduced that Brian R. Falk of Milford has been admitted to the partnership.

Falk is a member of the agency’s Public and Municipal Legislation Group and the Actual Property and Environmental Legislation Group. He additionally leads Mirick O’Connell’s Hashish Business Group.

Falk counsels cities, cities and districts in all areas of municipal regulation, together with zoning, actual property, city assembly process, elections, procurement, open conferences, ethics and normal governance. He additionally represents non-public shoppers in native land use allowing issues. He frequently seems earlier than municipal boards looking for particular permits, variances, licenses, zoning amendments and different approvals for big tasks and difficult websites.

Falk shares within the agency’s dedication to the group and is at the moment serving on the board of the Milford Space Chamber of Commerce. He’s an lively member of the Worcester County Bar Affiliation and serves on its Authorities Relations Committee. As well as, Falk has been named a Massachusetts “Rising Star” by Boston journal and Legislation & Politics.

Mirick O’Connell is a full-service enterprise regulation agency with places of work in Worcester, Westborough and Boston.


Kristen Berger of Marlborough just lately acquired the 2020 Dexter Brackett Memorial Award from the New England Water Works Affiliation (NEWWA), the area’s largest and oldest not-for-profit group of water works professionals.

The Dexter Brackett Award was established in 1916 in honor of an early distinguished member of NEWWA. The award is offered yearly to the member of the affiliation who authored probably the most meritorious paper printed within the Journal of the New England Water Works Affiliation through the earlier 12 months.

Berger acquired this award for her paper “Dynamic Hydraulic Modelling for Water Programs,” which was printed within the Journal of the New England Water Works Affiliation Vol. CXXXIII, No. 1, March 2019. She has beforehand authored a number of different papers for the Journal.

Berger is a civil engineer with roughly 20 years of expertise specializing in municipal infrastructure with a give attention to consuming water provide, therapy and distribution. She based Resilient Civil Engineering P.C. in 2019 with the aim to supply responsive, genuine, personalized service with a give attention to consumer satisfaction.

Berger is a present member of the NEWWA Program Committee. She can be a member of the American Water Works Affiliation, the Massachusetts Water Works Affiliation, and the Barnstable County Water Utilities Affiliation. She is a previous recipient of the NEWWA Previous Presidents Award for the second most meritorious authored paper that appeared within the Journal of the New England Water Works Affiliation, a previous recipient of the NEWWA Youthful Member of the Yr Award and a earlier winner of the Contemporary Concepts Competitors for the Connecticut Part of the American Water Works Affiliation.

She holds a bachelor of science diploma in civil engineering and a grasp of science diploma in environmental engineering from the College of Massachusetts Amherst.

The New England Water Works Affiliation relies in Holliston.


Allena Prescription drugs Inc., a late-stage, biopharmaceutical firm devoted to creating and commercializing first-in-class, oral enzyme therapeutics to deal with sufferers with uncommon and extreme metabolic and kidney problems, has appointed Dr. Ann Miller to its board of administrators.

Miller has launched and grown a number of blockbuster merchandise and constructed main franchises over the course of her profession. Most just lately, she spent six years at Sanofi, in the end serving as vp of promoting, the place she was chosen to guide a corporate-wide initiative on advertising and marketing excellence.

Previous to Sanofi, Miller spent two years as senior vp at Eisai, the place she led the Pharmaceutical Providers and Main Care and Specialty Enterprise items, together with the blockbuster franchises Aricept and Aciphex. Earlier in her profession, she labored at Amgen, the place she contributed to constructing the worldwide advertising and marketing operate, together with serving as govt director of North American business operations and govt director of worldwide advertising and marketing, and supplied commercialization and life cycle administration oversight for key merchandise, together with Neulasta and Vectibix.

Earlier than that, Miller spent 16 years at Merck & Co., the place she held a collection of roles of accelerating duty, together with model management for Fosamax, Mevacor and Zocor. She at the moment serves on the board of Inovio Prescription drugs and Puma Biotechnology. She holds each her B.A., with honors, and her M.D. from Duke College.

Along side Miller’s appointment, Allena introduced that founding board member Dr. Bob Tepper, a companion at Third Rock Ventures and founding member of the corporate’s board of administrators since 2011, has resigned from the Allena noard.

