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Leah Motsis: WEA Executive Director

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION FEBRUARY 8 – Grenier Public Insurance BY Justin Grenier

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION FEBRUARY 8 – Grenier Public Insurance BY Justin Grenier

Grenier Public Insurance

Justin Grenier

 

Losses to property can be devastating. Every year, millions of insurance claims are filed by first time claimants who are overwhelmed by a recent disaster, and hoping that the insurance company will give them a good deal. Insurance companies view claims as a cost, and their adjusters are instructed to settle claims in a way that is “fair for all parties”. The problem is that what is good for the insurance company is not necessarily in the best interest of the property owner.

 

For over 40 years, Grenier Public Insurance Adjusters has helps thousands of property owners just like you navigate the claims process. Let our experts negotiate for you, so you can get your life back to normal as soon as possible.

 

Justin Grenier is the second generation to join Grenier Public Insurance Adjusters.  In addition to studying Business Administration at CCRI, he joined the Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and worked as a mason for 12 years before joining GPA in 2008. Once joining the family business, he quickly established himself as a leader in the industry handling $10mil+ in claims. Justin is also a member of the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, and when not working he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and new daughter Skylar.

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION FEBRUARY 1 – Davis Advertising by Alan Berman

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION FEBRUARY 1 – Davis Advertising by Alan Berman

Davis Advertising

Alan Berman

 

Davis Advertising has always provided excellent service to our clients, and that has never changed. Yet, through it all, we’ve stayed on the cutting edge by hiring razor-sharp people. At Davis, our on-site web designers, programmers, social media experts, audio and video producers, animators, graphic artists and production facilities are all just steps from the Creative Director’s office.

 

By using contemporary tactics and strategies, at Davis we still make them like they used to, and we do it all right here.

 

No one plays harder than Alan – especially if it involves a motor. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, jet skis, snowmobiles, tractors, lawn mowers and even weed whackers bring out the hot rod daredevil that hides within his conservative business suites. If it makes power Alan will tear it down, tune it up and see what it can do.

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION NOVEMBER 302015 – AVIA Consulting, Inc by Stephanie Sullivan

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION NOVEMBER 302015 – AVIA Consulting, Inc by Stephanie Sullivan

AVIA Consulting, Inc.

Information Technology & Security Services and Sales

We take care of your Tech so you can take care of Business

 

Every business depends on computers and network now more than ever. Keeping it running well can be overwhelming for most smaller companies. For that reason small companies are viewed as “low hanging fruit” by internet criminals. Our focus is keeping your IT infrastructure running and safe from criminals.

 

We have been providing expert computer services since 1998. Before that Stephanie Sullivan was a networking technology leader for 2 decades at Digital Equipment Corporation.

 

At AVIA we have the experience and expertise to get the job done

  • Systems Support, Network & Security since 1998
  • GSEC Gold Security Certification
  • IT Infrastructure Design, Planning & Sales
  • In-House/Cloud Based Server Sales/Consulting
  • Business Disaster and Continuity Planning
  • Windows, Linux, Mobile & Mac,
  • Networks, Firewalls and IT Security Design & Sales
  • Dell System Reseller: Dell Business lines
  • Client Focus: No Cookie-Cutter Solutions
CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION NOVEMBER 16 2015 – Lovely Home Systems BY George Lovely

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION NOVEMBER 16 2015 – Lovely Home Systems BY George Lovely

Lovely Home Systems

 

George H. Lovely III is a life-long resident of Auburn and a graduate of the Auburn High School class of 1979. Married for 31 years, he has four children (2 girls and 2 boys) ranging from 18 to 28 years old. His oldest child George H. Lovely IV works for the family business.

 

George started in his industry in his family’s owned and run business when he was still in school. He left that business and started his own company in July 2010 called Lovely Home Systems. Lovely Home Systems sells, installs and services primarily residential and small commercial installations of Security, Central Vacuum and Audio Systems.

 

 

70 James Street, Worcester, MA, 01603

Office (508) 373-2808 / Fax (508) 373-2809

Cell Phone (508) 400-6599

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION November 2 2015 – Designs by Gia by Gia Milazzo-Smith

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION November 2 2015 – Designs by Gia by Gia Milazzo-Smith

Designs by Gia is a full service interior design firm specializing in Residential and Commercial Interior Design. Their services include, Design and color consultation, Custom Design Planning, and Complete Project Management specializing in Custom Kitchen and Bath Designs.

