Member Press

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 Monica Ataie, Member Relations Coordinator at monica@sbane.org.


Jump Start Your Marketing with SBANE Member Sales Renewal’s Marketing Essentials Solution™

July 27, 2015

Jump Start Your Marketing with Sales Renewal’s Marketing Essentials Solution™ Six-Month Program Grows Leads and Sales Through Better Marketing & Sales-Enabling Technology While Providing Hands-On, Personalized Training. Concord, MA, July 23, 2015 – Sales Renewal, committed to bringing affordable, comprehensive marketing solutions to small business, today announces the immediate availability of the Marketing Essentials Solution™. Marketing Essentials ...

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SBANE Member Agiltron highlighted by the Massachusetts Export Center Compliance Alliance

July 23, 2015

Agiltron highlighted by the Massachusetts Export Center Compliance Alliance Name:  Mitch Shikowitz Title:  Export Compliance Officer Company:  Agiltron, Inc. City:  Woburn, MA Established:  2001 Employees:  78 Description: Agiltron, Inc. is a vertically integrated developer and manufacturer of premium optical and photonic components and systems for communications, sensing and instrumentation. Our products are based on optical, micro‐mechanical, and electro‐optical systems in combination with ...

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Local Boston Entrepreneur Celebrates 5th year of SBANE Member Introductions by Diana LLC– Events and Outings for Singles 45+ in greater Boston

July 20, 2015

Local Boston Entrepreneur Celebrates 5th year of Introductions by Diana LLC– Events and Outings for Singles 45+ in greater Boston Since 2011, Introductions by Diana has been bringing quality singles 45+ together for fun, friendship, networking, and romance.   CAMBRIDGE, MA — Monday, July 20th , 2015  –  Introductions By Diana is a series of locally hosted events, outings and dinner mixers for ...

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SBANE Member MassMEP Partners with UMass Lowell

July 20, 2015

MassMEP Partners with UMass Lowell to Expand Advanced CNC Training in Massachusetts Worcester, MA – Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP), a leading resource for manufacturing companies in Massachusetts, and UMass Lowell’s Francis College of Engineering have partnered to expand delivery of the MassMEP Advanced Computer Numerical Control Training Program in Massachusetts. The Advanced CNC Training Program is ...

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New Wealth Advisors, LLC Rebrands as SBANE Member MFA Asset Management, LLC

July 15, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Wealth Advisors, LLC Rebrands as MFA Asset Management, LLC   TEWKSBURY, Massachusetts — New Wealth Advisors, LLC, a leading Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm, is pleased to announce it has rebranded as MFA Asset Management, LLC (www.mfa-asset.com). The new brand identity emphasizes the Firm’s fundamental focus on the management of “assets” that an ...

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SBANE Member ThomasNet to Help Walmart Suppliers Find U.S. Manufacturers

July 15, 2015

ThomasNet to Help Walmart Suppliers Find U.S. Manufacturers By Susan Avery ThomasNet is helping Walmart suppliers locate manufacturers in the U.S. Walmart suppliers are participating in the retailer’s Made in USA initiative to add $250 billion in American-made products in 10 years to its stores. It aims to do this by buying more from exising U.S. suppliers, finding ...

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SBANE Member AAFCPAs Recognized Nationally for Marketing Achievement

July 14, 2015

AAFCPAs Recognized Nationally for Marketing Achievement Wins Coveted Awards for Their Website and Rebrand AAFCPAs was recently recognized nationally by the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM), and honored with coveted Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) in two categories:  Integrated Rebrand and Website.  Winners were announced at the much anticipated AAM-MAA Gala, held June 8 at the 2015 AAM ...

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SBANE Member Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP Names John Antonelli II as Partner

June 30, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP Names John Antonelli II as Partner TEWKSBURY, Massachusetts — MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP (www.mfa-cpa.com), a well recognized leader of the CPA profession, today announced it has named John Antonelli II, CPA, MST as partner. Mr. Antonelli has more than 15 years of experience in ...

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SBANE Member Andrew Botti Elected to Advisory Board of Lazarus House Ministries

June 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Chris Joy, Chris Joy Communications (617) 803-3921 | chris@chrisjoycomm.com Andrew Botti Elected to Advisory Board of Lazarus House Ministries Woburn, Mass. (June 29, 2015) – The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is pleased to announce that attorney Andrew Botti has been elected to the Advisory Board of Lazarus ...

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Welcome SBANE Member Primary Source’s New Executive Director

June 16, 2015

Dear Friends, When Julia informed the Board about her decision to leave Primary Source after nine years to return to the world of schools, we knew that we had a significant task on our hands. Although happy that she is bringing her passion for global education to students in Ann Arbor, Michigan, we were reminded of ...

