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  • DECEMBER 2013 NORTH SHORE INTERACTIVE JOURNAL VOL. 28 NO. 12Salem Mayor Kimberley DriscollIgnites 2013 Annual DinnerProsperity and Growth throughRegional Cooperation

    December 47:15am Executive BreakfastMeet with 250 Executives

    William H. Guenther, CEO &Founder, Mass Insight EducationJoined by Rep. John Keenan on

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    On Thursday, March 13th, Meet Us atthe Corner of Business & Opportunity -The 2014 North Shore Business toBusiness Expo will take place at theDoubleTree Boston North Shore Hotel inDanvers 8am-4pm. Call (978) 774-8565 forinfo on Exhibiting or Sponsorship.

    Welcome William Tinti,senior part-ner, Tinti,Quinn, Groverand Frey P.C.as 2014Chairman

    Thank YouRob Lutts,president &CIO, CabotMoneyManagement,2013Chairman

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    North Shore salutesRob Lutts for Year ofWins. WelcomesWilliam Tinti as newChairman

    The 95th Annual Dinner Meeting onNovember 19th was a resounding suc-cess. Members and guests thanked out-going chairman, Rob Lutts, president andCIO of Cabot Money Management for anoutstanding year and for his role in help-ing the successful repeal of the SoftwareServices Tax. Members also offered awarm welcome to incoming Chairman,William Tinti, founding partner of the lawfirm Tinti, Quinn, Grover & Frey P.C.. Themeeting concluded with a talk by KeynoteSpeaker Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscollon Regionalism. See Inside for 2013Distinguished Leaders & Keynote Talk.

  • VIDEOS:2013 NORTHSHOREDISTINGUISHEDLEADER AWARDSTouch the Videos Below to Watch in their Entirety

    Dr. Wayne Burton, North Shore Community College Steve Drohosky accepts Leader Award for Bill Cummings

    Jack Good receives 2013 Distinguished Leader Award Jerry McCarthy, Northeast Arc accepts Leader Award

    Jake Segal, Ronan, Segal and Harrington Patricia Zaido, The Salem Partnership

  • Regionalize and Revitalize: The Way Forward for the North Shore

    Thank you to Bob Bradford, Rob Lutts, BillTinti, and all of the staff and Board membersthat help make the North Shore Chamber apowerful voice for economic prosperity forour region. And congratulations to thisyears award recipients. Im now in myeighth year as Mayor and I appreciate andvalue the work that the Chamber and all ofyou do to enhance the places here you liveand work. Id like to touch upon how wemight unify to improve our North Shoreregion even more.

    Earlier today I was part of a group ofMassachusetts Mayors who met with MayorMenino to salute him and wish him well ashe prepares to leave office. Hes known as agreat urban mechanic and has been a greatleader in transforming our cities into thecenters of innovation that they must be.Mayor Menino has said that there is no hid-

    ing when youre a Mayor. Its about morethan just setting trash pick-up times; youhave to plot a positive vision for the futureof your city, and then see it through.

    The civic innovator Peter Kageyama, in hisbook For The Love of Cities, argues for thatsame thing, connecting citizens to wherethey live. Hes written that city officials arepart choreographer, part shepherd, part traf-fic cop, and part cheerleader. Tonight Iwant to talk about why we should not limitthose roles to just our own city or town.

    Let me open by making an admission thatmight be surprising to hear from the Mayorof a city: Today, no city no matter howprogressive, forward-thinking, or well man-aged it is can make it alone. No city is anisland unto itself.

    If were going to grow, then positive part-nerships with state leaders are certainlyessential. We, at the local level, deliver theservices that make a positive difference inthe daily lives of the people we represent.And we look to our partners in Boston leg-islators, agencies, and Constitutional offi-cers to support us. We need them to begood faith allies. We need them to have ourbacks. Thankfully, we have a great group ofpeople in those positions representing all ofus on the North Shore.

    Personally, I think its great when any of ourstate-wide officials have spent some time in

    local government, so they have a sense ofwhat its like on the front lines of publicservice.

    Because great cities great communities dont happen by accident. They take plan-ning. And thats because growing a robustcity is a choice. Its a choice to adopt pro-grams that cultivate new jobs and grow thetax base. Its a choice to advocate for poli-cies that encourage families, empty nesters,twenty-somethings, to move to your com-munity. Its a choice to look at the chal-lenges that come with a growing communi-ty as opportunities, and not as obstacles.And its a choice to change our outlook onthese matters. When folks tend to think ofdevelopment, they focus on more traffic,less parking instead of more jobs, morecustomers, more entrepreneurs, more rev-enues, and more homeowners.