Allena relies in Newton.


Radius Well being Inc. just lately introduced that Peter A. Schwartzman is becoming a member of the corporate as vp within the newly shaped Capital, Technique and Transactions (CST) Group.

Schwartzman, as a part of the group, will report back to Kelly Martin, CEO of Radius.

The CST group is chargeable for the evaluation and due diligence required for all enterprise growth actions and acts as the corporate’s level of contact for capital suppliers, funding banks and analysts. The CST group can be chargeable for constructing the monetary mannequin framework the corporate will use to evaluate present and future efficiency.

Schwartzman joins Radius from Piney Lake Capital Administration LP the place he was a senior member of the funding staff. At Piney Lake, he targeted on opportunistic debt and fairness investments in small to medium-sized firms within the well being care, life sciences and industrial sectors.

For twenty years prior, Schwartzman was a managing director within the Leveraged Finance Group at BlackRock Inc. On this function, he led the group’s investments within the well being care, life sciences, media and gaming industries. He has additionally labored at Alliance Capital in its Company Bond Analysis Group in addition to the HealthCare Group at Moody’s Investor Providers.

Schwartzman earned his B.A. diploma from Trinity School in Hartford, Connecticut, and his MBA from the Stern Faculty at New York College.

Based mostly in Waltham, Radius is a science-driven absolutely built-in biopharmaceutical firm that’s dedicated to creating and commercializing revolutionary endocrine therapeutics.


Digital Guardian, a Waltham-based supplier of knowledge loss prevention and managed detection and response, just lately introduced that Tim Bandos will develop into its chief data safety officer (CISO).

Bandos will carry greater than 15 years of expertise to the place, together with his 5 years as vp of cybersecurity at Digital Guardian. Previous to becoming a member of Digital Guardian, Bandos was director of cybersecurity for Dupont the place he was chargeable for overseeing inner controls, incident response and menace intelligence. In his new function, he’ll lead Digital Guardian’s international cybersecurity technique, leveraging the most recent expertise and menace intelligence accessible.

Bandos joined Digital Guardian 5 years in the past with the aim of efficiently constructing the corporate’s Managed Detection & Response Service from the bottom up. That service now manages and screens a couple of million endpoints and delivers best-of-breed menace searching and incident response.


ReWalk Robotics Ltd. has appointed Randel Richner to its board of administrators.

Richner’s in depth historical past expertise in well being coverage, reimbursement, economics and knowledge analytics contains serving because the trade consultant on the Facilities for Medicare & Medicaid Providers’  Medicare Protection Advisory Committee; service on the Govt Dean’s Advisory Board on the College of Michigan’s Faculty of Public Well being; establishing the worldwide reimbursement and economics operate at Boston Scientific as that group’s vp of World Authorities Affairs and Reimbursement and in founding Neocure, a agency that suggested trade on well being care coverage.

Richner acquired a grasp of public well being diploma in well being coverage and administration and a bachelor of science diploma in nursing from the College of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

ReWalk Robotics develops, manufactures and markets wearable robotic exoskeletons for people with decrease limb disabilities on account of spinal wire harm or stroke. ReWalk has headquarters within the Marlborough, Israel and Germany.


Synspira Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm devoted to enhancing the lives of individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) and different uncommon illnesses, has appointed Dr. Drucy Borowitz to its board of administrators.

Borowitz is a worldwide chief in medical analysis and affected person take care of cystic fibrosis (CF) with specific experience in gastrointestinal illness and vitamin. The corporate additionally introduced that present board member, Alexey Margolin, will tackle an expanded function as chairperson of the board of administrators.

Borowitz is the previous senior vp of group partnerships on the Cystic Fibrosis Basis the place she led quite a few initiatives to enhance affected person care and advance new Therapies.

She was the CF middle director on the Girls and Youngsters’s Hospital of Buffalo for nearly 20 years. In 2013, she acquired the Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Medical Achievement Award offered by the Cystic Fibrosis Basis to people devoted to the analysis and care of sufferers with cystic fibrosis and whose contributions have had appreciable affect on the course of the illness.

