Business briefs: March 13, 2020



Published: 3/12/2020 6:42:33 PM
Modified: 3/12/2020 6:42:19 PM
Manufacturing company announces new hire

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Pilot Precision Products at 15 Merrigan Way announced Wednesday that Marco Morgado has joined its team as director of national business development.

“We’re very excited to welcome Marco to his new and well-deserved role,” said CEO and founder Eric Hagopian. “His extensive cutting tool and distribution experience is an excellent fit for Pilot and will help us further expand and solidify the strong client relationships for which we’re known.”

According to a Pilot Precision Products press release, Morgado, who studied business management at Westfield State University, will be responsible for directing marketing, sales operations, management of the company’s independent sales representatives and leading the business’ growth strategy. He brings more than two decades of experience to his new role, gleaned from previous positions at Atlantic Fasteners, Kennametal and other industry players.

Pilot Precision Products, housed in a 24,100-square-foot factory, began operations on May 1, 2019 as the consolidation of four companies. The company bills itself as the world’s largest supplier of industrial broaches and small, round cutting tools from duMONT Minute Man Industrial Broaches and Hassay Savage broaching tools, as well as the exclusive American distributor of Magafor and GMauvaisUSA products.

Realtor garners President’s Award

GREENFIELD — Corinne Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Real Estate, 116 Federal St. in Greenfield, was recently given the President’s Award, platinum level, for 2019 by the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley at an awards banquet.

According to a Fitzgerald Real Estate press release, real estate agents from the association are recognized each year for their sales volume. Platinum is the highest of the four levels.

Law firm changes name, welcomes new hires

EASTHAMPTON — The law firm of Schmidt & Sikes P.C., which provides individual clients and non-profit health care organizations in Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties with legal advice and litigation services, has changed its name to Sikes & Edwards P.C.

Additionally, the firm has hired two new lawyers: Jeremy F. Edwards and Milena Y. Ponomareva. According to a Sikes & Edwards P.C. press release, Edwards joins the firm with more than 14 years of experience in elder law. Ponomareva, a Russian-speaking attorney, has experience in a variety of legal fields.

The two join attorney Michelle T. Sikes. All three are graduates of Western New England University’s School of Law.

According to the release, Sikes & Edwards P.C. specializes in elder law. Currently, it represents several local hospitals and nursing homes, as well as elder protective agencies and individuals, in matters of guardianship, conservatorship and civil commitment. The firm also aids in estate planning and estate administration services, such as drafting wills, trusts, health care proxies and power of attorney instruments.

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