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Doug Bowen

Doug Bowen

President and CEO of Peoples Bank Carol Katz says Doug Bowen possesses what she calls a “strong moral compass.” By that, she meant that the president and CEO of PeoplesBank in Holyoke has a sound sense of direction when it comes to giving back to the community and the manner in which those contributions are […]

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Kate Kane

Kate Kane

Managing Director of the Springfield Office of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Kate Kane was talking about Worcester, and, more specifically, her efforts to help create an extension of the program Dress for Success, which provides a set of clothes to underprivileged women for a job interview or their first day on a new job, […]

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Bill Ward

Bill Ward

Executive Director of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Woody Allen once joked, “I’m not afraid to die … I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” The quote has been borrowed and bastardized in countless ways over the years, mostly by people addressing the subjects of death and dying. Bill Ward, […]

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YPS

The Young Professionals Society of Greater Springfield Alyssa Carvalho described it as a “good problem to have.” She was talking about April 14, and a scheduled ‘CEO Luncheon’ to be hosted by MassMutual Chairman and CEO Stuart Reese. The Young Professionals Society of Greater Springfield (YPS) started the luncheon series last year as another way […]

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