Enterprise Bank Hosts 2018 Celebration of Excellence Awards

Lowell, Mass. – May 1, 2018 Inaugurated in 2008, Enterprise Bank’s Celebration of Excellence celebrates the remarkable entrepreneurs, businesses, and community leaders who have achieved success, while inspiring others to excel.

The Celebration of Excellence recognizes individuals and organizations in the following categories: Educator of the Year, Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Service, Corporate Philanthropy, and Non-Profit of the Year. The 2018 award ceremony was held May 1 at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. This year’s awards recipients’ were:

Entrepreneur of the Year Award:

Ross Haghighat, Triton Systems, Chelmsford, MA. To see Ross’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8eJJFblTOM

Tom Bolduc and Mick Bolduc, Optiline Enterprises, Nashua, NH. To see Tom & Mick’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQyCQEq9Rdk

Business of the Year Award:

Westford Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center, Westford, MA. Accepted by founders Dr. Chris D'Orazio and Sarah Gill-D’Orazio. To see their acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNaCGym6MCQ

Educator of the Year Award:

Dr. Sheila Harrity - Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School, Fitchburg, MA. To see Dr. Harrity’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxCUbcvPDo4

Community Service Award:

Dr. Patricia Ruze, Concord, MA. To see Dr. Ruze’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW7b5U8N-Zk

Corporate Philanthropy Award:

Quiet Logistics, Devens, MA. Accepted by Brian Lemerise, President. To see Brian’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzCAmZXyOpA

Non-Profit of the Year Award:

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell, Lowell MA. Accepted by Joe Hungler, Executive Director. To see Joe’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVZhYpnBhiY

YDO - Youth Development Organization, Inc., Lawrence, MA. Accepted by Joshua Jacobo, Associate Director. To see Joshua’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXm184_UIn8

George L. Duncan Award of Excellence:

Kronos, Lowell, MA. Accepted by Chris Todd, President. To Chris Todd’s acceptance speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP6Grys1kW4

Each Celebration of Excellence event is preceded by a nomination period. Anyone may submit a nomination of any Massachusetts- or New Hampshire-based business or individual. The award finalists and recipients are selected through a comprehensive review process by impartial judges.

“At Enterprise Bank we understand the long hours, fortitude, perseverance, and vision necessary to dedicate oneself to achieving a dream,” said Jack Clancy. “For the past 30 years, we have witnessed the remarkable results realized by people who are determined to create success. These people are not seeking recognition and know that creating success is its own reward, but it is our honor and privilege to provide them with the public recognition they so richly deserve.”




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