Borowitz is an emeritus professor of medical pediatrics on the Jacobs Faculty of Medication and Biomedical Sciences of the College at Buffalo. She acquired the Stockton Kimball Award, bestowed on school members who’ve achieved worldwide recognition as researchers and have been acknowledged for important tutorial accomplishment and repair to the college. She attended Cornell Medical Faculty, interned at Youngsters’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and did her residency at College of California-San Francisco. She was board licensed in pediatric gastroenterology and vitamin.

Margolin, who joined the corporate’s board in October 2019, is chair of the board of Allena Prescription drugs, a public medical stage pharmaceutical firm he co-founded, and beforehand served as CEO (2011-2019). Prior, he co-founded Alcresta Therapeutics, a medical system firm targeted on creating merchandise for CF and different uncommon illnesses; he served as CEO (2011-2014) and is at the moment on the board of administrators. In 2008, Margolin co-founded Alnara Prescription drugs, and served as president and CEO till 2010, when the corporate was acquired by Eli Lilly. As chief scientific officer for Altus Prescription drugs, he helped construct a portfolio of merchandise for uncommon illnesses. Margolin is the writer of greater than 60 publications and an inventor on quite a few patents.

Synspira is a privately held firm headquartered in Framingham.


Doc Wayne Youth Providers, a Boston nonprofit that fuses sport and remedy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth, just lately introduced that Dr. Sadé Callwood, Katherine Grover and Dushawne “Doc” Simpson have just lately joined its board. Their appointments additional improve the board’s expertise, range and abilities, and convey the variety of members to 13.

Callwood is a post-doctoral fellow and psychotherapist at Commonwealth Psychology in Boston. Her medical work with traditionally marginalized and oppressed people is influenced by her Caribbean-American upbringing. She earned her physician of psychology in medical psychology diploma with an emphasis in African and Caribbean psychological well being from William James School and accomplished her doctoral mission on Younger Black Males’s Experiences of Aggressive Policing. She has in depth coaching in counseling facilities inside small non-public schools, Ivy League and Massive Ten universities.

A Framingham resident, Grover is a director within the Northeast Well being Industries Assurance apply at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston, working with increased training, well being care and different not-for-profit organizations. She is a Uniform Steerage professional and speaker, and a contributing writer to Views in Larger Training. She earned her bachelor’s diploma in enterprise administration from Babson School in Wellesley and her grasp in enterprise administration diploma with a focus in not-for-profit administration from Suffolk College.

Simpson is at the moment the pinnacle coach of The Pingree Faculty’s ladies varsity soccer staff and the director of teaching at NEFC North Shore, and the previous assistant coach of the Boston Breakers skilled staff. He started teaching for Pingree in 2011, and led them to New England championships in each 2013 and 2014. Dushawne was not solely a standout soccer participant rising up in Connecticut, he was chosen to the 1990 CT All-State staff in soccer, basketball and observe. Following his distinctive taking part in at Southern Connecticut State College and Salem State School, he went on to play professionally for a number of groups, together with the New Hampshire Phantoms, Connecticut Wolves and Boston Bulldogs.


RE/MAX LLC has acknowledged Gary Kelley with its RE/MAX Corridor of Fame Award.

This recognition is bestowed on solely 20% of brokers, and acknowledges the best ranges of experience and a dedication to exemplary consumer service. With a give attention to guiding shoppers by means of main life transformations, and supporting them at each step of the method, Kelley and his staff have developed a loyal following and an unmatched community of word-of-mouth referrals, in response to RE/MAX. The Corridor of Fame award builds upon and acknowledges his staff’s onerous work and deep information.

Kelley and his colleague Sue Gordon work with consumers and sellers all through the Marlborough, Westborough and Southborough areas.

RE/MAX Govt Realty is likely one of the largest actual property firms in Metrowest and the most important RE/MAX franchise in New England. It has places of work in Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Marlborough, Medfield and Grafton.


Household regulation agency Barach Legislation Group LLC just lately introduced that attorneys Matthew Barach and Jennifer Salerno have been chosen for inclusion on the checklist of 2020 Massachusetts Tremendous Legal professionals.

