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October 26, 2015 Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

TODD DONOHOE Hometown Bank
ROBERT MUCKIAN Webster Five Cents Savings Bank
JAMES DUANE Town of Framingham
TAMMY GARCIA Leominster Credit Union
JIM MATTINA The Training Associates
JENNIFER BOWES The Training Associates
JOSEPH R. CIEJKA Workers Credit Union
JOYCE MURPHY Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

TODD DONOHOE was hired as a commercial lender at Hometown Bank in Oxford. He was most recently a vice president and small business relationship manager at Santander Bank in Oxford, and has been in the banking industry for 16 years. Donohoe, of Dudley, has a bachelor's degree in Japanese and business studies from Providence College. He also has a diploma in Asian studies from Kansai Gaidai University of Foreign Studies in Osaka, Japan.

DEBORAH DISANZO was appointed to the board of directors for ReWalk, with offices in Marlborough. From 2012 to 2014, she was chief executive officer of Philips Healthcare. Before that she was the company's CEO of patient care and clinical informatics; CEO of healthcare informatics and patient monitoring; and general manager of patient monitoring. DiSanzo is a graduate of Merrimack College in North Andover and went on to earn an MBA from Babson College in Waltham.

JODY-LYNN SIMONIAN was hired to lead occupational health services at AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care's MetroWest clinics. The company, based in Marlborough, handles drug screenings, vaccines, and pulmonary and respiratory fit tests. A resident of Auburn, Simonian has more than 30 years of client relationship management experience.

ROBERT MUCKIAN was hired as assistant branch manager of the Webster Five Cents Savings Bank on Chandler Street in Worcester. For the past 17 years, he's been working as an assistant football coach at colleges and universities. Muckian has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.

DANA BIELLO was hired by managed IT services firm Bryley Systems in Hudson, as an IT support specialist. She previously held IT positions at Patriot Ambulance in Chelmsford and at MarketOne International in Waltham.

Also at Bryley Systems, GARIN LIVINGSTONE was promoted to project manager. He has been a member of the company's technical service team since 2008. In his new role, Livingstone will also support Bryley's business development team.

KRISTIN WILDMAN SHIRAHAMA was hired as a partner in the estate and tax-planning practice of Bowditch & Dewey in Framingham. She previously worked in trusts and estates law for Rosenberg, Freedman & Lee LLP, and is a former clinical instructor at Harvard Law School's Hale & Dorr Legal Services Center. Shirahama graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine; and earned a law degree at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

JAMES DUANE was named Framingham assistant town manager. He had previously been the town's director of parks and recreation. He replaces Jennifer Thompson, who left the position in August to become town administrator in Plainville. Duane was promoted to the director of parks and recreation last year, having served in a variety of management positions in the division including construction supervisor. He has a bachelor's degree in geography from Framingham State University.

TAMMY GARCIA was hired as the Shrewsbury Street office branch manager by Leominster Credit Union in Worcester. She has 20 years of banking experience, including member service, loan origination, business development, staff development and community involvement. Garcia is a resident of Winchendon.

RACHAEL LINNEHAN was hired by Hudson-based Avidia Bank as an LPL financial advisor. A graduate of Boston College, she began her banking career in the city's financial district. She has also worked at Ameriprise Financial Services, in Wellesley. Linnehan is a resident of Mendon.

JIM MATTINA and JENNIFER BOWES were hired as learning solutions advisors by The Training Associates of Westborough. Mattina, a graduate of Framingham State University, previously worked as a key account manager at Comparex AG and as a regional sales manager at En Pointe Technologies. He lives in Framingham. Bowes also has a bachelor's degree from Framingham State. A resident of Westborough, she previously worked as a sales representative at United Site Services and as a sales executive at Toshiba Business Solutions.

STACY JOHNSON and E. TRACIE RITCHIE were hired by UniBank in Whitinsville. Johnson was hired as an assistant vice president and municipal client relationship manager. She has previously held positions at United Bank, Flagship Bank & Trust and Bank of Boston. Johnson is a Framingham State University graduate. Ritchie is a UniPay sales officer. She has more than seven years of experience in banking, and previously ran her own catering and cookie company. Ritchie has a bachelor's degree in business management from Assumption College in Worcester.

Also at UniBank, CHRIS CURRIE was promoted to municipal client relationship manager. He has been with UniBank for over five years. Currie has a bachelor's degree in sociology and psychology from Salem State University.

JOSEPH R. CIEJKA was hired by Workers' Credit Union in Fitchburg, as a registered representative. He was previously with MW Financial Group in Farmington, Conn. Ciejka is a resident of Fiskdale.

JOYCE A. MURPHY was appointed to serve on the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare Board of Directors, a national nonprofit. She is executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School's Commonwealth Medicine division, in Worcester. Murphy assumed the senior-most executive role at Commonwealth Medicine in 2011, five years after joining UMass Medical School and holding the position of Commonwealth Medicine's vice chancellor and chief operating officer.

CANDACE M. MURPHY was selected by the city of Worcester to open a “micro-eatery,” Figs & Pigs Kitchen + Pantry, as part of an incubator initiative in the city. It will be located at Foster and Commercial streets downtown, attached to the arena. Murphy has worked in the culinary industry since 2011, as a chef instructor at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts and chef de cuisine-general manager of Adrian's & Co. in Truro. The effort is in partnership with the SMG-managed DCU Center and SAVOR…Catering by SMG.

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