Business people for March 18
JANE BATES of Concord joined Bellwether Community Credit Union as a branch manager for its Manchester location. Bates will supervise all aspects of the branch office, including the management, training and cross-training of each staff member. She will also be responsible for opening and servicing new and existing accounts, processing loan applications, driving sales initiatives and developing business relationships.
DR. SARAH FINNE joined the staff of the New Hampshire Dental Society of Concord as an oral health consultant on a part-time basis. Under a grant from the American Dental Association, Dr. Finne will focus on increasing the involvement of local dentists in school-based programs, diverting patients from emergency rooms, recruiting more dentists to serve Medicaid patients and improving coordination between physicians and dentists.
TERRY LARGE of Bow was named director of customer operations at Public Service of New Hampshire.
Large will be responsible for statewide electrical operations and maintenance.
He has more than 29 years of experience with PSNH and its parent corporation, Northeast Utilities.
He has directed and overseen four operational departments at PSNH, including, most recently, director of business planning and customer support services.
MICHAEL LEWIS, attorney, joined Rath, Young and Pignatelli in its Concord office.
Lewis is an experienced trial and appellate litigator and is a member of the firm’s litigation and financial institutions practice groups.
His practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation
in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies.
ANTHONY HARTIGAN of Concord, financial adviser for Merrill Lynch, has been nationally recognized among the top advisers in New Hampshire by Barron’s magazine in its annual “America’s Top 1,000 Advisors: State-by-State” list. Hartigan has been with Merrill Lynch’s Concord office for 39 years.
DANIEL RYGIEL, Verizon Wireless retail sales representative in Concord, was named to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet.
The honor is reserved for those performing in the top 1 percent nationally in sales during 2012, ranking Rygiel as one of the company’s top performers
among its more than 25,000 sales professionals nationwide.
ANDREA PATRICK-BAUDET was named hospice director of nursing at Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association in Concord.
She is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and managing the agency’s Hospice Program’s clinical services.
Most recently, she was director of clinical operations for a hospice organization in Middleton, Mass.
JOSHUA SMITH was hired as the director of residential and day services at Community Bridges in Concord.
In this position, Smith will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Residential and Day Services department.
This includes the direct management of services, staff, budget and program grants, along with the management and development of contracts and relationships, collaboration with partner agencies and the enhancement of community education and awareness.