Barach was named to the Tremendous Legal professionals checklist and Salerno was acknowledged as a Rising Star, a distinction for candidates who’re both 40 years previous or youthful or who’ve been in apply for 10 years or fewer. The outcomes have been printed in Boston Journal and in New England Tremendous Legal professionals, which is printed by Thomson Reuters.

Barach is the founder and principal of Barach Legislation Group and writer of “The Household Legislation Information to Appellate Follow.” With over 20 years of household regulation expertise, Barach frequently seems earlier than Middlesex, Norfolk, Worcester, Suffolk and Essex County Household Legislation Courts. He additionally seems earlier than the Massachusetts Appeals Courtroom, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Courtroom and the First Circuit of Appeals.

Salerno is a senior affiliate at Barach Legislation Group focusing her apply on all areas of household regulation, together with excessive battle divorce and extremely contentious little one custody issues. She has efficiently litigated little one removing requests and worldwide little one abduction circumstances within the Probate and Household Courts and U.S. District Courtroom in Boston. Previous to her becoming a member of Barach Legislation Group, Salerno was related to a Boston-based agency the place she specialised in household regulation.

Tremendous Legal professionals is a score service of excellent legal professionals from greater than 70 apply areas, who’ve attained a excessive diploma of peer recognition {and professional} achievement. The patented multiphase choice course of is designed to create a reputable, complete and numerous itemizing of excellent attorneys that can be utilized as a useful resource for attorneys and shoppers looking for authorized counsel.

Barach Legislation Group LLC relies in Framingham.


4D Path, a Newton-based creator of a patented computer-aided most cancers diagnostic and precision oncology platform, just lately introduced that Dr. Jennifer Levin Carter has joined the corporate’s advisory board.

Carter is managing director of JLC Precision Well being Methods LLC., which companions with executives and traders to advise data-driven healthcare and life science firms on their business and financing technique, and on the event of novel services and products.

Beforehand, she was founder and CEO of TrialzOWN Inc., a healthcare firm in stealth that was acquired by Integral Well being (now Valo Well being) in March 2019. Previous to TrialzOWN, Carter was the founder and president of N-of-One Inc. At N-of-One, she led the creation of award-winning options that delivered novel therapy methods to a whole lot of hundreds of sufferers with most cancers globally. She served as appearing CEO from 2008-2012, and chief medical officer from 2012 till its acquisition by Qiagen (Market Cap $8B) in 2019.

Carter graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude with distinction with a BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale College, an MD from Harvard Medical Faculty, an MPH from Harvard Faculty of Public Well being, and an MBA from the Sloan Faculty at Massachusetts Institute of Know-how.


Susan C. Stevenson of Ashland, has joined as a brand new member of the McDaniel School Board of Trustees.

Stevenson is a 1985 alumna of McDaniel (previously Western Maryland) School with a bachelor’s diploma in chemistry and a minor in biology. She performed on cross nation, lacrosse, out of doors observe, and intramural sports activities groups in addition to served as a member of Phi Alpha Mu sorority and the Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society.

Stevenson is an govt director within the Exploratory Illness Space (DAx) within the Chemical Biology and Therapeutics Division on the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Analysis (NIBR) in Cambridge.

With greater than 30 years of expertise in drug discovery within the growth of a number of therapeutic modalities, Stevenson prioritizes mentoring to help the subsequent technology of scientific leaders inside Novartis in addition to within the bigger scientific group. She helps range and inclusion initiatives and worker useful resource teams targeted on creating cross-cultural consciousness and advancing girls in management positions.

In 2016, Stevenson was honored as a Novartis Main Scientist in recognition of her management, innovation, and analysis excellence. Stevenson earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Wake Forest College in Winston-Salem, N.C., adopted by a post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia College in New York. At McDaniel, she is going to function a member of the tutorial and campus life and audit and danger committees.


Psychemedics Company just lately introduced that Sarah Ashby has rejoined the corporate as vp, normal counsel.

On this function, Ashby can be chargeable for directing and managing all the firm’s authorized actions. She’s going to report on to the corporate’s CEO.

Sarah rejoins Psychemedics from Decibel Therapeutics Inc., a biotech start-up researching listening to loss therapeutics, and Takeda Pharmaceutical Firm Ltd.  Prior to now 4 years, she has labored carefully with the R&D groups at these organizations within the areas of toxicology research, medical trials, analysis collaborations and contract negotiations.

