Worcester Business Journal

June 8, 2020

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22 Worcester Business Journal | June 8, 2020 | wbjournal.com Find business insights and sponsored content articles with relevant and helpful tips and tools for your business. www.wbjournal.com/sponsored/business-insights BIZ MARKETPLACE WBJ WBJ Biz Marketplace is a sponsored content section of wbjournal.com M OV E R S & S H A K E R S Dr. JEFFREY BROOKS is the new chair of radiology at Milford Regional Medical Center. He graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2006. Brooks completed a diagnostic radiology residency program and a breast imaging fellowship program at Boston University Medical Center. The Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts, which has offices in Worcester and Holyoke, has appointed its new board members: CHRISTINE CASSIDY, senior vice president and chief communications officer at Fallon Health; ADRIENNE HALL-PHILLIPS, an associate professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute; AMY JAMROG, CEO of The Jamrog Group; PATRICIA LEARY, director of community advocacy at the American Heart Association; NICOLE MESSIER, maritime portfolio business manager for Raytheon; and SHERYL ZAROZNY, practice director for Change Healthcare Consulting. The Girl Scouts appointed two new officers: BONNIE WALKER, the interim director of equity and inclusion at Worcester Academy, who was elected second vice chair; and JENNIFER JOHNSON, a clinical director for CareScout, who was elected secretary. Dr. THORU PEDERSON, a cell biologist at UMass Medical School in Worcester, has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' class of 2020 in recognition of work throughout his career. Pederson, an associate vice chancellor for research and professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology, was a longtime scientist at the Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Sciences and served as its president from 1985 until its merger with the UMass in 1997. CHRISTINE LOWTHERT has been named Assumption College's athletics director after holding the title on an interim basis. Lowthert joined Assumption in 2014 as associate athletic director/compliance coordinator and senior woman administrator, and previously served as assistant director of compliance and recruiting at Boston College and as assistant director of compliance at Duquesne University in Pittsburg. She earned her bachelor's degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Duquesne University. BROOKS P H O T O F I N I S H Mortgage for a cause St. Mary's Credit Union in Marlborough made a $10,000 donation to the United Way of Tri County's Marlborough Community Cupboard this May. The credit union committed to donating $250 for every mortgage closing between April 17 and June 30. Pictured (from left) are Larissa Thurston, COO/ CFO for St. Mary's Credit Union; Jim Petkewich, senior vice president of retail services for St. Mary's; Barbara LaGrenade, director of Marlborough Community Cupboard; and Paul Mina, president & CEO of United Way of Tri-County. 6,000 masks Leominster-based Fidelity Bank donated 6,000 KN95 masks to UMass Memorial Medical Center, Saint Vincent Hospital, Gardner's Heywood Hospital, Central Care Nurses Association and UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital. The bank provided lunch for 400 employees at the UMass Memorial HealthAlliance network. Pictured (from left) are Edward Manzi, chairman and CEO of Fidelity Bank, and Steve Roach, interim president of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital. Realtors step up Agents of ERA Key Realty Services in Northbridge donated more than $10,000 to first responders and others to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Milford-based agents also donated 760 rolls of toilet paper and wrote personal letters to residents of nursing homes, who were unable to receive visitors. Whitinsville agents donated more than $1,000 to Peg's Diner, to prepare more than 200 lunches for local seniors living in low-income housing. Pictured is ERA Key agent Linda Abrams. PEDERSON

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