    Great communities take planning, but theyalso take partnerships. When cities andtowns work together, with shared goals andstrategies, nothing is beyond our capabili-ties. When we set aside parochial differ-ences, partisan or personal agendas, andthat poisonous us versus them attitude,nothing is beyond our reach.

    Because, in reality, Salem isnt in competi-tion with Lynn. Beverly isnt in competi-tion with Peabody. Marblehead isnt incompetition with Danvers. For our cities togrow, our region must thrive. We need theNorth Shore region to be able to competewith Research Triangle in North Carolina,with the Midwests Quad Cities region,

    Speech Continued on Blog Here

    Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll; NorthShore Chamber of Commerce AnnualDinner, November 19th.

  • Photos by Mike Sperling @ Photos by Mike Sperling @ Sperling InteractiveSperling Interactive - Download Your copies- Download Your copiesat the North Shore Chambers Flickr Siteat the North Shore Chambers Flickr Site

    Chairman Rob Lutts calls the 2013 Annual Dinner to Order.The Dinner boasted over 575 attendees.

    Jerry McCarthy (l) Northeast Arc is congratulated by JayHenderson, Boston Private Bank & Trust Co.

    Dick Moody, Operation Troop Support and Joanne Patton,Green Meadows Farm at the Annual Dinner

    Special Guest, Michael Widmer, president, Mass TaxpayersFoundation (middle) is welcomed by State Rep. Jerry Parisella (l)and Rep. John Keenan (r). Widmer was recognized with a specialcertificate by the North Shore Chamber for leading the efforts in theSoftware Tech Tax Repeal. Watch the Video Here

    From l to r: Past Chairmen: Dave LaFlamme, president,North Shore Bank, Karen Andreas, publisher, North ofBoston Media Group and outgoing beverly Mayor WilliamScanlon.

    Incoming Chairman Bill Tinti, partner, Tinti, Quinn, Grover& Frey, P.C. and special guest Dr. Patricia MaguireMeservey, president, Salem State University at the headtable.

  • NORTH SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SINCE 1918

    2013 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORYTHE NORTH SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS DEDICATED TO ACTIVELY SHAPINGPUBLIC POLICY AND EVENTS SO THAT DECISIONS BY BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT

    RESULT IN AN IMPROVED ECONOMY AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE REGION.

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  • Photos by Mike Sperling @ Photos by Mike Sperling @ Sperling InteractiveSperling Interactive - Download Your copies- Download Your copiesat the North Shore Chambers Flickr Siteat the North Shore Chambers Flickr Site

    Rob Lutts (r) congratulated outgoing Beverly Mayor WilliamScanlon with a special certificate of achievement from theNorth Shore Chamber of Commerce. Watch the Video Here

    Rob Lutts and Dr. Pat Meservey congratulate 2013 NorthShore Distinguished Leader Jacob Segal.

    North Shore Distinguished Leader Patricia Zaido poses for apicture with North Shore Chamber president, RobertBradford.

    Dr. Wayne Burton receives his 2013 North ShoreDistinguished Leader Award with Dr. Pat Meservey andChairman-Elect Bill Tinti.

    Chairman-Elect Bill Tinti thanks Rob Lutts for an outstand-ing year as Chairman and defines his strategy for the NorthShore Chamber in 2014. Watch the Video Here

    Senator Joan Lovely (l) poses for a photo with Jacob Segal,Karen Andreas and Bill Tinti.

  • Antique Shops White Elephant Shop Rick Grobe 32 Main Street P.O. Box 32 Essex, MA 01929 (978) 768-6901 www.whiteelephantshop.com

    Bicycle Shop Fit Werx Marty Miserandino67 Foster Street Peabody, MA 01960 (978) 532-7348 www.fitwerx.com

    Business Intermediary Northeast Business Partners Jeffrey Starfield 3 Bessom Street #140 Marblehead, MA 01945 (978) 984-0010 www.northeastpartners.com

    Commercial Finance Clipper Commercial Capital LLC Richard Billings 20 Waterside Road Marblehead, MA 01945 (781) 990-0710 www.clippercapital.net

    Consultants a von Schlegell & Co Robert C. Wood 11 Rainbow Ridge Road Georgetown, MA 01833 (978) 518-0752 www.abbievonschlegell.com

    Ha Tran Consultations Ha Tran P.O. Box 3138 Beverly, MA 01915 (978) 473-2190 www.hatranconsultations.com

    New England Solid Waste ConsultantsBeth Ferreira 110 Boxford Road Rowley, MA 01969 (978) 948-7170 www.newenglandsolidwaste.com

    Education KnowAtom, LLC Francis Vigeant 45 Congress Street Building 4 Salem, MA 01970 (617) 475-3475 www.knowatom.com

    Elevator Installation & Repair Barnes International Daniel Berry 100 Cummings Center Suite 406D Beverly, MA 01915 (978) 854-6030 www.eabelevator.com

