NH Business Newsreel: Collins named PSNH media specialist
MANCHESTER — Public Service of New Hampshire has named Lauren Collins as media specialist.
In that role, Collins will be responsible for media relations and serving as a company spokesperson. She assumes the role held by Michael Skelton, who was recently named to head the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Collins previously served as the media specialist for Northern Pass Transmission LLC, a subsidiary of PSNH parent company Northeast Utilities, where she was a project spokesperson.
Prior to that, she was a radio and television broadcaster at stations throughout New England, most recently as the state bureau chief for New England Cable News.
TD Bank names MacMillan manager for N. Conway, Glen
CONWAY — TD Bank has promoted James A. MacMillan to assistant vice president and store manager of two New Hampshire banks at 2561 Main St. in North Conway and 769 Route 16 in Glen.
He is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the stores serving customers throughout the Mount Washington Valley area.
The North Conway resident and former small business owner has 25 years of investment, finance and banking experience on both retail and institutional levels. He has held various management and sales positions at the branch, regional, and national levels, with organizations such as Fidelity and Charles Schwab & Co.
Charter Trust opens Nashua office
NASHUA — Charter Trust Co. has opened an office at 188 Main St., increasing the firm’s footprint to seven offices throughout the state.
The Concord-based wealth management firm will occupy the second floor of the Nashua Bank building.
“Our growing client base in the southern tier of the state made Nashua a logical next step for expansion,” said Diane Guimond, vice president and wealth advisor at the firm. Joining Guimond in Nashua will be Bryan Sanford, vice president and investment officer at the firm; as well as Mark Bartrum, fiduciary counsel.
Charter Trust Co. manages more than $1.6 billion in client assets and acts as fiduciaries for clients in 43 states and six countries.