Beforehand, Ashby practiced regulation on the Boston corporations of Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy PC, and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP. Her litigation background contains pharmaceutical and medical system legal responsibility, in addition to well being care fraud investigations, FDA regulation and mental property.

Based mostly in Acton, Psychemedics Company is the world’s largest supplier of hair testing for the detection of medication of abuse. 


Sunstein LLP just lately introduced the addition of legal professional John W. Powell of Hopkinton as a companion within the agency’s Patent Follow Group.

Powell brings in depth authorized, expertise and enterprise expertise to the agency gained in additional than twenty years of in-house and regulation agency apply.  As in-house counsel he served as vp, normal counsel and secretary of American Superconductor Company (AMSC), a publicly traded international vitality applied sciences firm targeted on the renewable vitality and electrical grid markets, and as IP counsel at Raytheon and Motorola. Most just lately he was a companion on the Boston regulation agency Verrill Dana LLP.

Powell acquired his JD from the College of New Hampshire Faculty of Legislation and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.

Sunstein LLP is a boutique mental property regulation agency.


The Bulfinch Group just lately introduced that Peter Klay, of Ashland, has earned the designation of 5 Star Funding Skilled.

The 5 Star Monetary Funding Skilled award is yearly given to monetary companies professionals who’re recognized by means of analysis carried out with friends and corporations; this system analyzes inner and exterior analysis knowledge.

Nominated monetary companies professionals who glad a complete of ten goal eligibility and analysis standards, e.g., years of expertise, consumer satisfaction and tutorial achievement, are awarded this prestigious title. 


The Bulfinch Group just lately introduced that Gary Peters, of Weston, has earned the designation of 5 Star Wealth Supervisor.

The 5 Star Wealth Supervisor award is yearly given to monetary managers who’re recognized by means of analysis carried out with friends and corporations; this system analyzes inner and exterior analysis knowledge, together with a survey to greater than 3,000 registered monetary companies professionals and all native monetary service firms registered with FINRA or the SEC, to pick every year’s winners.

Nominated wealth managers who glad a complete of ten goal eligibility and analysis standards are awarded this prestigious title.


The Bulfinch Group just lately introduced that Kevin S. Schneider of Marlborough, has earned the designation of 5 Star Wealth Supervisor.

The 5 Star Wealth Supervisor award is yearly given to monetary managers who’re recognized by means of analysis carried out with friends and corporations; this system analyzes inner and exterior analysis knowledge, together with a survey to greater than 3,000 registered monetary companies professionals and all native monetary service firms registered with FINRA or the SEC, to pick every year’s winners.

Nominated wealth managers who glad a complete of ten goal eligibility and analysis standards are awarded this prestigious title. Schneider attended Colby School.


Colantonio Inc. just lately welcomed Assistant Undertaking Managers Ashley Gilmore and Steven Guntharp to the staff.

Gilmore, who holds a B.S. diploma in inside design from the New England Institute of Artwork, brings eight years of trade expertise as an assistant mission supervisor and mission coordinator, specializing in renovation work on giant school campuses and in high-rise buildings in Boston and Cambridge.

She is at the moment engaged on McCormack Constructing Fast Wants, a complete programs improve mission on the Division of Capital Asset Administration and Upkeep’s headquarters in Boston. 

Guntharp’s eight years of expertise as an assistant mission supervisor, framer and drywaller additionally contains renovation work on school campuses. He holds an M.S. diploma in building administration from New England Institute of Know-how and a B.S. diploma in advertising and marketing from Salve Regina College.

Guntharp served 4 years within the U.S. Coast Guard within the Deck Division as a firefighter, weapons petty officer, cutter floor swimmer, rescue and survival petty officer and harm management professional. At Colantonio, he’s assigned to the Roosevelt Towers Low-Rise Modernization mission for the Cambridge Housing Authority.

Colantonio Inc. is a Holliston-based building administration and normal contracting agency with self-performance capabilities.


Dr. Robert Cardales-Stearns has joined the staff at Natick Household Dental.

As a normal dentist specializing in beauty and sleep dentistry, Cardales-Stearns attracts on 5 years of expertise.

