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Allison Ebner

Allison Ebner

FIT Solutions, a Springfield-based information-technology staffing firm, announced the appointment of Allison Ebner as Director of Recruiting. Ebner has worked in staffing and recruiting for more than 15 years previously, serving as a vice president for United Personnel. Since earning her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Ithaca College, she has provided resources to a variety of industries, including the marketing, manufacturing, retail-distribution, and healthcare sectors. Ebner is experienced in managing large-volume staffing projects and has assisted client companies in planning for their annual strategic staffing initiatives.

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MassMutual Retirement Services Division recently announced the addition of Christopher Stout as Sales Director to support its growing presence in the Southeast region. Stout joined the division on Aug. 1 and will be responsible for business development and sales support of MassMutual’s third-party and dedicated distribution channels focusing on retirement plans in the small-plan market.

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Todd Kirton

Todd Kirton

Tighe & Bond announced that Todd Kirton, a Senior Hydrogeologist with the firm for 17 years, has earned his Licensed Site Professional credential. Experienced in the cleanup of oil and hazardous-material contamination, he will also be responsible for developing and executing services for clients that satisfy the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection requirements.

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Sean West has been promoted to Manager of Ticket Sales for the Springfield Falcons, an AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets. West was initially hired by the Falcons as an account executive following the 2011-12 season. He will oversee the ticket department, working closely with team staff and the local community to increase both season and group ticket sales.

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Suzanne Beck, Executive Director of the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce and the interim director for the emerging regional Hampshire County Chamber of Commerce, and the founding directors of that new organization recently announced the addition of two additional new Founding Directors:

Molly Keegan

Molly Keegan

• Molly Keegan, a Financial Planner with the Davis Financial Group of Hadley and a board member of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce; and

Ruth Constantine

Ruth Constantine

• Ruth Constantine, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Smith College.

Both will offer increased geographical representation as well as a voice for the area’s local chambers and its colleges and universities. The formation of the regional chamber was announced in March, and founding directors and regional organizations have invested over one-third of the $400,000 needed over two years to bring the concept to fruition.

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The Sisters of Providence Health System recently named Dr. Mary Tarail Chief Medical Officer for Providence Behavioral Health Hospital. Tarail, who previously served as the Associate Medical Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at Providence, will now be responsible for the medical leadership at the facility, including the coordination of all patient care and safety, quality assessment, risk management, patient satisfaction, and improvement in health care programs, and will serve as a liaison between the medical staff and administration. Previously, Tarail served as the Inpatient Unit Chief for Geriatric Psychiatry at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and was also the Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic at the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital. She is fellowship-trained in the psychiatric treatment of older adults and is sub-specialty board-certified.

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FieldEddy Insurance recently appointed Michael Collura as Account Executive, Commercial Lines. Collura, a Certified Insurance Service Representative in Massachusetts, will advise new and existing clients on insurance risk-management techniques.

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Hospice Services of Western Mass. announced that David McDougall, D.O. has become the Medical Director for its Feeding Hills office. McDougall graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa in 1995. His post-graduate training was done at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, New York followed by a residency with Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. He is board-eligible in internal medicine and is a member of the Long-Term and Sub-Acute Team at Hampden County Physician Associates caring for patients in local skilled-nursing facilities.

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