Making News: People in business



Published: 7/21/2019 1:00:43 PM
Lipsmeyer joins Big Brothers & Sisters

AMHERST — Katie Lipsmeyer is the new manager of development and marketing at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County, where she has been an event volunteer, an advisory board member and an ambassador for several years.

Lipsmeyer’s professional background is in event planning and coordination, marketing and communications, entrepreneurship and business development. She is the founder and owner of Camp Glow It Up and a fitness instructor at 50/50 Fitness/Nutrition in Hadley.

In her new position, she will lead planning and coordination for large annual fundraising events such as the Daffodil Run/Walk and the Northampton Winter Craft Fair, manage the marketing and social media operations for the organization, and work with the leadership team to create strategies for mentor recruitment and donor stewardship.

Stop & Shop offers same-day pickup

NORTHAMPTON — Stop & Shop now offers same-day online pick-up for Peapod by Stop & Shop orders at its Northampton store at 228 King St. The new offering provides customers with a faster and more convenient way to shop, with pickup available in as little as four hours.

Customers can now place an order on, head to the store, and have a Stop & Shop worker load their groceries into their car. New customers can receive the service free for 90 days by entering SSFREEPICKUP at checkout.

Nash named auditmanager at Meyers Brothers Kalicka

HOLYOKE — Matthew Nash has been promoted from senior associate to audit manager at Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C.

Nash began as an intern at MBK in 2011 and was hired as an accounting associate later that year. He has developed as an accountant, leading technical audit engagements and mentoring junior staff through his eight years with the firm.

Nash received his bachelor’s degree from Nichols College in Dudley and his master’s degree in business administration from Elms College in Chicopee. He is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Servpro honored for great performance 

BELCHERTOWN — Servpro of Hampshire County received the Millionaire’s Bronze award at the company’s recent 50th annual convention.

The convention celebrates the company’s history and is a showcase of small business best practices and cutting-edge restoration and remediation technology. The event featured a variety of workshops and group sessions ranging across 37 topics.

Jamie CardozaBoyle leads IrishCultural Center

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Holyoke native Jamie Cardoza Boyle has begun working as director and chief advancement officer of the Irish Cultural Center of Western New England.

Cardoza Boyle was selected recently as the second person to hold the position of running the day-to-day operations at the facility at 429 Morgan Road, West Springfield. She is managing fundraising efforts and helping to run major events such as the Lúnasa Irish Festival and Feis in late August, among other things.

Cardoza Boyle said she loves her new position because it relates well to her own Irish heritage.

Cardoza Boyle has solid experience in both fundraising and events planning, key components of her new work.

Most recently, she was annual giving officer at Trinity Health System, formerly known as Sisters of Providence Health System.

She also worked as an event coordinator at Springfield Country Club and other area venues.

Cardoza Boyle is married to Brendan Boyle, a detective in the Holyoke Police Department. They live in Holyoke with their three children.

The Irish Cultural Center works with support from the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Program, and with the Irish Consulate in Boston. The organization also receives funding and support from the Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation, Westfield Bank and the Chicopee Savings Foundation.

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