He majored in biology on the College of Georgia and acquired his Physician of Dental Medication diploma (DMD) from Boston College Faculty of Dental Medication.


Dyne Therapeutics Inc., a Waltham-based muscle illness firm targeted on advancing revolutionary life-transforming therapeutics for individuals residing with genetically pushed illnesses, has appointed Dr. Ashish Dugar senior vp, international head of medical affairs.

Dugar brings over 20 years of broad expertise throughout medical affairs, medical and business growth and real-world proof (RWE) technology.

Previous to becoming a member of Dyne, Dugar served as vp and international head of medical affairs at Sarepta Therapeutics Inc., the place he constructed the corporate’s medical affairs group. Beforehand, he led all business and market entry efforts for Intra-Mobile Therapies, Inc. as vp and head of business growth. He joined Intra-Mobile Therapies following his tenure at Roche, the place he was international head of medical growth science and innovation and international head of the exterior growth group, together with work in oligonucleotides.

Beforehand, Dugar spent 13 years at Pfizer Inc. in varied roles, most just lately serving as vp, international head of medical growth and medical affairs of the biosimilars enterprise unit.

He started his profession on the Nationwide Institutes of Well being. He accomplished a pharmacoeconomics and outcomes analysis fellowship on the College of Michigan Faculty of Public Well being.

Dugar earned an MBA from The Pennsylvania State College and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from The Pennsylvania State College School of Medication.


Particular Wants Legislation Group of Massachusetts, a Framingham-based regulation agency specializing in property and particular wants planning, particular wants belief administration, guardianship and transition planning, has welcomed Phyllis Jones as its latest legal professional. 

Jones joins the apply with greater than 20 years of authorized expertise.  Her profession has included the next areas of regulation: household regulation, property planning, immigration, faculty incapacity regulation, labor and employment regulation, company litigation, chapter litigation, employees’ compensation and collections regulation.  

Jones brings her robust advocacy abilities to the apply alongside together with her illustration in quite a lot of skilled organizations, together with the Girls’s Bar Basis and Massachusetts Particular Training Attorneys Egroup. She has served as chair of the North Andover Fee on Capacity Help for over 4 years.

Among the many many tasks Jones has overseen as chair is the manufacturing of an everyday TV collection on native cable entry and a podcast referred to as “Capacity Help,” which highlights nonprofits and authorities companies that provide companies to the disabled group. 

She acquired her B.A. diploma in political science in 1993 from American College in Washington, D.C., and her J.D. diploma with a focus in public coverage in 1996 from the Massachusetts Faculty of Legislation in Andover.


Tech Advisors, a Medfield-based expertise answer supplier for small to mid-sized companies based by CPAs and specializing in offering IT and expertise companies to the CPA discipline, has appointed Jim Younger of Sherborn consumer relations supervisor.

On this capability, Younger will fill the twin roles of specializing in general consumer relations and communication, in addition to the cybersecurity and regulatory compliance posture for the corporate’s consumer base. Specifically, he’ll work with CEO Konrad Martin and the staff in implementing ongoing technical enterprise evaluations for every of the agency’s shoppers, a gathering which completely evaluations and evaluates every particular person consumer’s ranges of safety whereas conserving the consumer base up to the mark on all new compliance laws and necessities.

Whereas comparatively new to the IT trade, Younger has appreciable expertise with consumer relations from his earlier profession. Previous to becoming a member of Tech Advisors, he owned and ran a profitable and really client-centric enterprise that supplied the session, design and set up of health facilities in non-public nation golf equipment across the space, in response to the corporate. He labored carefully with the membership administration and memberships, offering train and remedy companies, together with programming and staffing.

The Lake George, New York, native studied at Champlain School after which Northeastern College.


Covectra, a Westborough-based supplier of serialization and observe & hint options, has appointed Renaat Van den Hooff and Gary Miloscia to its board of administrators.

Van den Hooff brings to the Covectra Board of Administrators greater than 35 years of worldwide working expertise within the healthcare trade, with particular experience in client prescribed drugs, medical units and provides/companies for the pharmaceutical trade.

