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Quick Turnaround

Quick Turnaround

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | May 13, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Since launching in 2014, Stage Point has lent more than $40 million to 120 local investors, most of whom are contractors, to help them renovate over 250 single and multifamily homes. Banker & Tradesman caught up with Bart Quillen, Stage Point Capital’s COO, to discuss the fund and its progress.

Building Strength on Strength

Building Strength on Strength

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Apr 15, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Paul Ayoub, a partner in the real estate department at the Boston-based law firm Nutter, has been named as the incoming chairman of the board of directors of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. His tenure begins July 1.

A Big-Picture View of Construction through Data

A Big-Picture View of Construction through Data

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Apr 8, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

After nearly 10 years with consultants McKinsey & Co. in London and Boston, Jit Kee Chin joined Suffolk last year as its chief data officer. The California Institute of Technology and MIT grad works with Suffolk’s innovation and strategy teams to get a big-picture view of construction projects.

Meet the New SBA Administrator of New England

Meet the New SBA Administrator of New England

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Mar 25, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Earlier this year, Wendell Davis became the new regional administrator for the New England region of the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he oversees the management of capital, contracting and counseling programs to the 1.4 million businesses in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts

Humor, Housing and Humanity

Humor, Housing and Humanity

By Jim Morrison | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Mar 18, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Martine Taylor took a job as a receptionist after earning a degree in family studies; she thought she’d go back and get a master’s degree in social work, but never did. She’s spent most of her professional life in the nonprofit sector

From Enterprise Bank into a US Congress Race

From Enterprise Bank into a US Congress Race

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Feb 25, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Bopha Malone came to work at Enterprise Bank through her interaction with the bank’s founder and current executive chairman George Duncan. After graduating from college, Malone wrote a grant proposal to spend a year in Cambodia to learn about her native culture, and Duncan and his family helped

Planning Urban Suburbia

Planning Urban Suburbia

By Jim Morrison | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Feb 18, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

After studying history, architecture and economics, David Dixon discovered his talent for design by chance and has been following that passion ever since. He’s won numerous awards for his planning and architecture work and has written several books; he co-edited the recently released “Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.” The book is written for anyone who lives in, works in or cares about the future of real estate in suburban America, he said. More recently, he’s been following his newfound passion, spending time with his 4-year-old grandson, Giacomo.

Looking Ahead in 2018

Looking Ahead in 2018

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Feb 11, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Bob Rivers enters his second year as chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank after a packed year in the banking industry that saw a number of developments including the recent passage of tax reform.

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