Picton Mahoney Asset Management Welcomes Industry Leader Michael Lynds as Managing Director, Head of Retail Business

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Picton Mahoney Asset Management (“Picton Mahoney”), an alternative investment fund manager of the Picton Mahoney Fortified Alternative Fund family, the largest offering1 of liquid alternative funds in Canada, is thrilled to announce that Michael Lynds has joined the company as the Managing Director, Head of Retail Business.

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Michael Lynds, Managing Director, Head of Retail Business (Photo: Business Wire)

A respected industry veteran of nearly 25 years in the financial services and fintech sectors, Lynds’ experience is multifaceted and global. He comes to Picton Mahoney after having worked with international wealth management and technology firms of all sizes, most recently as Vice President of Global Wealth, Intellectual Property and Consulting at CGI. There, he managed a team spanning North America and Europe with

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Forbes School of Business & Technology Welcomes Dr. V. Brooks Dunbar to Master of Business Administration Advisory Committee

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SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Forbes School of Business & Technology (FSBT) at Ashford University is pleased to announce that Dr. V. Brooks Dunbar, CEO and founder of the Center for Confidence, has joined the Master of Business Administration (MBA) advisory committee.

Dr. Dunbar is an author, speaker, conversationalist, confidence coach, and executive leadership coach. As well as being the founder, Dr. Dunbar is the lead coach at the Center for Confidence, LLC, which provides executive and leadership coaching and other niche coaching services to individuals and organizations. The Center is also a recertification provider for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Among her professional accomplishments, Dr. Dunbar created the Center for Confidence’s Discover Your Confidence Zones, a personal audit system designed to help individuals unleash

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Central Maine business briefs: Red Cross Northern New England Region welcomes new CEO

Stephanie Couturier is the new regional chief executive officer of the American Red Cross’ organization’s Northern New England Region. As of Monday, Couturier oversees all Red Cross service delivery, fundraising and external relations throughout New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont, according to a news release from the American Red Cross.

Stephanie Couturier Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross

“I am proud and humbled to have been selected for this promotion by senior leaders of our national organization,” said Couturier, according to the release. “The work of the Red Cross has a positive, meaningful impact on the communities it serves. I am committed to leading our group of dedicated and talented volunteers and staff who deliver the mission of the Red Cross in Northern New England every day.”

Couturier brings 14 years of direct nonprofit, community relations, fundraising and event planning experience to the role. She became interim CEO in April,

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The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series Welcomes Casting Directors Robi Reed and Kim Coleman

Master classes are held on Saturday morning at 10am PST.

The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series Welcomes Casting Directors Robi Reed and Kim Coleman

The Richard Lawson Studios will be joined by two iconic casting directors, returning guest Robi Reed and first-time guest Kim Harden for it’s Master Class series. Master classes are held on Saturday morning at 10am PST.

Richard Lawson Studios (RLS) was founded in Los Angeles, California in 2005 by veteran actor, Richard Lawson. RLS uses a complete approach that includes traditional scene study, exercises, audition classes, and combines them with on-camera instruction, filmmaking, and business administration to form a whole, comprehensive course of study. The approach is based upon moment-to-moment spontaneous work, inspired by imagination, passion, and purpose.

Master Teacher Richard Lawson will be joined by Robi Reed on October 24th, followed by Kim Coleman on November 14th. Twenty actors will have the opportunity to register to submit a self-tape to be assessed and redirected by Richard and his guest

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North Central Massachusetts Chamber Welcomes Ryan Murphy to its Professional Staff

Fitchburg – The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Murphy to its professional staff in the position of Marketing Manager.

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In this position, Mr. Murphy will be responsible for the marketing and communications efforts of the Chamber and its affiliate organizations – Visit North Central Massachusetts and the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation. This would include managing our multiple websites, social media platforms, media buys, public relations and other marketing channels.

Ryan comes to the Chamber with experience in marketing and graphic design, which includes work he has done for the U.S. Consumer Healthcare Advocacy Group, Blue Wave Solar, the Sprinkler Factory and Expose Yourself Public Relations. He is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Minor in Graphic Design. In his free time, he likes to head to Mount Wachusett for

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Healing Springs Ranch Welcomes Noelle DeFilippis as Vice President of Business Development

TIOGA, Texas, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Healing Springs Ranch (HSR), an internationally recognized residential treatment center known for its integrative work with adults recovering from ALL addictions (both process and substance) announces the appointment of Noelle DeFilippis, as Vice President of Development.

Noelle is a long-time leader of successful teams with over 15 years’ experience in operations and business development. As Vice President, Noelle brings executive level experience to HSR in quality management, performance improvement, long-term growth solutions, pipeline development, business analysis and decision making.

“I’m honored to join the HSR team, more specifically, to join a team of outstanding leaders and a treatment center that has achieved a reputation for clinical excellence and innovation,” said Noelle DeFilippis.

 “We are excited to have Noelle join HSR, She will be an integral part of our growing team,” said Rachel H. Graham, CEO and Co-founder of HSR.    

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BERNINA OF AMERICA WELCOMES NEW BUSINESS MANAGER FOR OVERLOCKER MACHINES

Aurora, Ill., Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is proud to announce Pamela Mahshie has been appointed new Business Manager for Overlocker Machines. Mahshie will lead product development directly with BERNINA factories, position and train BERNINA Dealers and work with the Education Department to create stimulating consumer events.

“We are thrilled to welcome Pamela to the BERNINA team,” said Paul Ashworth, President of BERNINA of America. “Pamela has an incredible amount of industry experience specifically with Overlockers. As we continue to focus more on the Overlocker segment, we are confident her extensive knowledge will help BERNINA of America grow and prosper well beyond 2020.”

Prior to joining BERNINA of America, Mahshie spent over 30 years at Baby Lock where she held many roles including Regional and District Sales Manager, Educational Director and Ambassador of Education. Throughout the years,

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Healing Springs Ranch Welcomes Noelle DeFilippis as Vice President of Business Development | News

TIOGA, Texas, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Healing Springs Ranch (HSR), an internationally recognized residential treatment center known for its integrative work with adults recovering from ALL addictions (both process and substance) announces the appointment of Noelle DeFilippis, as Vice President of Development.

Noelle is a long-time leader of successful teams with over 15 years’ experience in operations and business development. As Vice President, Noelle brings executive level experience to HSR in quality management, performance improvement, long-term growth solutions, pipeline development, business analysis and decision making.

“I’m honored to join the HSR team, more specifically, to join a team of outstanding leaders and a treatment center that has achieved a reputation for clinical excellence and innovation,” said Noelle DeFilippis.

 “We are excited to have Noelle join HSR, She will be an integral part of our growing team,” said Rachel H. Graham, CEO and Co-founder of HSR.    

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