PAULA TAYLOR of Concord joined the Concord Family YMCA as its new development director. Before the Y, Taylor worked at the Tilton School, most recently as interim director of development. She has also worked as the director of campaign and major gifts for the American Cancer Society in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. She has nearly 20 years of fundraising experience.
HEATHER KRANS of Stein Law Firm in Concord received the Philip Hollman Gender Equality Award presented yearly by the New Hampshire Bar Association. She concentrates her practice in the area of domestic relation, complex litigation and appellate law. She is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, past president of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and has chaired the Family Law Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association.
MICHAEL STRANGE joined Blake’s All Natural Foods in Concord as its new vice president and director of operations and product development. The role was created to support the company’s significant growth. Strange has extensive experience within the food industry, both in consumer packaged goods and restaurant segments.
The New Hampshire Landscape Association welcomed the following new certified landscape professionals: SCOTT ARSENAULT, Piscataqua Landscaping; DAVID GRIDLEY, Gridley Tree & Landscaping; GRAHAM ROBERGE, Piscataqua Landscaping; MARK DANDISON, Piscataqua Landscaping; LANCE TIBBETTS, UNH Sports Turf and Athletic Grounds; CHADD HIPPENSTEEL, Juniper Hill Landscaping; MARK ERNST, Grounds and Events UNH; and WICKIE ROWLAND, Drawing Room Ink.
DONETA FISCHER joined Concord Obstetrics and Gynecology as an advanced practice registered nurse. Fischer specializes in women’s health across the lifespan to include gynecology, family planning, prenatal care and menopause.