March 4, 2024


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Adrian Burgos has joined the board of Danvers-centered Essex County Habitat for Humanity. With about 15 many years in the corporate and fiscal regulatory industries, and levels in banking and financial legislation as perfectly as insurance policies regulation, Burgos is an priceless addition and will continue to serve on the Diversity and Inclusion and the Spouse and children Collection Committees. On top of that, Hamilton resident Diane McClintock brings above 30 many years in finance and accounting with the last 10 moreover many years in a leadership purpose at a $5 billion company, enabling her to add to the business not only from the finance aspect, but also from a business point of view and a fundraising standpoint.

Middleton resident Jonathan Brown, was named to the 2022 Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list for the next yr in a row. A wealth adviser at Merrill Lynch Prosperity Administration, Brown’s eligibility for the Forbes rating was based on things these types of as assets below management, compliance, marketplace skills and adoption of greatest practices. Brown joined Merrill in 2004, and productively models individualized economic procedures on behalf of superior-internet worthy of families and business enterprise executives as effectively as various community and charitable businesses. Brown, a graduate of Brandeis University and Masconomet Regional Substantial College, is energetic in the community as a member of the Middleton Youth Women Softball Board.

Gienapp Architects in Danvers not long ago announced that Morgan Sawyer joined the business as an Architectural Designer Draftsperson. He has a master’s of architecture from University of Massachusetts Amherst and a bachelor of arts in architecture with a minor in anthropology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He is assisting in the improvement of drawings, graphics and visuals to aid all phases of the firm’s design and style procedure. Sawyer is from Syracuse, New York, and presently lives in Arlington.

Hancock Associates, a leading provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science providers (which has offices in Danvers), has introduced that J. Dan Bremser, PLS — a Senior Venture Manager in Hancock’s Marlborough office— has handed the Rhode Island Qualified Land Surveyors examination. Whilst Anthony Donato, PE, LEED — an Associate, Senior Project Manager and Regional Office Manager in Hancock’s Boston business — experienced beforehand been given his Rhode Island Civil Expert Engineer registration via reciprocity.

Kathleen O’Connor has joined SV Design, the architecture and interior style agency, as Director of Advertising & Enterprise Improvement. She delivers with her around 20 yrs of internet marketing and small business enhancement working experience along with a new perspective and technique to difficulty fixing, internet marketing and operations. Thad Siemasko, the founder and principal of the agency states of O’Connor, “Her enthusiasm for the firm’s determination to thoughtful style and design and transforming clients’ life is apparent in all she does.”

Jared Johnson, a Project Surveyor at Danvers’ Hancock Associates, has passed the State Surveyor Jurisprudence Test and is now a registered Skilled Land Surveyor (PLS) in Massachusetts. He joined the business in 2018 and beforehand held positions as Surveyor in Education, and Social gathering Main at many neighborhood land surveying companies. He is centered in Hancock’s Chelmsford office environment.

Ann Albrecht, Steve Arias, Ellie Rounds Bloom, Christopher Sallah, Amanda Torosian, and James Willis have all been welcomed to Salem Schooling Foundation Board of Administrators, which supports Salem Community Educational facilities and provides grants to Salem lecturers for imaginative assignments that go beyond people supplied by the university finances. For far more information or to make a donation, go to

Brian Triglione has joined Danvers’ Nordlund Associates, Inc. in an associate part to aid the team’s ongoing advisory products and services to landlords, tenants and buyers with the leasing, acquisition and disposition of business and industrial qualities north of Boston along I-95 and I-93. Triglione labored as an Financial investment Revenue Affiliate at Horvath & Tremblay, specializing in the sale of higher credit history solitary and multi-tenant net lease expense qualities. Doing the job nationally on Horvath & Tremblay’s focused 1031 Trade Investing Desk, he principally concentrated on advising client’s to aid and fulfill 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange Specifications.

Vaclav (Vasek) Talacko has retired from the firm of Hancock Associates in Danvers right after virtually 40 yrs, mainly in the Danvers place of work, but also recently from the Newburyport business overseeing civil engineering projects and proposal improvement. He acquired his Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering from the University of New Hampshire and soon after performing in geotechnical engineering, joined Hancock in 1984. “Vasek quickly managed a myriad of complicated initiatives with this kind of a confident way that it appeared he under no circumstances experienced a lousy working day,” mentioned Hancock Associates’ President Wayne Jalbert, PLS. “As a previous Hancock principal and shareholder, his utmost professionalism and infectious smile will be greatly missed.”


