Westhampton lawyer featured in magazine
NORTHAMPTON — Carol Cioe Klyman of Westhampton is one of four attorneys as the firm Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin PC selected to appear in the April 2013 issue of Boston magazine in a special section called The Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts.
Klyman specializes in estate planning, estate settlement, elder law, guardianships and probate litigation.
Wildlife professional receives national award
NORTHAMPTON — Don LaFountain was honored recently with the Wildlife Professional of the Year award from the National Wildlife Control Operators Association. The award was presented at the Wildlife Expo in Tunica, Miss. LaFountain is a partner at Integrated Wildlife Control in Florence.
LaFountain is the past president of Massachusetts Association of Problem Animal Controllers and a past regional director of NWCOA. He spent 10 years as a volunteer instructor for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.
Copywriting firm opens in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON — Former Springfield attorney Gerri M. Mortell has opened copywriting firm The Write Cachet.
The Write Cachet, will offer a wide variety of copywriting materials, from sales letters to brochures, fundraising letters to press releases and website content to memos and letters, to name a few of the available products.
Whitney joins Six-Point Creative Works Inc.
SPRINGFIELD — Scott Whitney of Northampton has joined Six-Point Creative Works Inc., a full-service marketing and advertising agency in Springfield, to provide copywriting for agency clients.
He will write copy for print and web materials, participate in concept development for branding campaigns, and support agency media and public relations efforts. Whitney most recently served as senior writer and editor at American International College. Whitney was also the founder and director of the Mohawk Arts and Educational Council and remains active in local theater and film projects.
Real estate office
opens in Amherst
AMHERST — Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont Realtors has opened a new office at 383 College St., the fourth location for the locally owned organization.
Owner Christine Aubrey, a cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts, has been in real estate for the past 25 years.
Aubrey has lived in Hampshire County since UMass in 1973, started the company in 1988 with developer Steve Upton.
Ford joins Amherst environmental firm
AMHERST — Michelle Ford of Middletown, Conn., has joined New England Environmental Inc. of Amherst as a senior scientist. Ford will also manage NEE’s Middlefield, Conn., office.
Ford is a certified wildlife biologist and registered professional soil scientist. She holds a master’s degree in applied ecology and has worked in environmental consulting for eight years.