, Gloucester, MA

August 28, 2013

Business briefcase

Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Davis receives CPA award

Gloucester resident Renee Davis, a certified public acountant, was selected as a 2013 Women to Watch Award winner by the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA).

Each year, the MSCPA recognizes women for their achievements in the accounting profession, leadership qualities and contributions to their communities.

Davis, a partner at Powers & Sullivan CPAs, LLC was selected in the Experienced Leader category. Awards are presented in two categories: Experienced Leaders (more than 15 years of experience) and Emerging Leaders (fewer than 15 years of experience).

Recipients will be honored at the MSCPA’s Women’s Leadership Summit on Nov. 7, at The Westin Waltham.

Remington named chief officer

Mercator Medsystems, a venture-backed, privately held medical technology company delivering customizable solutions for intractable problems associated with significant diseases, has announced the appointment of Gloucester resident Anthony B. Remington as chief commercial officer, effective immediately. In this role, Remington will be responsible for developing and integrating Mercator’s strategic marketing, sales, product development and customer service goals to drive business growth and market share.

“He possesses a unique combination of experience and success in building winning commercial strategies and attracting world class sales and sales support professionals,” said Chief Executive Officer Thomas M. Loarie, in a statement.

Remington has served as a strategic sales advisor for Mercator Medsystems since January, 2013. Prior to this, he held executive positions in sales and commercial operations for Estech Corporation (2009–12) and Ekos Corporation (2006-09).

He brings more than 16 years of diverse medical specialty experience with increasing sales management responsibility for multi-national corporations (Medtronic, Guidant Corporation, and C.R. Bard Inc.), LeMaitre Vascular (LMAT), and two venture-backed start-up companies.

Remington earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Bentley College and an MBA from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.

San Leandro, Calif.-based Mercator MedSystems Inc. is a venture-backed, privately held medical technology company delivering innovative, customizable, treatment solutions for intractable problems associated with some of the world’s most significant diseases. Spun out of The University of California, Berkeley, the company develops catheter-guided micro-infusion systems for targeted delivery of drugs and biologics deep inside the body to treat the root cause of a growing portfolio of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, hypertension and heart disease.

Noble receives new designation

Gloucester resident Lucas Noble of Lucas Noble Financial, an office of MetLife, was recently awarded one of the financial services industry’s premier professional credentials, the Chartered Financial Consultant designation from the American College.

The ChFC program gives financial services professionals in-depth knowledge and skills to assist clients with their financial needs. To earn the Chartered Financial Consultant designation, Noble passed the required courses for the program, met the specified experience level and ethical standards, and agreed to comply with the American College Code of Ethics and Procedures.

Noble is a graduate of Salem State University. He is a Certified Financial Planner, a Chartered Adviser for Senior Living, and is a member ofNational Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and Million Dollar Round Table. He has worked in the financial services industry for eight years.

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