NH Business Newsmakers: Catholic Charities New Hampshire appoints trustees
MANCHESTER — Catholic Charities New Hampshire recently appointed three new members to its board of trustees. Patricia R. Schuster is vice president for Human Resources and Administration at St. Anselm College in Manchester. Shuster directs all strategic human resources and management functions at the college. Michael J. Gilbert, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Concord. Gilbert maintains his medical practice at GI Associates of New Hampshire in Concord and is certified in all core GI procedures. Brian P. Grip manages the Bank of America state and public policy team. He oversees state and local government relations for the company in New York and all of New England.
BEDFORD – Sherrie Trefry has joined VHB’s team as director of energy services in Bedford. Trefry will build upon VHB’s growing energy practice in the region and the firm’s track record of guiding clients through the permitting process, the company said.
NORTH CONWAY — Wendy Olson has joined Citizens Bank as a new senior loan officer for the Home Lending Solutions New England Division. With an office located in North Conway, she will support the New Hampshire/Maine region.
MEREDITH — Shaheen & Gordon has opened an office in Meredith at 164 Route 25, Unit 4.
The firm has additional offices in Concord, Manchester, Dover, and Saco, Maine. Practice areas include personal injury, workers’ compensation, family law, health care law, business, real estate, estate planning, probate, criminal defense and all types of litigation.
Weiss named 'tech-savvy' auto dealers
CONCORD — The man who became the youngest board chair in New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association history has received national recognition for his leadership in the auto industry. This month, Automotive News named Chris Weiss to its “40 Under 40” list of best young dealers.
Weiss entered auto dealership management at the age of 23. Now 30 years old and running the day to day activities, Weiss has overseen a 62 percent increase in online sales at Crest Auto World in one year.
BEDFORD — Compass Healthcare Advisers, which works with more than 2,000 employer groups in eight states, has launched a new corporate website (www.compassha.com). The website offers improved navigation and functionality, the company said.