Personnel File

In this week’s personnel file, everyone is hiring: law firms, banks, mortgage lenders, construction companies, associations and councils.



Peter J. Abair has been selected as the new executive director of Watertown-based MassEcon. Abair is currently executive director of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation.


FoxRock Properties

Mark Carroll joins FoxRock Properties of Quincy as chief operating officer. Carroll previously worked as the senior director of asset management at Campanelli in Braintree and has over 25 years of commercial, industrial and multifamily real estate experience.


Coastal Outsourced Solutions

Andrea Viera, Monica Medeiros, Michael Smith and Jesse Mcsweeney have joined Coastal Outsourced Solutions, a Fairhaven-based financial industry consultancy firm. Viera is the new vice president of sales and business development, Medeiros is the new senior director of consumer operations, Smith is the new senior director of default and payment solutions and Mcsweeney is the new vice president of operations.


Baycoast Mortgage

Adam Alpert joins Baycoast Mortgage Co. of Swansea as a loan officer at the new Plymouth location. Alpert previously was a mortgage loan officer with Bank of America. Kevin Chase also joins Baycoast Mortgage as vice president and producing branch manager. Chase previously was founding manager at loanDepot in Plymouth. Michael Taveira has joined the company as well, as a loan officer. Taveira previously was a sales manager and mortgage loan officer at Embrace Home Loans. Monica Gaspar has been promoted to manager of Baycoast Mortgage’s Swansea branch on Wilbur Avenue. Gaspar previously was the assistant manager of the Fall River branch on Stafford Road, starting at Baycoast Mortgage in 2013.


New England Council

The New England Council has appointed five new directors to the board of directors: William “Mo” Cowan, president of global government affairs and policy at GE; John Pantano, alliance director at Philips Healthcare; Kevin J. Rasch, vice president government affairs and programs at Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare; Peter Sherlock, senior vice president and COO at The MITRE Corp. and Alison Weiss, vice president and head of federal government relations at MassMutual Financial Group.


National Association of State Treasurers

Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg will be senior vice president of the National Association of State Treasurers for 2019. She is currently secretary-treasurer of the association.


Seder & Chandler LLP

Devon A. Kinnard joins Seder & Chandler of Worcester as a partner. Kinnard previously was partner in the banking, credit and business law practice at Boston-based Davis, Malm & D’Agostine.


Santander Bank

Michael Anthony will lead Santander Bank’s direct private investment practice in Boston. Anthony previously was director and global head of the family office practice group at Citizens Bank.


Needham Bank

Nadia Mahotiere and Derek Lee join Needham Bank. Mahotiere is vice president and branch manager/private banker of the bank’s Wellesley branch. Lee is assistant branch manager at the Wellesley branch.


Kirkland & Ellis

Amanda C. Border and Katherine V. Coverdale have been promoted to partner starting at global law firm Kirkland & Ellis’s Boston location. Border practices in M&A/private equity, and Coverdale practices in executive compensation.


Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster

Stacie A. Kosinski has been promoted to director of the litigation department at Boston law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster. Kosinski joined the firm in 2014.


Holland & Knight

Sean O’Brien and Allison Driscoll join Holland & Knight of Boston as partners. They previously practiced at Seyfarth Shaw.


Acella Construction Corp.

John Gregsak joins Acella Construction Corp. of Pembroke as a project superintendent. Gregsak previously worked at South Coast Improvement Co. and The Damon Co.

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Personnel File

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