Essex County Greenbelt Association recently named the following local residents to serve on its board of directors: Judy Gore of Boxford and Lauren Prior of Hamilton. Elected as officers are President Holly Langer of Boxford, Vice President Doug DeAngelis of Ipswich and Secretary Peter Loring of Prides Crossing. Executive Director Ed Becker recognized the longtime service of local outgoing board members Maria Van Dusen of Marblehead, Elton McCausland of Ipswich and Jeff Allsopp of Hamilton. Greenbelt is a nonprofit land trust based in Essex.
Joe Krivickas, president and chief executive officer of SmartBear Software in Beverly, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Awards in New England. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. SmartBear Software is a provider of software tools used by developers and testers worldwide.
The American College of Health Care Administrators honored Beverly resident James Dillon, an administrator of The Berkeley Retirement Home and Skilled Nursing Center in Lawrence, with its Facility Leadership Award. Dillon was one of 205 recipients nationally.
Danvers native Bethany Marshall was awarded two Emmys at the National Academy of Arts and Sciences’ 36th Annual Boston/New England Emmy Awards. Marshall won for Outstanding Production Program-Single Spot as the supervising producer for a spot titled “Red Sox Fans Thank You,” and also for Outstanding Writing-Short Form Composite for her work at NESN, where she is a senior producer. Marshall is a graduate of Danvers High School and George Washington University.
Salem Five Charitable Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Northeast Arc, a Danvers nonprofit that helps people with disabilities. The award will fund support services for families of children and adults with disabilities.