EMILY GRAY RICE of Concord was recognized as a Local Litigation Star in New Hampshire and in the Top 250 Women in Litigation for her work in general commercial, appellate and professional liability litigation by Benchmark Litigation 2014. She is a member of Bernstein Shur’s litigation group, labor and employment practice group, and business law practice group.
ANDRU VOLINSKY was recognized as a Local Litigation Star in New Hampshire (plaintiff) for his work in general commercial litigation. He serves on Bernstein Shur’s board of directors and as general counsel. He is a member of the litigation group, business law practice group, and labor and employment practice group.
The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund elected four community leaders to three-year term on its board of directors. JANET ACKERMAN of Francestown is vice president of commercial lending for Optima Bank & Trust in Bedford. BRIGID MURRAY of Stratham is managing partner/CEO of Sweet Scoops, makers of all-natural premium frozen yogurt. ANTHONY POORE of Manchester is a senior community development analyst at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. DEAN LIZOTTE of Weare is a certified public accountant and business consultant. This is his second election to the Community Loan Fund board. His previous experience includes senior management and finance positions with several major manufacturers and real estate development companies.
ALEXANDRA BREED of Gilford, director of the trusts and estates department at the McLane Law Firm, was recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional. Breed counsels individuals and families regarding advanced wealth preservation and transfer techniques.
MIHAELA FEASTER of Sanbornton was promoted to assistant vice president, store manager of the TD Bank at 10 Sherwood Drive in Tilton. She is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the bank. Feaster has nine years of banking experience.
The following five attorneys from Cleveland, Waters and Bass were selected by their peers for inclusion in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America 2014: TIMOTHY BRITAIN, DAVID FRIES, PHILIP HASTINGS, STEVEN NOTINGER and DAVID RAYMENT. Fries was also named 2014 Concord Lawyer of the Year in corporate law and Notinger was also named 2014 Manchester Lawyer of the Year in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law.
AUDREY KNIGHT, the child
health nurse consultant for the New Hampshire Division of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Section, was named 2013 Public Citizen of the Year by the New Hampshire Pediatric Society. She has worked in the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services since 1986.
BRYAN BERNIER of Eaton & Berube Insurance agency was elected chairman of
the board of the New Hampshire Association of Insur-ance Agents. Bernier was joined by CHRISTOPHER
WORCESTER of Hometown
Insurance Agency as chairman of the board-elect, and WILLIAM INFANTINE of Aspen Insurance Agency
as vice chairman. CHARLES HAMLIN of Infantine/Cross Insurance Agency serves
as immediate past chairman, and DEAN MERRILL of Tobey
& Merrill will continue to serve as New Hampshire’s national director to the
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America.
KENNETH WOLFE, certified
public accountant with
Nathan Wechsler & Co., co-hosted a seminar at the Greater Concord Chamber
of Commerce entitled “Affordable Care Act: Nuts and
Bolts for Businesses” on
Sept. 17 and 19. Wolfe is co-director of the tax service division at the company and was admitted as a principal in 1983. Wolfe has more than 30 years experience in providing tax advice.
CAITLIN YOUNG joined Bovie Screen Process Printing in Bow as graphic design manager. Young will also assume a position on
Bovie’s customer service team, where she will work directly with Bovie’s customer base.
JACOB HOOPER became the new digital production manager at Bovie Screen Process
Printing in Bow. He is qualified to
run Bovie’s digital presses.