People On the Move
The Springfield-based law firm Bacon Wilson, P.C. recently announced the addition of associate attorneys:
• Spencer Stone is a member of the bankruptcy and reorganization, real estate, and business and corporate departments. He earned his J.D. magna cum laude from WNEU School of Law and his BA from UMass Amherst; and
• Kathryn Crouss is a member of the litigation department and earned her JD cum laude from WNEU School of Law and her BA from Allegheny College.
Ronald Maniscalco, P.E., recently joined Tighe & Bond Inc. as a Senior Electrical Engineer in the Westfield-based firm’s expanding electrical and mechanical engineering team. With more than 20 years of experience in electrical and telecommunication design for both public and private clients, Maniscalco’s expertise includes designing, specifying, and reviewing power, lighting, technology, instrumentation, lightning protection, fire detection, security, video surveillance, as well as telephone and instrumentation systems. He also provides electrical energy-efficiency studies and electrical-services surveys to establish equipment condition and National Electrical Code compliance, and electrical arc flash analyses with overcurrent protective-device coordination studies are a specialty. Maniscalco earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a registered professional electrical engineer in 12 states. He is a member of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, the Illuminate Engineering Society, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Louis Abbate, retiring President and CEO of Willie Ross School for the Deaf, was presented the Member Emeritus Award by the Mass. Assoc. of 766 Approved Private Schools. The award was created in 2004 by the association’s directors to recognize those individuals who have made outstanding contributions of voluntary leadership and professional expertise to the association and its member schools. Abbate began his tenure at Willie Ross as executive director in 1985 and is responsible for numerous capital improvements and the development of the Partnership Campus with East Longmeadow, a model program that has been recognized throughout the nation. Abbate will retire in June.