Salem State University psychology professor Michael Mobley has been honored with the 2013 Distinguished Contribution to Ethnic Minority Issues Award from the American Psychology Association’s Division 44, Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues. The winners of this award represent individuals who have distinguished themselves in disseminating science and scholarship on LGBT issues. Mobley was also elected to serve a three-year term as president-elect of Division 17, which is aligned with school counseling psychology.
Peabody resident Nicholas Zolotas has joined Phil Richard Insurance in Danvers as a sales representative. A graduate of St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Zolotas received a bachelor’s in business administration, management and operations from Salem State University.
John Farrell, a sales associate affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Hamilton, was recognized as a leading sales associate nationally for the second quarter of 2013. Farrell was among the top 1,000 performers among NRT’s 42,000 sales associates across the country. NRT is the parent company of Coldwell Banker. Farrell works in partnership with his wife, Cindy.
Peter Barbagallo of North Reading and Pamela Eckmann of Beverly have joined Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as sales associates in the Beverly office. Clare White-Sullivan of Salem has joined Coldwell Banker’s Salem office. White-Sullivan is a member of the board of directors of Salem Access Television and has a bachelor ‘s degree from Salem State University.
Mark Grenier of Danvers, vice president and senior commercial banking officer at BankGloucester, will be honored with the Family Business Association’s annual Regional Advocacy Award for his help in promoting the Family Business Association on Cape Ann and the North Shore. Grenier will receive the award at an awards ceremony tomorrow in Cambridge. The FBA is a nonprofit organization designed to promote family businesses in Massachusetts.