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August 15, 2012

Business Briefcase


Lara Chilton

joined TD Bank’s Beverly office as the senior loan officer in commercial lending. Previously, she was a commercial lender in the Technology Corporate Finance Group at Silicon Valley Bank’s Boston office. Chilton is a graduate of New York University and F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.


Hamilton resident Janice Nigro, a partner at the law firm of Nigro, Pettepit & Lucas in Wakefield, received a Volunteer Recognition Award from the Massachusetts Bar Association for her efforts to educate the legal community on how the practice of probate law has changed with the passage of legislation called the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code.


Luke Ostrowski

was appointed loan officer for Salem Five Mortgage Co. Previously, he was a senior loan officer at Citizens Bank. Ostrowski earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master’s degree from Florida State University.


Beverly resident Mary Dyer was selected to conduct a workshop titled “Admitted But Left Out? Making Sure Every Student Can Participate in the Life of Your School” at the 2012 National Association of Independent Schools’ People of Color Conference in Texas this coming December. Dyer is the senior associate director of admissions and director of diversity outreach at Pingree School in Hamilton. Dyer will present with Trina Gary , Pingree’s director of multicultural education.


Danvers resident Ronna Thur-Winer and Peabody resident Tom Gould

were named co-chairmen for the 25th annual Walk for Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, which will be held Sunday, Sept. 23. The event raises funds to help the agency continue its mission of serving those affected by life-limiting illness, death and loss.


Jonathan Marcus

has earned the designation of certified financial planner, after completing course work and passing the certification exam. He has been with Marcus Financial Advisors in Beverly since 2008. He is a 2001 graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School and a 2005 honors graduate of Brown University with degrees in biology and medieval studies. Marcus also earned a master’s degree with distinction in medieval English literature from the University of York in England.

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