New Hampshire Business Briefs
TD Bank promotes Abuzar to manager
SALEM - TD Bank has named Muhammad Abuzar the store manager of the Salem store at 155 North Broadway Road. An assistant vice president, he is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the store serving customers throughout the area.
Prior to joining TD Bank, he served as branch manager at Citizens Bank in Manchester.
Kennedy joins The Morrison trustees
WHITEFIELD - Littleton resident Thomas Kennedy Jr. has joined the board of trustees at The Morrison nursing home and assisted-living facility.
Kennedy has a broad police management and operations background, having served with the New Hampshire State Police for 25 years, progressing through the ranks to become second in command. Following his retirement, Kennedy has worked as a private consultant and trainer specializing in law enforcement management services.
Provost joins Altus Investment Group
CONCORD - Financial planner Laura Provost has joined Altus Investment Group.
Provost was formerly a portfolio manager for Citizens Advisers, a socially responsible mutual fund company in Portsmouth. Prior to that, she was a portfolio manager for Boston-based John Hancock Advisers, where she co-managed over a billion dollars in both equity and fixed income mutual funds.
TD Bank: Bloom is Epping manager
EPPING - TD Bank has named William Bloom the store manager of the Epping Crossing store at 16 Fresh River Road.
An assistant vice president, he is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the store.
Bloom has 17 years of banking experience, specializing in risk management, branch management, loan operations and underwriting. Prior to joining TD Bank, he served as branch operations manager at Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union in Haverhill, Mass.
Nursing home group elects new officers
CONCORD - The New Hampshire Association of Residential Care Homes (NH ARCH) elected new officers on Jan. 8.
Elected as president was Eldon Munson, of Riverglen House in Littleton. Gary Cahoon, of Friendship Manor in New Ipswich, was elected vice president. Jan Barnes, of Prospect Place in Keene, was elected secretary. Jonathan Blais, of The Woodward Home in Keene, was elected treasurer.
In addition to promoting residential care and assisted living throughout the state, NHARCH works closely with regulators and facility owners/administrators to assure quality of living and care for residents in member homes.
Iannaco named NECC foundation member
HAVERHILL, Mass. - Robert Iannaco of Hudson, N.H., administrator at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Foundation board.
The NECC Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit that provides support and expanded opportunities for the college.
Iannaco serves on the board of directors of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce.
Hale is chairman of community services
CONCORD - Kelsea Hale has been elected as chairman of the board of directors of the Community Services Council of New Hampshire (CSCNH).
Hale joined Nathan Wechsler & Company, P.A. in May 2006 and attained her CPA certification in November 2008. She joined the board of directors of the Community Services Council of New Hampshire in February 2010.
NH pharmacy tech of year named
CONCORD - Maura Amrol, a Pharmacy Center technician, has been named the 2012 New Hampshire Pharmacy Technician of the Year by the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association.
Amrol worked at The Prescription Center from 2004 to 2007, and after a few years working in the pharmacy at Concord Hospital, returned to The Prescription Center in 2010 to get back to a community setting. She has more than 30 years experience as a pharmacy technician.