He held varied senior management positions, as CEO and board member of Temptime Corp. and as president and CEO of a public startup healthcare firm that developed and offered revolutionary wound care merchandise. He had a 20-year profession with Johnson & Johnson, serving the latter time there as president of the J&J-Merck client prescribed drugs three way partnership worldwide.

Van den Hoof has additionally been concerned for nearly 20 years with the Nationwide A number of Sclerosis Basis the place he has served on the board of trustees and chaired a number of strategic committees supporting the CEO.

He holds a bachelor’s diploma from VLEKHO and a grasp’s diploma from the Vlerick Faculty of Administration on the College of Ghent, Belgium.

Miloscia has greater than 22 years of expertise in quite a lot of administration positions. He at the moment serves as chief monetary officer for Covectra, the place he’s chargeable for all strategic enterprise and monetary planning and evaluation in addition to advertising and marketing actions.

Previous to becoming a member of Covectra, he held senior stage positions at Constancy Investments, Well being Dialog and American Specific.

Miloscia holds a bachelor of science diploma in finance from Rutgers College and an MBA in finance from the Indiana College Kelley Faculty of Enterprise.


Dyne Therapeutics Inc., a Waltham-based muscle illness firm targeted on advancing revolutionary life-transforming therapeutics for individuals residing with genetically pushed illnesses, has appointed Dr. Wildon Farwell chief medical officer.

Farwell brings experience in medical growth and medical affairs in neuromuscular illnesses and oligonucleotide therapies, in response to Dyne.

Farwell joins Dyne from Biogen Inc., the place he was vp, international head of neuromuscular illnesses, medical affairs. Throughout his 10 years at Biogen, he led the event and life cycle administration of Spinraza (nusinersen), an oligonucleotide and the primary remedy accredited for the therapy of spinal muscular atrophy. He additionally led the late-stage growth of tofersen, an investigational oligonucleotide remedy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, oversaw medical and biomarker growth for Biogen’s neuromuscular illness portfolio and commenced his tenure on the firm main pharmacovigilance for a number of product candidates.

Beforehand, Farwell was an assistant professor in medication at Harvard Medical Faculty and a doctor at Brigham and Girls’s Hospital and the VA Boston Healthcare System.

He acquired his M.D. from the College of Missouri Faculty of Medication and an MPH in medical effectiveness from Harvard College Faculty of Public Well being.


KnowSeafood, the primary direct-to-home on-line seafood market utilizing blockchain expertise to make sure that shoppers have full transparency and traceability for his or her seafood purchases, just lately appointed Michael DiLorenzo of Maynard its first chief advertising and marketing officer.

On this newly created place, DiLorenzo will report back to CEO Daniel McQuade. DiLorenzo may have international duty for the corporate’s digital advertising and marketing, PR/communications, content material and social media; website positioning, SEM, affiliate internet marketing, progress advertising and marketing channels, and CRM, together with branding and advertising and marketing design as the corporate scales its model to each shoppers and international companions.

DiLorenzo brings in depth advertising and marketing experience to his new function, and is finest identified for becoming a member of the on-demand alcohol supply service Drizly earlier than its public launch in 2014 and architecting that firm’s launch advertising and marketing technique. The success of Drizly throughout DiLorenzo’s tenure (2014-2016) in seizing the first-mover benefit available in the market culminated with the corporate’s eventual acquisition by Uber for $1.1 billion in 2021.

DiLorenzo can be identified for his pioneering work in social media advertising and marketing, having created one of many first social media advertising and marketing and technique departments in skilled sports activities throughout his tenure on the Nationwide Hockey League. For that work, he was named to the distinguished “40 Underneath 40” checklist by PRWeek Journal in 2010.

Since 2016, DiLorenzo has served because the CMO at GasBuddy, one of the crucial extensively used journey and navigation apps globally, boasting practically 100 million lifetime downloads. At GasBuddy, he led the advertising and marketing staff that launched its fashionable fee product, Pay with GasBuddy, which has attracted a whole lot of hundreds of client enrollments since its 2017 launch.

KnowSeafood relies in New Bedford.


The New England chapter of the American Diabetes Affiliation (ADA) just lately added three new members to the Neighborhood Management Board: John Downey, chief business officer at Glytec; Ed Ludwigson, vp of administration operations at Staples; and Greg Melton, assistant vp of promoting at SBLI.

