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September 8, 2013

MVB magazine's 2013 winners to be honored at Oct. 18 event


Owners of Nancy Chippendale’s Dance Studios, North Andover

“Our motto is ‘Champions breeding champions.’”

Casey Grange

Physical Education teacher at the Guilmette Elementary School in Lawrence; Girls Varsity Soccer Coach and Girls Basketball Assistant Varsity Coach at Central Catholic High School in Lawrence

“Everyday is different than the one before it and it’s challenging yet fun at the same time.”

James Durkin

Senior Sales Recruitment Accounts Manager, Philips North America, North Andover

“I get to change people’s lives on a daily basis.”

Olien Lu

Youth Development, Community Based Program Manager, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, North Andover

“We need to make sure that children have the skills, tools and opportunities that will shape them into well-rounded citizens that positively contribute to their communities.”

Andrew Nikonchuk

Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction, Central Catholic High School, Lawrence

“Kids need inspired educators who can help them think critically and navigate an ever-changing, increasingly technological landscape.”

Jesse Plouffe

Footwear Developer and Senior Product Developer (Kids), New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., Lawrence

“I have loved shoes since I was a kid. One of my two goals in life was to work for a shoe company.”

Tim Roberts

Executive Director BNI New Hampshire, Maine, Western Massachusetts; Founder of SuccessThroughReferrals.com

“My passion is teaching and coaching business owners and sales professionals on how to actually grow their business through referrals.”

Kathleen Soraghan Ryan, RN, BSN

Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator, Steward-Merrimack Valley Hospital, Haverhill

“When my grandmother was sick I saw how compassionate nurses were not only to her but members of my family.”

Jillian L. Tattan

Owner, President, Noteworthy Affairs; Marketing and Recruitment Manager, ActivMed Practices and Research, Haverhill

“Between my own event management company and my current marketing position I am left with endless ways to be creative.”

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