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SBANE Member King & Bishop Jobs Report May 2015

June 10, 2015

Video- Check out King & Bishop‘s quick thoughts on the May 2015 Jobs Report: Click Here to Watch    More About King & Bishop: Founded in 1983, King & Bishop just outside of Boston, has placed thousands of professionals throughout North America and the United Kingdom for companies just like yours. Our core practice delivers customized recruitment solutions that ...

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SBANE Partner Pierce Atwood Receives High Rankings by 2015 Chambers and Partners

June 01, 2015

Pierce Atwood Receives High Rankings by 2015 Chambers and Partners Locations firmwide receive recognitions Thursday, May 28, 2015 Chambers and Partners, a prominent London-based publisher of law firm rankings, continues to award its highest rankings to Pierce Atwood LLP and its attorneys in their 2015 guide, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Pierce Atwood is the only firm ...

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SBANE Member Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP Establishes Canadian Subsidiary

May 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP Establishes Canadian Subsidiary   TEWKSBURY, Massachusetts — MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP, a CPA and consulting firm, is pleased to announce the expansion of its operations with the establishment of a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, MFA Canada. The Firm is opening an office in the Greater ...

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Medrobotics® Corporation Named a Winner at 2015 SBANE New England Innovation Awards

May 19, 2015

Medrobotics® Corporation Named a Winner at 2015 New England Innovation Awards Small Business Association of New England (SBANE) Recognizes Medrobotics as a Rising Star and one of Eight Winners from over 175 Companies Nominated RAYNHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Medrobotics Corp., a surgical products company with core competencies in medical robotics, announced today that it was named a winner and ...

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SBANE Innovation Finalist Drizly Hires Wayfair Spokeswoman, Eyes New Funding

May 12, 2015

Booze Delivery App Drizly Hires Wayfair Spokeswoman, Eyes New Funding by Sara Castellanos Drizly, the Boston-based maker of an alcohol delivery mobile app, has tapped a former spokeswoman from one of Boston’s largest tech companies. Kerin Horgan, former media relations manager at Boston-based online home furnishings giant Wayfair (NYSE: W), joined the startup this week as senior manager of communications. Horgan is ...

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SBANE Innovation Finalist CropCircle Kitchen to CommonWealth Kitchen: Boston’s Food Business Accelerator is Expanding, Changing its Name, and Being Honored for its Impact

May 12, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Contact: Jen Faigel, Executive Director CommonWealth Kitchen 617-522-7900 Jen@commonwealthkitchen.org From CropCircle Kitchen to CommonWealth Kitchen: Boston’s Food Business Accelerator is Expanding, Changing its Name, and Being Honored for its Impact! For Immediate Release: May 10, 2015 CropCircle Kitchen, Inc., greater Boston’s first and largest food business incubator is changing its name to CommonWealth Kitchen. CommonWealth Kitchen (CWK) operates two state-of-the-art ...

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HALO Wins Prestigious SBANE Innovation Award

May 11, 2015

HALO Wins Prestigious Innovation Award WALTHAM, Mass., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) announced HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS) as the winner of the prestigious 2015 SBANE New England Innovation Awards at the May 6thEvening of Innovation program held at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, Massachusetts. “The New England Innovation Awards showcases the best ...

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SBANE Member Diamond Business Credit Funds Another One

May 11, 2015

Diamond Business Credit Funds Another One! When this designer, manufacturer and installer of specialty fill products needed a line of credit to fund its highly seasonal business, the choice was clear – Diamond Business Credit. After considering a traditional factoring relationship that would have meant intrusive and uncertain contacts with the Company’s top-tier account debtors, the CFO ...

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Obituary for Past SBANE Board Member Raouf A. Ismail

April 23, 2015

Obituary for Raouf A. Ismail Raouf Ismail died suddenly of cardiovascular disease on November 13, 2014. Born in 1940 near Bombay, India, Raouf Ismail lived in India and Europe until moving to England to prepare for the British education system. After five years at the Rugby School, he matriculated at Jesus College, Cambridge, UK where he earned ...

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Boston Business Journal Names Two BANK W Holdings SBANE Member Companies as 2015 Pacesetters

April 03, 2015

Boston Business Journal Names Two BANK W Holdings companies as 2015 Pacesetters For immediate release – April 3, 2015 Woburn, MA – BANK W Holdings, LLC has had two of their portfolio companies, The Nagler Group and Alexander Technology Group named to the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 Pacesetters list. The Pacesetters list recognizes Massachusetts’ fastest growing companies based on revenue growth over ...

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SBANE Member BANK W Holdings, LLC Announces Launch of Sales Search Partners

April 02, 2015

BANK W Holdings, LLC Announces Launch of Sales Search Partners For Immediate Release – April 2, 2015 Portsmouth, NH – BANK W Holdings, LLC, the region’s leading recruiting management organization, announced the launch of Sales Search Partners; an organization dedicated to sales recruiting services for leading organizations and sales professionals. Sales Search Partners is the most recent ...