Benchmark Senior Residing at Putnam Farm in Danvers has been regarded by U.S. Information & Environment Report as just one of the country’s best senior residing communities with the publication’s inaugural Greatest Memory Care Excellence Award. Putnam Farm was selected out of the more than 250 assisted residing communities in Massachusetts. Putnam Farm’s people and relatives associates gave the community significant marks in critical spots, this kind of as overall value, management and team, resident enrichment, eating and food, basic safety, transportation, maintenance, housekeeping and area.

“For 25 yrs, Benchmark communities have established the typical for senior care excellence in the Northeast. The U.S. Information & Planet Report designation is unique due to the fact — at the time once again — it’s our inhabitants and their family members who are validating the crucial and productive job Benchmark associates engage in in their lives,” claimed Tom Grape, founder, chairman and CEO of Benchmark, New England’s greatest senior residing company with 64 communities all through the Northeast.

To see the U.S. Information profile, go to

Marblehead Spouse and children Fund’s (MFF) Chair, Laney Dowling, has presented closing options for the Hobbs Playground makeover to Marblehead Rotary customers. The MFF’s mission, given that its founding in 1988, has been to increase Marblehead’s playgrounds, parks, and open spaces. Attempts ended up strengthened by persons, people, organizations and civic corporations who elevated $300,000, in the midst of lockdowns, to make this new playground a truth. The Municipal Us residents with Disabilities Act Improvement Task Grant contributed $62,000. Marblehead Rotary capped the objective with a $25,000 sponsorship and inspired extra generous supplying with tax exemption. Marblehead Recreation & Parks Division and the MFF will operate with each other to retain the playground following the enhancements just take area.


  • North Shore Financial institution
  • has gifted the committee for the

  • Peabody Global Pageant
  • with a $10,000 contribution for their Title Sponsorship of this year’s occasion. Presenting the test to Peabody Mayor Ted Bettencourt was North Shore Bank’s CEO Kevin M. Tierney, Sr. This donation will be made use of to aid offset the costs linked with the competition, which will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11. The Peabody-based technologies consulting agency

  • GraVoc
  • just lately formed the

  • GraVoc Charitable Basis
  • , using a portion of its once-a-year revenue to operate the new entity and fund community routines that provide charitable, instructional, literary or scientific functions, as effectively as develop sturdy relationships in the local community.

  • Catherine Gravel
  • serves as president of the Foundation. She fulfilled with reps of the

  • Peabody Education Basis
  • not too long ago to existing them with a $10,000 donation, which will help PEF in continuing to supply unique plans and superior technologies to 1000’s of Peabody college students who could in any other case not appreciate such activities thanks to budget constraints. Gravel also lately met with leaders of the

  • Metro North YMCA
  • to existing them with a $25,000 contribution as a “Comprehensive Yearly Sponsorship” to aid its packages and companies. The

  • Torigian Loved ones YMCA
    • in Peabody is section of the Metro North YMCA.

    The Beverly-primarily based Lappin Basis is a single of 140 nonprofits to acquire grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each individual by Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Application. The corporation will get $100,000 over five years for its Holocaust Symposium for Teens. The grant will enable Lappin Basis to improve the quantity of educational facilities that present the Holocaust Symposium by training more educators and facilitators to produce it. By way of the use of major sources, including curated components consisting of movies, Holocaust survivor recommendations, biographies and much more, the Holocaust Symposium for Teenagers educates students about the potential risks of hate when it goes unchecked and prepares them to reply when antisemitic and other hateful incidents come about in their schools and communities. The Holocaust Symposium for Teens is readily available to significant educational institutions and teenager engagement groups at no cost. For info about web hosting a symposium, email [email protected] or pay a visit to

    MassDevelopment has awarded $50,000 to the North Shore Local community Health by means of its Neighborhood Health Middle Grant Software. The program delivers grants to fund cash advancement projects including development, renovation, machines, household furniture, technology-associated tasks, as nicely as facility demands connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. Established in 1977 as Peabody Family Health and fitness Center, North Shore Group Health’s mission is to provide wellbeing treatment for a assorted populace of small-earnings, medically underserved, uninsured, and underinsured people. NSCH supplies clinical, dental, behavioral wellbeing, and compound use services at its 10 sites in Gloucester, Peabody, and Salem, and also operates the University student Wellness Heart at Peabody Veterans Memorial Significant Faculty and the Teen Wellbeing Center at Salem Substantial School. NSCH will use this grant to get necessary dental devices for its Gloucester Spouse and children Health Center, Peabody Family members Wellness Center, and Salem Spouse and children Wellbeing Center.