Perry to join Anna Jaques Hospital
Danielle Perry has been named director of marketing and public relations for Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, effective May 30. In this role, she will be responsible for all marketing and public relations activities in support of the hospital and medical staff's strategic priorities, including showcasing clinical programs and physician practices.
Perry has more than 15 years of experience leading the communications efforts for hospitals and well-known consumer brands. Throughout her career, she has a track record of developing and implementing communications plans that increase brand awareness, corporate reputation, market share and revenue.
Perry received a Bachelor of Arts in international business from Lehigh University and a master's degree in communications from Rutgers University. She lives in North Andover with her husband and three children.
SBA Advantage Workshop May 24
The Amesbury Chamber of Commerce & Industrial Foundation, in conjunction with the Small Business Association, will be hosting an SBA Advantage Workshop on Thursday, May 24, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the chamber office, 5 Market Square.
This free workshop will help participants gain a better understanding of the Small Business Administration programs and services available for prospective and current entrepreneurs in starting or expanding their businesses.
General information will be provided on the following programs and services: SCORE (For the Life of Your Business), Small Business Development Centers, Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE), SBA 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program and Government Contract Opportunities.
To register, call Lisa Gonzalez Welch at 617-565-5588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matter Communications named a 'Best Places to Work' winner
Matter Communications, headquartered in Newburyport, has been named a 2012 Best Places to Work winner by the Boston Business Journal. This award recognizes Matter's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.
Companies were evaluated on the results of more than 18,000 employee-satisfaction surveys. Employees answered questionnaires that addressed such factors as their pride in the company, company encouragement, support and recognition of achievement, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. The results were analyzed and scored by assigning points to each question.
McDougall & Duval hired by RTN Federal Credit Union
McDougall & Duval Advertising, an advertising, marketing, social media and public relations firm, has been hired by RTN Federal Credit Union of Waltham to refresh and update the financial institution's brand. McDougall & Duval will develop a new branding strategy, introduce a new corporate logo and launch a social media presence for the credit union.
During the past decade, McDougall & Duval has earned a reputation for specializing in financial marketing and successfully rebranded such clients as Clinton Savings Bank, NewportFed and Mechanics Cooperative Bank. The firm is consistently named a top advertising/marketing firm in Banker & Tradesman's annual Readers' Poll and has won several awards for its clients from national financial services organizations, including the American Bankers Association and the Credit Union Executive Society.
Lisa Jensen Interior Design relocates
Lisa Jensen, founder of Elixir Interiors retail home decor shops and Lisa Jensen Interior Design, has moved her design studio to Rolfe's Lane in Newbury.
Jensen opened her interior design business in 2002. She specializes in residential design but accepts some commercial projects, as well. Lisa Jensen Interior Design offers clients access to a team that includes a custom drapery workroom, upholsterer, carpenters, electrician, plumber, mason, installers, painters, artists and more. Visit www.LisaJensenInteriorDesign.com or call 978-317-7043 for more.
Bertolino appointed president-elect 2013
Keller Williams' Realty of Newburyport and The Realtors Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts announce the appointment of Frank Bertolino III to the position of president-elect 2013 of the The Realtors Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts.
Bertolino, a resident of Newbury and a Realtor with Keller Williams' Realty of Newburyport and Topsfield, served on the RCA-MA board of directors in 2011 and 2012. The RCA-MA is a standalone board of Realtors with representation at the National Board of Realtors and The National Association of Realtors.
Hagan joins Keller Williams Realty
Maureen Hagan has joined the staff of professional real estate associates at Keller Williams Realty. She will be located out of the Newburyport office on Merrimac Street and also affiliated with the realty's Topsfield, Beverly and Salem locations.
Prior to joining Keller Williams Realty, Hagan worked in event marketing within the high-tech industry. One of her primary responsibilities was delivering large-scale conferences nationwide, managing contract negotiations, customer requirements and ensuring end products exceeded expectations. Hagan is a member of the North Shore Association of Realtors, Greater Newburyport Association of Realtors, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
She is a lifelong resident of the North Shore area and lives in Amesbury with her husband and two boys. She can be reached at 978-992-4030 or MaureenHagan@kw.com.
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