At Staples, Ludwigson is chargeable for enhancing the effectiveness of the corporate’s enterprise to enterprise gross sales groups. His focus is on accelerating the gross sales course of by means of the higher use of expertise, knowledge and teamwork.

Previous to his function main gross sales operations, Ludwigson managed the expertise gross sales division for Staples Enterprise Benefit and led a number of merger integrations.

He earned undergraduate diploma at Boston School and MBA at Dartmouth School, Tuck Faculty of Enterprise. He lives in Upton.


AquaBounty Applied sciences Inc., a land-based aquaculture firm, has employed Dennis Bryant as its new director of gross sales.

On this function, Bryant will oversee firm gross sales initiatives which embrace all elements of constructing and servicing its rising buyer partnerships.

Bryant, previously the managing director for Ocean High quality USA, brings in depth expertise in seafood gross sales to the place. In his function at Ocean High quality, he was chargeable for gross sales, advertising and marketing, distribution and monetary outcomes for the corporate’s portfolio of contemporary, farmed Atlantic salmon within the U.S. market.

Earlier than that, Bryant was director of program gross sales for the seafood distributor Buckhead Meat and Seafood of Houston. He additionally has direct expertise in meals service, having labored with a number of restaurant teams.

AquaBounty relies in Maynard.


Allena Prescription drugs Inc., a Newton-based, late-stage biopharmaceutical firm devoted to creating and commercializing first-in-class, oral enzyme therapeutics to deal with sufferers with uncommon and extreme metabolic and kidney problems, has appointed Mark J. Fitzpatrick to its board of administrators.

Fitzpatrick brings greater than 30 years of operational and monetary administration expertise to Allena. Most just lately, he spent six years at Chiasma Inc. the place he served initially as chief monetary officer and subsequently president and CEO, and performed an integral function in securing U.S. Meals and Drug Administration approval of Mycapssa for the therapy of acromegaly.

Previous to Chiasma, he served as chief monetary officer for a number of biopharmaceutical firms. In these roles, he raised greater than $1.5 billion in each private and non-private fairness and debt financings, and helped negotiate strategic collaborations with each giant pharmaceutical firms and business contract producers.

Fitzpatrick started his profession at Arthur Andersen LLP and holds a B.S. diploma in accounting from Boston School.

Along side Fitzpatrick’s appointment, Allena introduced that board members Dr. James Topper, managing normal companion at Frazier Healthcare and a founding member of the corporate’s board of administrators since 2011, and Dr. Andrew A. F. Hack, a member of the corporate’s board of administrators since 2018, is not going to stand for re-election on the firm’s annual assembly in June.


Danforth Advisors LLC, a life science trade useful resource for operational accounting, finance help and strategic CFO advisory, has promoted Chris Connors CEO>

The transfer displays his practically two-year tenure as president, throughout which era the corporate achieved document progress in revenues and consumer base in addition to the institution of a scalable infrastructure to help its rising operations and long-term technique.

Connors joined Danforth in 2019 as the corporate’s first president, overseeing inner operations and the expansion and growth of the corporate and its service choices.

Connors beforehand spent 15 years in senior management positions at Vistaprint, the place he was instrumental to the corporate’s progress from start-up operations to attaining greater than $1 billion in income. His duties included setting the strategic course and rolling out of latest buyer help companies, in addition to the infrastructure design and personnel wants required for Vistaprint’s operation.

Previous to becoming a member of Vistaprint, Connors spent seven years as a senior technical guide at Envisa and Accenture.

Danforth relies in Waltham.


Previously the manager director of Waterstone at Wellesley, Kristine Tilton has been named the brand new vp of operations for Waterstone Senior Dwelling, with senior residing communities at the moment positioned all through Boston and Wellesley and new communities beneath growth in Stamford, Connecticut, and White Plains, New York.

Tilton will now be chargeable for the operational oversight of all present and future communities.

Waltham-based EPOCH Senior Dwelling operates the Waterstone on the Circle senior residing group in Boston, the award-winning Waterstone at Wellesley unbiased and assisted residing group, and ten Bridges by EPOCH reminiscence care assisted residing communities, with a number of different properties at the moment beneath building.


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