Julie Livingston, president and chief executive officer of Marblehead Bank, was named a Distinguished Leadership honoree by the New England Women in Banking Conference. The conference recognizes women who have made significant advances in banking and who have been trailblazers for women in banking. Livingston has been with Marblehead Bank for 33 years and became the bank’s first female president in 2006. In addition to her community involvement, Livingston serves as a mentor to women in leadership positions in her institution and on the Advisory Board of the American Bankers Association’s Stonier National Graduate School of Banking.
Topsfield resident Ellen Eaton was given a Distinguished Service Award for her 30 years of employment at Salem State University. Eaton serves as chairwoman for the university’s nursing department.
Salem residents Jay McHale and Paula Griffin have retired from Salem State University. Professor McHale taught in the English department for 46 years. During his years at Salem State, he founded and led the faculty union and organized the first conference on beat writers. McHale also assisted in Salem State’s acquisition of photographic archives of jazz club owner Lennie Sogoloff. Griffin worked in the human resources department for 18 years,.
J. Barrett & Co. real estate agent Amy Wallick was named the 2013 president of the North Shore Association of Realtors. Wallick, a Danvers resident, is an accredited buyer representative and a certified investor agent specialist. Prior to her installation, Wallick served on the Presidential Advisory Group for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and started the Massachusetts Chapter of the Young Professionals Network, which became an official chapter in 2011.
Ryder Realty, 100 Cummings Center, Beverly, announced the following new appointments: Realtor Arnie Pike of Marblehead, Realtor Charlene Stawicki of Topsfield, Beverly resident Stephen R. Pariseau and Kimberly Kent were named associate brokers; Michael Patt and Peabody resident Nick Solomos were named sales associates. Ryder Realty is a member of the North Shore Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.