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Get the Best "You" from Sunlight Photography

Get the Best “You”

 

 

Celebrate the New Year with an up-to-date headshot! It’s a good idea to get a new headshot every 2-3 years as hairstyle and needs for a headshot change. Sunlight Photography has a new studio on Broadway Street in Westford.  It’s a great place that allows for all sorts of lighting and poses.  Lighting truly makes or breaks a picture. Sunlight Photography uses both professional flash equipment and natural lighting.  Need a business portrait for your website or social media piece?  Whatever your needs are, we can help you get exactly what you are looking for!

 

 

Oftentimes the biggest complaint from clients is that they don’t like the way they look in photos. And even more often, this is because their photographer is inexperienced. Professionals in the field understand and are trained on how to make their clients look their best, through posing, editing, and coaching during the shoot. These key ingredients make or break the shoot. When you invest in a professional, you are paying for their expertise and guidance to make you look the best you can, which is a factor that should be considered when seeking out your photographer.

 

Sunlight Photography has a Headshot special

$100 for 2 edited images on a disk. This special is good through the end of March 2014.

Sessions fill up fast, so call me today at (508) 982-7744 or email me at info@sunlightphotography.net

Prices will be going up April1st. Call today to lock in present rates.  Make a professional statement with a quality, top-of –the line headshot.

 

 

Julie L’Heureux

Sunlight Photography

 

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Once in a Lifetime Moments from Treasured Memories Video

 

 

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Once-in-a-Lifetime Moments

When we think of life's special moments, we tend to think about the big ones, such as births, weddings, and graduations. But, in truth, we have once-in-a-lifetime experiences throughout our lives. Over the past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to capture a couple of these. (Read more...)


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Resume for Lisa Kilpatrick

Lisa G. Kilpatrick, Senior Marketing Leader

Hands-on | Visionary | Creative | Disruptive Thinker | Change Agent

 

Mobile: 978-273-4088 =  Email: lisa.kilpatrick@verizon.net= Linkedin: lisakilpatrickmarketingpro  =Twitter: @lkilpatrickmpro

 

 

My Story

15+ years of B2B technology marketing/PR experience in public and private technology companies, and agency environments.  My passion? Creating strategic, integrated programs that boost brand equity, build awareness, educate the market, generate leads, support sales, serve the customer and drive revenue.

 

My Marketing DNA

Entrepreneurial spirit. Innovative. Multiple hat wearer. Juggler. Collaborator. Relentless curiosity. Leverages the power of provocative questions to create clarity from ambiguity and challenge the status quo.

 

 

My Experience

 

Marketing Consultant/Contractor                                                                                                                                   6/2012 – Present

Provide strategic and tactical marketing communications and public relations services for B2B and technology clients including marketing counsel and strategy, message development, corporate/product identity development, company and product branding, collateral development, Web site design/development/optimization, Web content creation, special events planning and management, public relations counsel and strategy, message development, media and analyst relations, press releases, newsletters, company and new product launch planning and execution, and more.

 

Exact Software, Americas, Senior Marketing Manager                                                                                                4/2012-6/2012

(Departure due to US Operations reorganization by new CEO)

 

Managed the strategic planning, development, delivery and analysis of direct marketing programs to drive growth for assigned business units for this ERP software solutions provider.  In partnership with VP Marketing, developed marketing programs to drive awareness, foster relationships, and fuel demand generation marketing activities to ensure the Americas meets revenue and profit objectives through expansion of existing customer base. Partnered with cross-functional stakeholders/subject matter experts including sales, pre-sales, consulting, customer advocates, product management, operations, 3rd party business partners, and more to drive end-to-end campaign planning and execution.  Developed comprehensive bi-annual customer marketing plan, including strategies, programs and campaigns.  Ensured alignment of customer marketing activities with Sales revenue targets and business priorities.

 

Marketing Consultant                                                                                                                                                         4/2011-4/2012

Strategic and tactical marketing communications and public relations services for B2B technology clients including marketing counsel and strategy, message development, corporate/product identity development, company/product branding, collateral development, Web site design/development/optimization, Web content creation, special events planning and management, public relations counsel and strategy, message development, media and analyst relations, press releases, newsletters, company and new product launch planning and execution, and more.