    Employment/Staffing Services Hire Initiatives, Inc. Lynette Vallecillo 31A Pleasant Street Unit 4 Newburyport, MA 01950 (978) 225-6200 www.hireinitiatives.com

    Energy Investar Renewable Energy David Dunham P.O. Box 275 Spencer, MA 01562 (774) 696-7870 www.investar.net

    Engineering Bioengineering Group Wendi Goldsmith 18 Commercial Street Salem, MA 01970(978) 740-0096 www.bioengineering.com

    Financial Services Morgan Stanley Michael Hays 35 Village Road Suite 601 Middleton, MA 01949 (978) 739-9617 www.morganstanley.com

    Non-Profit OrganizationsBeverly Bootstraps Community Services Sue Gabriel 371 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915 (978) 927-1561 www.beverlybootstraps.org

    Beverly Main Streets Gin Wallace 248 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915 (978) 922-8558 www.beverlymainstreets.org

    Office Supplies OfficeMax Russ Estey 9 Progress Road Billerica, MA 01821 (978) 340-4364 www.officemaxsolutions.com

    Physicians Family Medicine Associates Elizabeth Hill 195 School Street Manchester, MA 01944 (978) 526-4311 www.familymedicineassociates.com

    Family Medicine Associates Elizabeth Hill 147 South Main Street Middleton, MA 01949(978) 774-2555 www.familymedicineassociates.com

    Family Medicine Associates Elizabeth Hill 15 Railroad Avenue South Hamilton, MA 01982 (978) 468-7381 www.familymedicineassociates.com

    Public Relations Thomson Communications David Thomson 100 South Main Street Suite 100-J Middleton, MA 01949(978) 808-7700 www.thomsoncommunications.com

    Real EstateEXIT Realty Beatrice Associates Margo O'Malley PO Box 133 Danvers, MA 01923(978) 705-1312www.exitrealtyba.com

    Software Edgil, Inc. Daniel Nadeau 222 Rosewood Drive Suite 210 Danvers, MA 01923(978) 262-9799 www.edgil.com

    TechnologyNew England Network Solutions Daniel Adams 1 Presidential Way Suite 104B Woburn, MA 01810 (781) 933-9300 www.nens.com

    Travel Connections Adventure Travel Jean Grobe Gloucester, MA 01930(888) 602-7622www.connectionsadventuretravel.com

    Welcome New North Shore Chamber of Commerce Members

  • The North Shore Chamber Your Continued Voice for Business Advocacy

    The Chamber is charged with reviewing key business issues, eval-uating their merits, determining the potential impact to Chambermembers and the community, developing positions on said issuesand presenting positions on said issues to the Chamber Board forinput and/or approval.In 2014, the Chamber will continue to strive to be proactive in itswork by anticipating issues and conducting due diligence in advanceof critical deadlines. The goal of our issue advocacy is to help shapepublic policy decisions and/or public opinion on critical issues to thebest interest of the membership and the business community.In turn, these efforts will strengthen the economic vitality of areabusinesses and enhance the quality of life in the community. Onlyby focusing through collaboration, will we have a unified pro-busi-ness environment, where growth prospers and the free enterprisesystem reigns.

    The North Shore Chamber ofCommerce is a strategic advocate forits members in order to strengthen theeconomic vitality of area businessesand to enhance the quality of life in theRegion.

    Shown above at the Annual Dinner are Jack Good (l),Peoples United Bank and Ron Gauthier, TD Bank

    Shown above are the North Shore Chamber ProfessionalStaff, back row: Erik Smith (l) and Stephen Crowder. FrontRow: Michelle Sacco (l) and Danielle Brazill. Photo: TheSalem News

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    Become a North Shore Chamber Ambassador TodayConnect & Make New Relationships

    The new Ambassador Program is a membership outreach group designed toinvolve and inform new chamber members about programs and events thatcan benefit their businesses. Being an Ambassador also helps connect exist-ing NS Chamber members with new businesses and prospects.

    Ambassadors welcome members to Chamber Programs and wear anAmbassador Badge to identity themselves and their companies. They alsomake good will-calls (on behalf of the Chamber) to new members to encour-age their active participation at programs and events.

    Join the Ambassadors ClubWed. December 11 @ 8amChamber Boardroom5 Cherry Hill Drive - Danvers, MA8:00 - 10:00amClick Here to Register

    Shown above is a cross-section of the North Shore Chambers NewAmbassador Program at the September Meeting

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  • Get Social with the North Shore Chamber of CommerceClick on the Buttons Below to Visit our Social Media Sites.Members can Post, Submit Articles, Pictures or Videos.For More Info call (978) 774-8565 or Click the Phone Button

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