Owner and CEO, Giavanna Milazzo Smith, an independent businesswoman, brings positive, insightful and client oriented energy to each project. Her strength lies in her ability to listen to a client’s needs and provide top quality design results.

 

Having launched her firm independently more than a decade ago, and with years of building relationships with sources, professional contacts and tradespeople, Gia has created a prominent reputation for design throughout Central and Coastal New England with a lot of hard work and dedication.

 

Believing that a space should convey the personality and tastes of the owner, Designs by Gia works closely with each client to create a space which meets all of their design needs and budget. Providing superior customer service on Holidays, weekends and evenings – always keeping the line of communication open with the client.

 

Gia is the current President of the Worcester Executives Association. The Worcester Executives Association encourages members to work cooperatively to increase the efficiency and profitability of each business in the association.

 

Designs by Gia has received the ìBest Of Houzzî 2014 Award by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Chosen by more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. Also Designs by Gia was voted the Best Interior Design Service in North Central Massachusetts in 2011.

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION OCTOBER 26 2015 –  Pro-tech Pest Control by John White

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION OCTOBER 26 2015 – Pro-tech Pest Control by John White

Pro-tech Pest Control has been helping residents and commercial industries of central MA remain pest free since 1991. Founded by Brian White, Pro-tech uses a common sense approach in pest control to make life easier for you and me, and tougher for the pests we all hate to live with. Pro-tech understands the importance of customer service and strives to ease the burdens that pests place on families and businesses. Pest control is an essential industry that effects and affects the community directly. Pro-tech Pest Control wants their customers to feel PROUD to have pest control NOT EMBARRASSED ABOUT IT.

 

John White started working full time at Pro-Tech pest control with Brian in the summer of 2001. He purchased the company from Brian in 2014 after Brian woke up one day and wanted to become a realtor.  John was born and raised in Worcester Ma and now residing in Northbridge Ma with his wife Jessica and two rapidly growing boys Jack and James. John attended St Johns high school in Shrewsbury and Assumption College in Worcester majoring in both business communications and psychology. When not at work, or being exhausted by his children, John loves getting as much peace and quiet as possible.

GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATION October 5, 2015 – Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis

GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATION October 5, 2015 – Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis

Worcester County Sheriff:  Lewis G. Evangelidis

 

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. Growing up in a three decker on Tower Street in the heart of the city until the age of nine. His family relocated to Holden, Massachusetts in 1970 adjacent to the home of his Grandparents. Lew Evangelidis attended Wachusett Regional High School graduating in 1979.

Lew Evangelidis was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2002. During his eight years in the Legislature, Representative Evangelidis was a member of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Public Safety. During this time, Mr. Evangelidis was recognized for his leadership in the passing of Melanie’s Bill to reform existing drunk driving laws and Jessica’s Law which provides for minimum mandatory sentences for certain crimes against children. Also of particular note, Representative Evangelidis became a leading voice to expand access to sex offender information on-line.

Lew was elected Worcester County Sheriff on November 2, 2010. Since taking the oath of office on January 5th 2011, Sheriff Evangelidis has been committed to running the Sheriff’s Department based on professionalism not politics. As Worcester County Sheriff, Lew Evangelidis has significantly increased the hiring standards to the most competitive in the Commonwealth, requiring applicants to have at minimum an associate’s college degree or military service. As the highest law enforcement official in the county, Sheriff Evangelidis is leading the fight to identify and deport criminal aliens from our community, adopting aspects of the extremely successful law and immigration enforcement program Secure Communities.

In an effort to provide a significant cost savings to the towns, cities and taxpayers of Worcester County since taking office Sheriff Evangelidis has more than doubled the Community Service Program. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Department Community Service Program provides local communities with no cost labor by non-violent inmates. The Community Service Program has worked to reduce recidivism while saving the taxpayers of Worcester County over one million dollars, a true win-win for the community. With almost 90% of the inmates incarcerated at the Worcester County House of Correction addicted to drugs or alcohol, Sheriff Evangelidis has focused on education and prevention as the best way to keep our youth out of prison. Presently he is the only Sheriff in the country dedicated to presenting a highly effective and innovative version of the drug prevention program Face2Face. Face2Face is an ongoing part of the Sheriff’s Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Initiative for Worcester County Schools and is currently being presented by the Sheriff to wide acclaim to school districts throughout the County.