 

Datawatch Corporation, Director, Marketing Communications                                                                 11/2006-4/2011

Responsible for all aspects of marketing communications, PR, branding and more for this Business Intelligence (BI) software solutions provider. In partnership with the CMO, developed marketing programs that built a positive image for the company, and significantly contributed to the company’s growth and market success. Acted as an advocate for the company with customers, media, industry analysts and more. Built brand awareness and thought leadership through PR and outreach programs that delivered market visibility for key executives and domain experts. Worked closely with the sales organization and channel partners to maximize marketing program results. Key member of the product marketing/launch team.

 

SELECT RESULTS

 

  • Rebuilt and re-branded ecommerce storefront, streamlined customer shopping experience, increased brand equity, eliminated all online transactional issues; increased storefront revenue by 25%.
  • Spearheaded and drove company, product and website rebranding.  Lead design and web teams in creation of new company logo, product line logos, product packaging, collateral, and website to drive brand awareness and usher in a new era of growth.  Drove and managed end-to-end website redesign, including project scoping, requirement definitions, wire-frames, prototypes, site maps, site functionality, usability testing, user interface requirements, performance optimizations, branding, graphics/creative, content, promotions, and more.
  • Lead and managed external PR team, spearheaded and drove new PR program to fuel company and product awareness, and cement Datawatch as experts in the BI field.  In less than one year, transformed Datawatch from a virtual unknown in crowded BI space to a recognized and respected player with key media and industry analysts, resulting in consistent coverage in target media.
  • Branded, produced and managed worldwide user conferences; increased historical attendance for this yearly event 25% the first year, and by 50% in subsequent years.
  • Researched, negotiated, purchased and implemented Marketo Marketing Automation solution; drove marketing/sales alignment, and improved lead generation by 30%.

 

RedZ Communications, Owner                                                                                                                                         4/2002-11/2006

Provided strategic and tactical marketing communications and public relations services for B2B/B2C technology clients including marketing counsel and strategy, message development, corporate/product identity development, company/product branding, collateral development, Web site design/development/optimization, Web content creation, special events planning and management, public relations counsel and strategy, message development, media training, media and analyst relations, press releases, newsletters, company and new product launch planning and execution, and more.

PAN Communications, Account Manager, Technology Portfolio                                                                                2/1999-4/2002

Provided public relations services to a variety of B2B/B2C technology clients with monthly budgets ranging from $5K-$50K.  Reporting to the Vice President, client/account management responsibilities included program strategy and counsel, media training, media and analyst relations, messaging and positioning, acting as “voice of client” to teams on brand and company positioning, product features/differentiators, and client’s marketing strategy/goals. Authored press releases and promotional materials, created and drove company and product launch plans, thought leadership initiatives, media tours, and more.  Agency leadership responsibilities included management and coaching of multiple, cross- functional teams, client nurture to drive repeat and renewal revenue, account reporting and budgeting, new business development and more.

 

SELECT RESULTS

  • Produced and managed award winning (Bell Ringer) product and company launch for leading mobile applications developer.
  • Revitalized ineffective analyst program for industry leading CRM solutions provider.  Drove analyst relationships, messaging, and managed a $6K/month analyst specific budget, resulting in consistent inclusion in critical analyst reports, including Gartner Magic Quadrant.
  • Aggressive media outreach and creative PR programs built substantial credibility for leading model-driven infrastructure software client.  Efforts resulted in exclusive, strategic partnership and equity investment by leading genomics technologies provider.

