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As a benefit of membership, SBANE will gladly post press releases from member companies. It’s as easy as sending the press release to SBANE and the staff will take care of the rest. To include your company’s latest press release here, please contact Sarah Henry, Communications Manager at sarah@sbane.org.


Preston Named Shareholder and Chair of Environmental Group

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Preston Named Shareholder and Chair of Environmental Group (January 5, 2016, Manchester, NH) - Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA Shareholder, Attorney Lynn J. Preston, has been named Chair of the firm’s Environmental and Energy Practice Group, effective January 1, 2016. 


AAFCPAs Affiliate, HighSight LLC Announces Rebrand and Change of Name to AAFCPAs Wealth Management

AAFCPAs Affiliate, HighSight LLC Announces Rebrand and Change of Name to AAFCPAs Wealth Management Wellesley, MA 1/7/2016 - HighSight LLC, an affiliate company of AAFCPAs, today announces the adoption of AAFCPAs Wealth Management as its global brand name, and unveils a new logo and website.  The change better reflects the company’s close cultural affiliation with AAFCPAs (Westborough, Boston, Wellesley, MA), the preeminent tax, assurance, and consulting firm with national and global reach. 


Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Elects Eric M. Balicky, Ph.D. and Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D. as Principals

January 5, 2016 (Boston, MA) - Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is delighted to announce that Eric M. Balicky, Ph.D. and Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D. have been elected Principals of the firm. Eric, who has been with the firm for more than eleven years, practices in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemistry and medical device areas, with an emphasis on preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patents, IP due diligence, and legal opinions relating to IP matters.  Eric has also supported our clients in patent and trademark litigation and trademark prosecution.  Eric's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Allegheny College magna cum laude, a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Dartmouth College, and a J.D. from Boston College Law School. 


McLane Middleton Elects Dutton, Hamel, Moynihan, and Nylund as Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Chris Joy, Chris Joy Communications (617) 803-3921 | chris@chrisjoycomm.com   


MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico Earns Inavero’s 2015 Best of Accounting® Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico Earns Inavero’s 2015 Best of Accounting® Award Tewksbury, Massachusetts – MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico (www.mfa-cpa.com) announced today they have earned Inavero’s 2015 Best of Accounting Award for client service excellence. Winners of the prestigious Best of Accounting award receive client satisfaction scores that almost double the industry average, proving they truly stand out amongst competitors for providing a remarkable client experience. MFA received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 67 percent of their clients, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 49 percent. 


AAFCPAs is pleased to announce that Davide Villani, CPA, CGMA has been promoted to Managing Director.

AAFCPAs is pleased to announce that Davide Villani, CPA, CGMA has been promoted to Managing Director in recognition of his technical leadership in the employee benefit plan practice and his service excellence to the firm’s clients. Many of you know and have experienced Dave’s significant contributions to AAF clients since joining the firm in 2002.  He began serving diverse nonprofit clients.  As our commercial client base grew, his focus evolved into providing proactive assurance and tax solutions for sophisticated,  


Pierce Atwood Names John Aromando Chair of Litigation Practice Group

Pierce Atwood is pleased to announce that firm litigation partner John J. Aromando has been named Litigation Practice Group Chair, effective January 1, 2016. John succeeds David Barry, who will become the firm’s managing partner. A firm partner since 1993 and a trial lawyer for more than 30 years, John’s practice focuses on defending businesses and individuals in complex litigation, for clients in industries as diverse as financial services, energy, pulp and paper, manufacturing, insurance, and professional services. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts, and argued appeals before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. 


Accounting Management Solutions Joins CliftonLarsonAllen

AMS is pleased to announce that it has joined the professional services firm of CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) effective November 1, 2015. “AMS joins CLA as a strategic decision to support the next phase of growth for AMS, while simultaneously advancing CLA’s national outsourcing services,” stated AMS Founder and CEO Jim Bourdon. “AMS is enthusiastic about being able to offer our clients access to a national network of resources and will continue to provide our clients with the exceptional service they’ve come to expect.” As part of CLA, the AMS team will operate out of existing locations in Waltham, MA and New York, NY— providing accounting and finance project and consulting services, part-time and interim resources, and professional search. Bourdon and his team will play a key role in CLA’s national commitment to provide a broad array of outsourcing services. 


Pierce Atwood Announces David Barry as Firm’s New Managing Partner

Pierce Atwood is pleased to announce that David Barry, currently Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, has been named managing partner of the firm effective January 1, 2016. Dave succeeds Gloria Pinza, who has served as managing partner since 2009. Gloria will continue as a partner in the firm. “I’ve been honored to be the managing partner of Pierce Atwood for seven years and am very proud of what we’ve accomplished during that period,” Gloria said. “I’m also extremely pleased to be able to turn the reins over to Dave. He is exceptionally skilled as both a lawyer and a leader and has earned the respect and trust of our clients, colleagues, and everyone at Pierce Atwood. He understands who we are and what we aspire to be and, most importantly, what our clients need and expect.” 


Massachusetts Capital Resource Company invests in Triumvirate Environmental

MCRC is pleased to announce a new investment in Triumvirate Environmental.  For over 25 years, Triumvirate Environmental has been a leading provider of waste management and environmental services to Healthcare, Education, Life Sciences, and Industrial markets on the east coast.  The company prides itself on its attention to safety, sustainability and innovative solutions.  Service offerings include environmental waste reduction, waste management plan creation and implementation, and green and sustainable solution development.  Mass Capital's subordinated note investment provided the company with additional working capital to support two recent acquisitions and other growth initiatives. For more information, visit the website www.triumvirate.com Massachusetts Capital Resource Company invests in established emerging growth and middle market companies in Massachusetts. Our mezzanine investments fill the financing gap between traditional senior debt and equity. We help companies fund strategic acquisitions and growth initiatives, and strengthen their balance sheets. For more information, please visit our web site www.masscapital.com or contact us at 617.536.3900.