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SBANE Member Beacon Interactive Systems Grows to Meet the Needs of the US Navy in Norfolk, Virginia.

April 01, 2015

Beacon Interactive Systems grows to meet the needs of the US Navy in Norfolk, Virginia. For Immediate Release: March 27, 2015  Norfolk, VA: Beacon interactive Systems, a Woman-Owned Small Business, is very pleased to announce the hiring of three senior Navy Veterans; Don Styer, Jeff Niedenthal and James Haley along with the opening of Beacon’s Norfolk Virginia office. “With the growth of our energy ...

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SBANE Member Boston Engineering Named Innovation Center

March 31, 2015

Boston Engineering Named Innovation Center Posted by: DE Editors in Engineering Services March 18, 2015 Boston Engineering has been named an Innovation Center by MassDevelopment. As part of a manufacturing grant initiative, these centers are to provide discounted product development services. Companies with 100 or fewer employees can apply to an Innovation Center for proof-of-concept designs, prototyping, cost reduction, design for manufacturing ...

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Survival of the Diversified with SBANE Member McClellan Automation Systems

March 31, 2015

 Survival of the Diversified by Nicole Colson   The shakeout from the recession in manufacturing left many bodies in its wake, and for those still standing, the recovery has been all about finding new products and new markets. In fact, it’s the key to survival and growth for most manufacturers. A survey conducted last fall of 86 small and ...

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So Many Resources for Manufacturers, So Little Time by SBANE Member Patty Katsaros

March 30, 2015

So Many Resources for Manufacturers, So Little Time Recently, I attended an SBANE Advanced Manufacturing Seminar that assembled a panel of experts to speak about work force development. The event was excellent- chalk full of useful information from people who clearly care deeply about the New England manufacturing community. Leslie Parady fromMassMEP did a fantastic job moderating and coloring ...

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Health, Fitness, Wellness: How Predictive Analytics Can Inform Healthy Lifestyles By SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

March 27, 2015

Health, Fitness, Wellness: How Predictive Analytics Can Inform Healthy Lifestyles March 26, 2015 Ameeta Soni Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Outsiders Technology has made it possible for billions of consumers to shrink the world down to bite-sized, accessible chunks of data. But the growing popularity of analytics for health and fitness and wearable devices is motivating users to focus not ...

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SBANE Member MassDevelopment Selects Avwatch to Operate and Manage Test Ranges for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Joint Base Cape Cod

March 23, 2015

MassDevelopment Selects Avwatch to Operate and Manage Test Ranges for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Joint Base Cape Cod March 23, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Emily Dahl, MassDevelopment, 617-330-2086 & 978-394-3506 (cell) edahl@massdevelopment.com Jim Farrell, PR First, 781-681-6616 jfarrell@prfirst.com MassDevelopment has selected Avwatch of Plymouth to operate and manage the Massachusetts Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Ranges at Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) and other ...

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Christopher F. Egan Named Board Chair for SBANE Member The Home for Little Wanderers

March 18, 2015

Christopher F. Egan Named Board Chair For The Home for Little Wanderers Wednesday, March 18, 2015 BOSTON—The Home for Little Wanderers, the nation’s oldest and one of New England’s largest child and family service agencies, has named Christopher F. Egan, president and founding member of Carruth Capital, LLC, as Chairman of its Board of Directors. As Chairman of ...

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Key Marketing Metrics for Revenue and Profit Growth by SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

March 16, 2015

Key Marketing Metrics for Revenue and Profit Growth Posted by Ameeta Soni Fri, Mar 13, 2015 At the essence of any marketing or business program are metrics – the measures that indicate the heights to which revenues will soar – or the depths to which fortunes will plummet — as a result of your strategic efforts. Long gone are the ...

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SBANE Member Firm Press Release: Abrams Little-Gill Loberfeld PC Ranked as a Regional Leader in New England

March 13, 2015

For additional information, please contact: Ronald L. Loberfeld, CPA, Principal, ALL PC Kristin Kelley, CPA, MST, Principal, ALL PC T: 617-738-5200 x 231 F: 617-738-0875 ronl@all-cpas.com kristink@all-cpas.com   For Immediate Release (Chestnut Hill, MA – March 12, 2015) SBANE member firm, Abrams Little-Gill Loberfeld PC (ALL), Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors, Chestnut Hill, MA, announced today that the firm has again been ...

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SBANE Member Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, PC Moves Up in Ranking with World Trademark Review and Noted for Litigation Work

March 03, 2015

Firm Moves Up in Ranking with World Trademark Review and Noted for Litigation Work For the fifth consecutive year, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds has been recognized by World Trademark Review(WTR) 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.  This year marks a significant milestone for the firm.  Previously ranked in the Bronze category in Massachusetts, Hamilton Brook Smith ...