 

 

 

NobleNet, Inc. (Middleware)                                                   Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications                    3/1998-2/1999

Ipswitch, Inc. (Network Management/FTP)                              Manager, Marketing Communications                                  2/1994-3/1998

Trimble Navigation (GPS/ Satellite Navigation)                      Marketing Services Manager                                                  9/1991-11/1993

Synetics Corporation (Systems Engineering)                            Corporate Communications Manager                                    2/1988-9/1991

PSDI (MRO Software)                                                               Marketing Administrator                                                        1/1986-2/1988          

 

 

Education:

 

University of Massachusetts/Lowell

  • § Multimedia Design Coursework
  • § Business Administration & Management Coursework

 

Mt. Ida

  • § Graphic Arts Program Coursework
 

Resume for Mary Arvanites

62 Mailloux Terrace, Dracut, MA 01826 · 508 847 0209 (cell)

Mary W. Arvanites

Summary of Qualifications

With over twenty-five years of experience in the mortgage industry, I am skilled in all facets of wholesale and retail mortgage closing and funding processes and procedures.  I have experience with multiple loan processing and closing systems.  I have utilized my excellent communication and organizational skills in daily interactions with brokers, attorneys, borrowers, and team members.  I have over five years of experience in mortgage accounting, both accounts payable and receivable, as well as payroll.

Experience

 

1/2013 – present

Moore Staffing Svcs. – Enterprise Bank Mortgage Center

Methuen, MA

Processor/Post-Closer

  • Post-Closing Processing of all loans (sold, retained, or equity)
  • Ordered Appraisals, Flood Insurance Reports, and Titles
  • Processed various weekly reports for VP including Pipelines & Booked Loans
  • Processed & distributed mail 3 times daily
  • Reception, phone protocol, and other Administrative assistance

 

6/2011 – 4/2012

Metlife Home Loans

Lowell, MA

Senior Retail Closer/Funder

  • Drew loan documents and funded loans according to timelines, regulations, and procedures
  • Reviewed approved loans to ensure that documents are complete and that requirements are met prior to close
  • Ensured data integrity
  • Coordinated and scheduled closings
  • Resolved time-sensitive issues with GFEs through working knowledge of its tolerances
  • Completed MDIA tests on loans
  • Prepared signed loan documents for funding
  • Obtained, reviewed, and responded to needed PTF conditions
  • Reviewed and responded to exception reports
  • Maintained an awareness of all legal regulations
  • Created and assembled documents for delivery to title or escrow

 

 

3/2008 – 5/2011

Franklin American Mortgage Company

Danvers, MA

Senior Wholesale Closer/Funder

 

 

8/2007 – 2/2008

Countrywide Home Loans

Danvers, MA

Senior Wholesale Closer/Funder

 

 

8/2002 – 5/2007

Gateway Funding

Woburn, MA

Closing Manager

  • Reported to the Operations Manager and managed a team of closers in addition to performing closing functions

 

10/2001 – 8/2002

Mortgage Partners, Inc.

Dracut, MA

Retail Loan Closing Coordinator

 

Specials From A Plus Detailing

Photo: A Plus Detailing in Dracut, MA has recently moved shop and is going through a rebranding. Here is their new logo I created for them!

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Credentialing Associate - Office Administrative (93938) Hooksett, New Hampshire with Cigna

Credentialing Associate - Office Administrative (93938) Hooksett, New Hampshire

Job Description

Cigna is expanding and adding new positions in Hooksett New Hampshire Office

This is an excellent entry level position where you will be trained.

Apply on line and come meet us at our:

Cigna Hiring Fair, Tuesday, February 11, 2014

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Courtyard Marriott Grappone, 70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH, 03301

Credentialing Associate - Office Administrative

If you can't make it to the fair you will still be considered if you apply.

Responsibilities - We will Train!

-Accurate and expeditious verification of HealthCare Professional credentials

- Ensure all Health plan and National Committee for Quality Assurance requirements are met

-Knowledge of and compliance with NCQA and state specific standards
-Assist in the testing and implementation of procedures to improve efficiency
-Prepare Health Care Professional documentation for Credentialing Committee review
-Ability to exceed quality and production metrics
-Maintain provider profiling system
-Communicate via verbal and written means with providers and matrix partners

-This is not a call center environment, but does require communication with Health Care Professionals

. Requirements

- High school diploma with equivalent experience required
-Associates degree preferred
-Able to handle multiple priorities and be accountable

-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Access, and Excel
-Able to navigate the internet proficiently
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to work independently within a team
-Analytical and problem solving skills

 

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Newsletter from Dawn Bell - Nourish yourself Inside and out

Ideas on eating well and nourishing healthy relationships

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Healthful Horizons | Dawn Bell, Certified Health Coach


Dear Dawn, I hope this finds you happy and healthy with much to be grateful for so far in the new year! I've been fighting a bit of a cold, so I'm grateful for the chance to slow down and practice what I preach. There is a lot more to being healthy than just eating well! To heal up quickly I'm focused on rest, self-care and good nourishment. That nourishment can come from paying close attention to healthy food choices, and from making sure that I am well nourished and balanced in all areas of work and life. If you are interested in learning how to nourish yourself better, check out my upcoming live workshop series!


