ASHLAND — Long-time New Hampshire ski and tourism industry leader Tom Day has been selected by Granite State Hospitality LLC as general manager of the new Welcome Centers currently under construction on Interstate 93 north and south in Hooksett.Day started his career in New Hampshire's ski industry in 1978 as a lift attendant at Waterville Valley Resort. He worked his way up to director of mountain operations, and in 1997 was named vice president and general manager of the mountain resort. Day held that position at Waterville Valley until his departure in 2010 when he became trustee and chairman of the Board of Dome Industries, a manufacturing business in Warwick, R.I.
MANCHESTER — Executive Chef Jason Jette of the Hilton Garden Inn Manchester Downtown, owned by Roedel Companies and operated by RGH Hospitality, has received the 2013 American Culinary Federation's Chef of the Year Award. The accolade recognizes an individual who has demonstrated the highest standard of culinary skills, advanced the cuisine of America and has given back to the profession through the development of students and apprentices.
BOSTON — Eastern Bank, a commercial bank headquartered in Boston, has appointed new trustees and corporators. New trustees are: Patricia "Pat" Maguire Meservey, president, Salem State University; Kirk A. Sykes, president and managing director of Urban Strategy America Fund, L.P.
MANCHESTER — Christen Carrier has been hired as a staff accountant at BerryDunn in the firm's Manchester office. Melissa Magoon, a tax specialist, and James Piraino, a manager, have joined the tax consulting and compliance Group.
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