Thursday, December 14, 2017
Fentin makes Super Lawyers list

CONWAY — Susan G. Fentin, an attorney with Skoler, Abbott & Presser P.C., has been selected to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list in the field of employment and labor law.

Fentin, a resident of Conway, has been selected to Super Lawyers for 12 years, including twice as a “Rising Star.”

She has been with the firm since 1999. Her practice concentrates on labor and employment counseling, advising large and small employers on their responsibilities and obligations under state and federal employment laws and representing employers before state and federal agencies and in court.

The Super Lawyers rating organization selects attorneys using a selection process that includes peer nominations, and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, according to the organization.

Pinardi has new post with Freedom Credit Union

TURNERS FALLS — Stacey Pinardi of Montague has been appointed a mortgage loan originator in Franklin and Hampshire counties for Freedom Credit Union.

Pinardi, according to a press release, “will offer her expertise in conventional, Masshousing, MHP ONE Mortgage, FHA, USDA and VA loans.”

Pinardi, who works at the Turners Falls branch, has about 22 years of experience in the finance industry, including expertise in residential mortgage origination, first-time homebuyer assistance, and secondary market sales. Glenn S. Welch, president and CEO of Freedom Credit Union, announced the appointment.

Lajoie, Ramirez earn Greenfield Cooperative Bank promotions

GREENFIELD — Jeremy M. Lajoie has been elected assistant vice president at Greenfield Cooperative Bank.

Now working in mortgage operations, Lajoie started with the bank in July 2015 and has been working as the loan processing supervisor and is responsible for managing the loan processing workflow within the bank. Before joining the Greenfield Cooperative Bank, Lajoie worked for five years at another financial institution in the loan servicing/processing area. He has a BA in communications from UMass Amherst. He lives in Greenfield.

Michael Tucker, the bank’s president and CEO, announced Lajoie’s promotion and that of Charmaine J. Ramirez of West Springfield, who was elected assistant vice president.