Lew Evangelidis is honored to serve as Sheriff in the largest county in Massachusetts with 60 towns and over 800,000 residents. For More Information on Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis Please Visit: www.worcestercountysheriff.com

AFTER HOURS SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 – Hosted by Fletcher Tilton PC, Samantha McDonald

AFTER HOURS SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 – Hosted by Fletcher Tilton PC, Samantha McDonald

With roots in Worcester dating back 190 years, our firm is the 9th oldest in the nation and is one of only five of the top 50 law firms in Massachusetts not located in Boston. Today, Fletcher Tilton PC symbolizes a legal institution that has evolved to carry forward its founding values to today’s contemporary marketplace.

 

With offices in Worcester, Framingham and Centerville, Fletcher Tilton serves clients throughout Massachusetts and beyond. We pride ourselves on providing forward-thinking, responsive solutions for any size client, from individuals and entrepreneurs to small businesses and large corporations.

 

We strive to maintain a relationship of trust, confidence and service with every client. At Fletcher Tilton, we believe strongly in educating our clients about things that they should know in order to protect themselves, their assets and their businesses.

 

Samantha McDonald is an Associate with the firm who concentrates her practice in business and real property law including landlord-tenant, land use and development, and surrounding property issues.

 

Ms. McDonald is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, Boston, and earned a B.A., cum laude, from Clark University in environmental studies. She is a member of the Worcester County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association and the American Bar Association, including the organization’s Environment, Energy & Resources and the Real Property, Trust & Estates Sections.

 

Ms. McDonald is an Officer and serves on the Board of Directors at Y.O.U., Inc. in Worcester and is an Officer on the Board of ARTSWorcester. She also serves on the Steering Committee for the Women’s Initiative of the United Way of Central Massachusetts. Ms. McDonald is a member of Wachusett Greenways and White Oak Land Trust (both environmental preservation groups).

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION SEPTEMBER 21 2015 – Darrow Everett LLP by Joseph Enriquez

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION SEPTEMBER 21 2015 – Darrow Everett LLP by Joseph Enriquez

Darrow Everett LLP is a full service business law firm committed to providing our clients with the highest level of service and attention to detail, as well as consistent and effective legal advice. We pride ourselves on our sophisticated yet practical approach in counseling our clients, with a strong emphasis on prompt response and execution. Several members of the firm have served not only as partners at large highly regarded regional law firms, but also as executives with premier regional and national companies.

The Darrow Everett team has a wealth of experience in a variety of areas, including acquisitions and sales of businesses and real estate, corporate and real estate finance, commercial transactions, commercial land development and land use, all forms and uses of leasing, condominiums, personal and corporate tax matters, estate planning, and commercial litigation. Darrow Everett is a team of legal and business advisors who have substantial knowledge and experience on both the business and legal side of transactional and non-transactional matters.

Mr. Enriquez concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents, as well as the settlement of Trusts and Estate Administration. His clients include business owners, individuals, and married couples seeking asset protection, estate tax limitation or elimination, and wealth succession planning. Mr. Enriquez has extensive experience in probate practice, including estate administration, will contests, claims against estates, tax issues involving estates, and fiduciary representation. He also assists clients in protecting their assets so as to qualify for Medicaid benefits. Mr. Enriquez has been a featured speaker on estate planning and business law issues at business associations, community groups, and educational events.

Before joining Darrow Everett LLP, he was a practitioner serving clients in a variety of trust, estate and probate matters, with a primary focus on estate planning, business and corporate formation, real estate transactions, zoning, and taxation. Mr. Enriquez has represented multinational corporations in local commercial development. He has successfully defended appeals of favorable zoning issues for clients in various commercial projects. He has represented individuals and national organizations in Superior and District Court trials.

Mr. Enriquez is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys and a past member of the Ethics Committee of the Boston Bar Association.

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 – Bay State Savings Bank by Marc Sanguinetti

CLASSIFICATION PRESENTATION SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 – Bay State Savings Bank by Marc Sanguinetti

Marc Sanguinetti has been employed by Bay State Savings Bank since 2006, during which time he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including his most recent role as Mortgage Loan Officer. In 2012, he won Bay State Savings Bank’s “Employee of the Year” award for his role in implementing the bank’s first participation loan.

 

Mr. Sanguinetti received his Bachelor’s Degree from Clark University in Worcester and spent his early career as a freelance writer for both the Telegram & Gazette and Worcester Magazine. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester and participates annually in LGVW’s Scrabble Tournament, Quinsigamond Community College’s Spelling Bee and Karaoke for a Cure, to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance. Mr. Sanguinetti resides in Worcester with his wife and two children.