To your health,

Dawn Bell
Certified Health Coach, AADP

Eating Well

I'm becoming more and more aware that nearly every packaged or prepared food we eat has additives or preservatives of some kind, even when we are intentionally seeking out healthful options. It's getting more and more difficult to classify the things we eat as "food" vs just edible substances. How do we figure out what the best food choices are? Click to read more...

Healthy Relationships

Most people I know who celebrate Valentine’s Day do it to show special appreciation to loved ones, and I think that’s great. But what about all of our other relationships, the ones that we don’t necessarily celebrate on Valentine’s Day? Is there any benefit to nourishing all of those relationships too? I think so! Click to read more...

Live Workshop Series!

I am very happy to be presenting a four-part holistic nutrition workshop series in Manchester, NH. The series is being hosted by Pilates & More With Elina, and each workshop will be offered on two different nights. Each will focus on an aspect of healthy and balanced nourishment. Cost is $10 per workshop, or $8 each for the full series. 

  • Kick the Sugar Habit! (March 4 & 7)
  • Nourishing Energy (March 10 & 13)
  • Eating Your Feelings (March 24 & 26)
  • Food Label Detective (April 2 & 4)

Click here to see details on all four workshops. This is a great opportunity to receive live support around your health, and I hope to see you there! 

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February Events

Workshop - Too Little Time and Too Much Stress! (February 6, 7:00 p.m., Andover, MA)

Now available on Amazon.com! 

Although geared towards those with food sensitivities, I've designed the recipes in this cooking guide to be enjoyed by all! Click for details...


About Dawn

As a health coach, I understand that there is no one perfect diet for everyone, and that good nutrition is about more than just food. I am committed to helping others learn how to nourish themselves in the best way possible. Learn how I can help you resolve the effects of unsupportive foods and stress on your digestion and your overall health at www.healthfulhorizons.com.

 

Networking Success Story - Derek Rogers- Cornerstone Painting

I’m not really sure where to start when it comes to how networking not only helped save my business, but also grow it. My company has been in business for 28 years and we are one of the largest in our industry. Over the last 28 years, we have done next to nothing for networking or even advertising. If there was ever a time that work got slow, we would send out flyers to potential customers. Anyone that deals in marketing analytics knows that direct mail ROI (return on investment) is somewhere in the neighborhood of .5-.7%. In our last year, it was 0%. This created somewhat of a panic since our existing clients were not pulling the trigger on jobs we already priced for them. We needed new clients to supplement the existing and we needed them yesterday.

 

I was willing to try anything to grow my business, so when a friend of mine invited me to a AM networking event, I went. As I worked the room, I found that no one had really heard of my company or maybe did hear of us but didn’t know what we did. Many businesses would be unhappy that this was the case (especially if you are one of the larger players), but I saw it as an opportunity to brand. First, I took a look at my clients and contact sphere to see what relationships I had available to leverage. After that, I just started playing “The Connector”. I passed referral after referral to connect other businesses with my clients. As the referrals turned into money, I started to receive referrals. My business went from being $50k behind LY to being ahead of LY by $40k in just three months.

 

For me, it was all mindset. I had to learn to walk into networking event with the mindset to help others achieve their goals. That mindset attracted other like-minded individuals toward me which created not only clients and referrals, but also professional friendships. To many people attend networking events with the mindset of seeing what they can get out of others, and if it doesn’t hit their expectation, then they leave. Networking is all about building lasting relationships and achieving goals together through our contact spheres. When you become a resource to others, then you will develop trust. Trust develops into referrals. Referrals develop into money!

 

 

Choose to network with a mindset of giving!

Get Financially Smarter in the New Year

jell