Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


July 17, 2014

Business Briefcase

Boston Partners Financial named top investment firm

Boston Partners Financial Group of Andover, led by managing partner Mark Marroni, is the 2013 recipient of Signator Investors, Inc./John Hancock Financial Network President’s Trophy for the second consecutive year and fourth year overall. “As an independent broker-dealer, Signator Investors is committed to growing its firms that provide support and resources to their independent financial professionals who in turn serve the end client,” Brian B. Heapps, president, John Hancock Financial Network, said in a release. “We are proud of what the Boston Partners group does to exhibit excellence in professionalism in serving their clients in New England.”

Boston Partners previously received Signator’s President’s Trophy in 2012, 2009 and 2007.

Reading Co-op Bank welcomes new branch manager

Gladys Martinez of Haverhill has taken over as branch manager of the Reading Co-operative Bank at 20 Central St. in Andover. Martinez has overall responsibility for sales, service, operational efficiency and deposit growth of the branch.

“It is exciting to work for an institution that is over 100 years old, but at the same time is very modern and current,” she said in a release. “This atmosphere is what makes customers so loyal to Reading Co-operative Bank.”

Martinez came to Reading Co-operative Bank with extensive branch banking experience in sales and operations in both the Andover and Lawrence markets, as well as experience in branch administration.

Andover Inn hires sales, food and beverage directors

Andover Inn has appointed Deborah Mireault as its director of sales and Sallyanne Geary-Carney as its new food and beverage manager.

Mireault, of Haverhill, will assume responsibility of the sales and marketing functions and actively seek out new accounts, while continuing to grow existing client relationships.

She has more than 20 years of previous hospitality experience. She joined the Andover team in August 2013 as the corporate sales manager, in charge of new and existing corporate business. Previously, she served as the general manager of the Holiday Inn in Danbury, Conn. Mireault has also been general manager of the Red Roof Inn in Woburn and Holiday Inn & Suites and the Hampton Inn, both in Peabody.

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