Business people for May 20
JOE FINNIGAN joined AG New England as the new retail pricing manager. He replaces Allan Hulse, who was recently promoted to vice president wholesale merchandising and procurement. Finnigan brings a great deal of retail pricing and computer technology experience to his new position. Before AG New England, he was the technical support manager at Droste Consultants for 14 years.
JIM MORASH was honored with the New Hampshire Travel Council’s 2013 Richard Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award. Morash is the captain of the M/S Mount Washington, co-owner and vice president of operations. He has been a familiar face in Lakes Region tourism for more than 25 years.
JEFF FURLONE, Plymouth State University’s interim student conduct and community standards coordinator, was recognized by his peers with the university’s 2013 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, Technical Award. Furlone oversees the university’s Residence Hall staff and plays a key role in monitoring student conduct and counseling.
ERIC M ac DONALD of Gilford, senior credit analyst at Merrimack County Savings Bank, received the Employee STAR of the Month award for April. STAR awards are peer-nominated and given out monthly. MacDonald was recognized for his exceptional initiative, drive and continued service to our country through the National Guard.
PAUL WILSON, president of Wilson Employment Networks, was awarded the HR Hero Award at the Granite State Human Resource Conference on April 30 in Manchester. The Hero Award is awarded each year to one Granite State HR Hero who takes pride in advancing the HR profession and devotes valuable time to volunteering in their community. Wilson was the president of the Human Resource Association of Greater Concord in 2009.
CINDY READ of Hooksett, chief financial officer of Granite United Way, was awarded 2013 Financial Executive of the Year in the Small Nonprofit Organization category by New Hampshire Business Review.
MICHAEL WILSON of Barnstead, chief financial officer, chief investment officer and chief technology officer of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, was awarded 2013 Financial Executive of the Year in the Large Nonprofit Organization category by New Hampshire Business Review.
ANDREW LIETZ of Rye was appointed to the Alternate Panel of the New Hampshire Judicial Conduct Committee by Speaker of the House
Terie Norelli, replacing Ned Helms. Lietz has more than 50 years of business experience. His term will expire July 1, 2015.