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December 24, 2013

Business Briefs

Quirk Joins EXIT Realty in Newburyport

Shamus Quirk joined EXIT Realty Group in Newburyport. “We’re excited to welcome Shamus to EXIT Realty,” Maria Ward Davis, sales manager, said in a statement.

Quirk has recently moved from the Nantucket area and is a skilled finished carpenter and entrepreneur.

Acosta named senior vice president at Enterprise Bank

Rosalin Acosta recently joined the Enterprise Bank family, bringing more than 27 years of banking experience to her new position as senior vice president of Enterprise Investment Advisors. Acosta is a well-respected banking professional who has held positions in wealth management, government banking, cash management and commercial lending throughout the Greater Boston region.

Acosta holds a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.

Birke is VP of MassNAELA

The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (MassNAELA) announced its 2014 officers at its recent annual meeting Dec. 3, and Newburyport attorney Margot Birke was named vice president.

Security7 Networks completes SSAE audit

Security7 Networks of Hampton, N.H., announced that they have successfully completed their SSAE 16 certification audit and were given a non-qualified (clean) report. An SSAE 16 audit provides assurance that companies providing an outsourced service are doing so with proper controls to prevent financial misstatements and provide an appropriate level of security, integrity, confidentiality and/or privacy.

“Completion of the SSAE 16 audit is a testament to our commitment to our customers and provides the confidence that our operations have been tested to the highest standards possible,” said Ray Scholl, chief information security officer for Security7.

Founded in 2005 by a team of experienced IT services professionals, privately owned Security7 Networks helps large and small customers improve the efficiency of their operations, manage risk and reduce costs.

Jewett Farms + Co. launches Off Cuts Initiative

Jewett Farms + Co., Newburyport and Dover, N.H., has launched their Off Cuts Initiative, an online workshop selling products made from 100 percent of cut materials, wood and stone, that would otherwise be thrown away. The goal is to reduce waste, increase creativity and use the profits to support local charity and environmental efforts.

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