Spotlights

2020 Ones to Watch: George Lloyd, Project Coordinator at Acella Construction

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? The Milton Hoosic Club in Canton was the most educating project I have worked on. It is the largest project I have been involved with

2020 Ones to Watch: Michael Brangwynne, Attorney at Fletcher Tilton PC

What advice can you offer to someone who is interested in a career in your industry? When I teach evening classes at Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School on the Principles of Business Law

2020 Ones to Watch: Adam Ponte, Attorney at Fletcher Tilton PC

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? I recently represented the seller in an intra-family sale of ownership interest in one of the oldest restaurants in the world.

2020 Ones to Watch: Nelson Luz Santos, Esq., Attorney at Fletcher Tilton PC

What led you to your current profession? I have always been a people person so I like to work with people and be with people. Becoming an attorney and representing clients in need seemed like the right fit.

2020 Ones to Watch: Dillon Owens, Project Manager at Tecta America New England

Who or what inspires you? I’m inspired by people who look at life with an optimistic perspective, who make the most of unfortunate situations, and those who reflect positivity from the people around them.

2020 Ones to Watch: Nicole Joy Hales, Vice President, Client Services at PRfirst

What led you to your current profession? I have always been interested in the relationship between media and society, and have always loved to write. When the opportunity came to work in public relations, I saw it as a great combination of these two interests.

2020 Ones to Watch: Elizabeth Krol, National Client Manager at Partners Engineering & Science, Inc.

Who or what inspires you? My clients inspire me to do my best on each and every project. They trust me to provide insights that aid their negotiations as they acquire new properties, and to support their asset management team while they operate facilities.

2020 Ones to Watch: Karen Bunch, Urban Advisor at Jay Nuss Realty Group

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? From 2017 to the present I have been the chairwoman of the board of directors of Greater Grove Hall Main Streets organization.

2020 Ones to Watch: Jeff Garriga, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Treasurer and Director of IT at Finegold Alexander Architects

What led you to your current profession? As a teenager I was artistic, organized, and excelled at problem solving. One summer my father challenged me to design-build a wooden fence to enclose

2020 Ones to Watch: Abe Menzin, Principal at Samuels & Associates

Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? The first project I led was the construction of Van Ness, which not only advanced my own skills in developing complex