Collyer named secondary principal of the year
SALEM — Tracy Collyer, principal of Salem High School, was recently named by the New Hampshire School Principals Association as New Hampshire’s Secondary School Principal of the Year. This award distinguishes Collyer as being among the best educators in the New England region. She will be recognized by the National Association of Secondary School Principals in October in Washington, D.C.
Northeast Planning marks 60 years
BEDFORD — Northeast Planning Associates, Inc. (NPA), a New Hampshire-based financial planning and investment advisory firm, is celebrating its 60 anniversary. The Bedford-based company founded in 1959 partners with more than 60 financial advisers in more than 40 offices across New England. NPA provides support services to its advisers, including transition planning, coaching, compliance, marketing and planning services. Chief Executive Officer Ed Hiers joined the firm in 1973 and assumed leadership in 1980, overseeing the name change to Northeast Planning Associates. Hiers’ son, Ben, joined NPA in 2005 and is now president of the firm.
Lozeau Joins St. Mary’s Bank’s committee
MANCHESTER — St. Mary’s Bank appointed Donnalee Lozeau to the St. Mary’s Bank Supervisory Committee, an independent body that oversees the credit union’s management and board of directors. Lozeau will be serving the unexpired term of Kara Fontaine, CPA, who had to resign from the committee since her employer, Howe, Riley & Howe, has been acquired by Wipfli/Macpage, the accounting firm engaged by St. Mary’s Bank. Lozeau is the executive director/CEO of Southern New Hampshire Services. She served as the mayor of Nashua from 2008 until 2016.
Service Credit Union promotes Brannan
PORTSMOUTH — Service Credit Union promoted Hayley Brannan from assistant manager of the company’s contact center, to contact center manager. Brannan, who joined SCU in 2010, will oversee roughly 45 individuals at the credit union’s Portsmouth headquarters.
Northway Bank promotes Huttle
PORTSMOUTH — Northway Bank promoted Meagan Huttle to branch manager of its Meredith location. Huttle, who has 18 years of experience, most recently served as assistant branch manager of the Tilton branch. Prior to that, she served as a finance manager in the New Lebanon, N.Y., area.
MEMIC promotes Greco to segment leader
MANCHESTER — Workers’ compensation specialist the MEMIC Group promoted Dustin Greco to business segment leader to support the company’s continued growth of the small business market in the Northeast. Greco’s territory covers New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. He joined The MEMIC Group in 2014. In addition, Douglass Pitts was promoted to production underwriter serving independent agents and larger employers in the state of New Hampshire. Pitts joined the MEMIC Group in 2017.
Davis joins Four Seasons Sotheby’s Bedford office
BEDFORD — Reinhild Davis joined the Bedford office of Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales associate. Davis hails from Lexington, Mass., where she was surrounded by historic houses and often visited nearby historic Concord, Mass., developing an early love of antique homes and history. Fluent in German and modern Greek, with a working knowledge of French as well, Reinhild worked with travelers and tourists from all over the world as a tour guide and travel agent for 10 seasons in Europe.