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August 15, 2011

Movers & Shakers from the Aug. 15, 2011 issue



Worcester-based Protector Group Insurance Agency Inc. named KEITH P. EARLY as account executive. He previously worked for Total Communications, Coghlin Network Services and Verizon Enterprise Solutions. A graduate of Springfield College, he lives in Millbury.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care named KATE MCEVOY-ZDONCZYK as vice president for Central/Western Massachusetts. McEvoy-Zdonczyk most recently served as the senior director of government and community relations at Fallon Community Health Plan in Worcester. She is a graduate of Worcester State University.

Bay State Savings Bank appointed OSMAN K. ACHEAMPONG as a credit administration officer and LISA A. PERRIN as a senior vice president of retail banking and investments at its headquarters in Worcester. Acheampong worked most recently at Sovereign Bank in Worcester. He has a bachelor’s degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi-Ghana and a master’s from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Perrin joined the bank in 2006 and previously served as a sales manager for Workers’ Credit Union in Fitchburg. She lives in Chelmsford.

THOMAS F. BOLAND JR. joined Webster First Federal Credit Union as the assistant vice president of commercial lending. He previously worked at Bay State Savings Bank as a commercial lender. Boland earned a bachelor’s in economics at Worcester State University.

BRIAN A. GENNA was named vice president of dental services for the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, which has offices in Worcester, Framingham and Clinton. He began working at the health center in 1997. He earned his doctor of dental medicine degree from Tufts University in Boston.

Fitchburg-based medical device maker Micron Products promoted GARY BUCHHOLZ to director of quality, hired TERRI J. HASKINS as a quality systems analyst, and added DAN M. TRUONG, as a quality assurance engineer. Prior to joining Micron Products last year, Buchholz served as a program manager at TechNH Inc. in Merrimack, N.H. He has a degree in business management from Lesley University in Cambridge. Haskins previously worked at Pexco LLC, which has offices in Athol. Truong formerly served as a quality assurance engineer at Smiths Medical ASD. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants elected CARLA M. MCCALL, a certified public accountant with Alexander Aronson Finning & Co., to serve as a member of its board.

DOROTHY A. HAUVER was named director of finance and assistant treasurer at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. Prior to joining Holy Cross, Hauver, a CPA, worked in the audit practice at KPMG LLP in Boston. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and lives in Auburn.

Whitinsville-based UniBank promoted WILLIAM M. MAHONEY, chief financial officer, to the additional position of chief administrative officer, and named CHRISTOPHER D. FOLEY a senior vice president. Mahoney, CFO since 2009, was previously the CFO of Commonwealth National Bank in Worcester. He is a graduate of Providence College and received a master’s from the University of Connecticut. Foley previously worked at Citizens Bank as a senior vice president and director of branch administration. He is a graduate of Bentley University in Waltham and earned a master’s at Suffolk University in Boston.

DAVID EASSON was named director of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park. Before joining WPI, Easson was a director for Impact Technology Development in Lincoln and Devens. Previously, he co-founded Cadrus Therapeutics, a drug delivery technology company in Worcester. Easson earned a degree in chemical engineering at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and a doctorate in biochemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.

Boxborough-based software provider Egenera appointed JOHN HUMPHREYS vice president of marketing. Humphreys held previous positions with Citrix Systems, which has offices in Bedford. Prior to Citrix, Humphreys was vice president of the virtualization practice at Framingham-based IDC.

DIANE CUTRONI MOHIELDIN was named executive chair of the Central Massachusetts Financial Executives Organization. She is chief financial officer and vice president of administration of Worcester-based Harr Motor Management. Other officers elected for the upcoming year were: KEVIN R. COFFEY, Pinnacle Financial Group; PAULA A. AIELLO, YOU Inc.; HARRY H. BLAKESLEE, Five Star Logistics; and JOHN W. BERGAN, Siemens.

The Herlihy Insurance Group of Worcester hired KATHLEEN PAULIN of Grafton as a salesperson in its Sutton office. Paulin has more than 10 years of experience in insurance sales and service.

Westborough-based Curry Printing hired DAVE DYSON as a master pressman. He was formerly the lead press operator at LVI Inc., where he had worked since 1993. He is a resident of Worcester.

Shrewsbury-based Elevation Exhibits & Events named DANA ESPOSITO as a senior exhibit designer. She formerly worked at Boston-based Access TCA. Esposito is a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth graduate.

Framingham-based TD Bank named JOHN K. WONG store manager of the 74 Concord St. location in Framingham. Prior to joining TD Bank, he was a branch manager at Citizens Bank in Framingham. He attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and lives in Upton.

Rutland-based Devereux Massachusetts, a school serving children with special needs, named its advisory board. New members are: JOEL CHERY, financial advisor, Merrill Lynch; KIMBERLY FERGUSON, state representative; ANDREW FUTTERMAN, associate professor, College of the Holy Cross; JOHN LIAN, financial advisor, Baystate Financial; CAROL SOUTHWORTH, senior vice president, Leominster Credit Union; RICHARD SUITUM, president, Exsel Advertising; and DAVID WALL, general manager, D3Synergy Graphics. PAUL GILBODY of Bay State Savings Bank was elected chairman; KRIS HENDERSON of Conte Insurance was elected first vice chair; and PHIL WETTENGEL of the United Way was named second vice chair.

CHARLSEY L. GENTILE of Auburn was hired by ERA Key Realty Services in Whitinsville to work at the firm’s Oxford office. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies.

Autumn Village Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Worcester appointed MICHELLE BROWN of Oakham director of nursing. Brown is a graduate of Gordon College in Barnesville, Ga. She was most recently the director of nursing services at Radius Healthcare at Southbridge.

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