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How to Succeed with Mobile Marketing in 2015 by SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

February 27, 2015

How to Succeed with Mobile Marketing in 2015 Posted by Ameeta Soni Wed, Feb 25, 2015 Engagement in the world around us — once purely the domain of the five senses — today would not be complete without the flurry of taps, swipes and scrolls that we make on a pocket-sized smart device. One does not need a lot of research or statistics ...

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SBANE Member EarlyBird Power: Solar Projects Moving Forward in 2015

February 25, 2015

Solar Projects Moving Forward in 2015 January 13, 2015 EarlyBird Power has paired with Southern Sky Renewable, a solar power facility developer and operator on the Ravenbrook Farms Landfill Solar Facility.  To learn more about the upcoming 2015 solar projects, please enjoy the following article courtesy of The Carver Wicked Local. CARVER – After the Planning Board approved a ...

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Jennifer Parent Named Chair of SBANE Member McLane Law Firm’s Litigation Department

February 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Chris Joy, Chris Joy Communications (617) 803-3921 | chris@chrisjoycomm.com   Jennifer Parent Named Chair of McLane Law Firm’s Litigation Department Manchester, N.H. and Woburn, Mass. (Feb. 24, 2015) – McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association – a law firm with offices in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, as well as Woburn, Mass. – is ...

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Charla Stevens Named Chair of SBANE Member McLane Law Firm’s Employment Law Practice Group

February 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Chris Joy (617) 803-3921 | chris@chrisjoycomm.com   Charla Stevens Named Chair of McLane Law Firm’s Employment Law Practice Group Manchester, N.H. and Woburn, Mass. (Feb. 24, 2015) – The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is pleased to announce that Charla Bizios Stevens has been named chair of the firm’s Employment ...

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SBANE Member Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C. Ranked “Best Law Firm” in Boston by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

February 24, 2015

MBBP Ranked “Best Law Firm” in Boston by U.S. News and Best Lawyers U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank more than 12,000 firms in 120 practice areas in 174 metropolitan areas and 8 states. Morse Barnes-Brown & Pendleton P.C. has received a Tier 1 ranking of Boston’s “Best Law Firm” 2015 in two practice areas: Tax ...

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Renowned Attorney John Hession Joins SBANE Member Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC

February 20, 2015

For Immediate Release Renowned Attorney John Hession Joins Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC Waltham, MA- February 19, 2015– John Hession, the veteran venture capital, technology, and life sciences attorney, has become a Member of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC, the Waltham-based corporate and intellectual property firm. Hession was previously Of Counsel at Cooley, LLP, where he was ...

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5 Questions With… SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

February 13, 2015

5 Questions With… Ameeta Soni Ameeta Soni is a veteran marketing executive with a unique combination of both large company and venture-backed start-up experience. Currently a CMO-for-hire at Chief Outsiders and active with TechStars and the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, she was previously SVP & chief marketing officer at VFA, Inc. Question 1: How do you ...

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US Navy, SBANE Partner Raytheon Demonstrate Moving Target Capability for Tomahawk Block IV

February 13, 2015

US Navy, Raytheon demonstrate moving target capability for Tomahawk Block IV Back-to-back tests validate missile modernization path CHINA LAKE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) conducted two successful flight tests on Jan. 27 and 29. The first flight test demonstrated a Tomahawk cruise missile which was synthetically guided to hit a Mobile Ship Target (MST). ...

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Supercharge Your Sales Funnel With Predictive Analytics by SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

February 13, 2015

Supercharge Your Sales Funnel With Predictive Analytics Posted by Ameeta Soni Thu, Feb 5, 2015 As I have discussed in my previous blogs, digital marketing tools and technologies are transforming the way businesses connect with prospective and existing customers. Adoption of these technologies is key to maintaining and gaining competitive advantage. Presuming you have “plugged in” to marketing technology and have ...

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How to Best Leverage Marketing Technologies in 2015 by SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

February 13, 2015

How to Best Leverage Marketing Technologies in 2015 Posted by Ameeta Soni Thu, Jan 22, 2015 I was recently asked my thoughts on how technology and digital trends will shape the future of marketing. As I pondered this question, I took note of all of the ways that I am digitally connected to the outside world. My laptop, smartphone, ...

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Five Ways to Jazz Up your Content Marketing in 2015 by SBANE Member Ameeta Soni

February 13, 2015

Five Ways to Jazz Up your Content Marketing in 2015 Posted by Ameeta Soni Wed, Jan 7, 2015 If you are reading this blog right now, you are participating in a trend that has transformed the face of marketing as we know it. “Content marketing is …….. creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to attract and acquire ...

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