Widening Interstate 93 ‘as soon as heavenly possible’ is a ‘no-brainer,’ says Darren Benoit of McFarland Johnson Inc., recently named Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The main challenge of being a municipal assessor is knowing ‘you’re not going to make everybody happy,’ says Rex Norman, who retired last December after 15 years as the town of Windham’s assessor.
Cam Brensinger, founder and CEO of Dover-based NEMO Equipment, says his biggest challenge ‘is managing growth while trying to keep to our ideals of taking risks and nurturing the passion and strong camaraderie we have.’
‘The best way to protect young people is to arm them with all the information they need,’ says Ron Lieber, ‘Your Money’ columnist for The New York Times and author of ‘The Opposite of Spoiled,’ an effort to demystify the challenge parents face when speaking about money with children of all ages.
In addition to running the Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College, Neil Levesque is chair of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary Centennial Anniversary Commission.
‘I don't have a team taking care of my dogs. I take care of them 24/7, every day of the year. It is an enormous commitment and a labor of love,’ says Lidia Dale-Mesaros, owner of Valley Snow Dogz in Thornton.
New Hampshire Maple Producers Association President Bodan Peters is the owner of Bo’s Sugar Shack in Sugar Hill. His 800 maple taps produce about 200 gallons of syrup a year.
John Campanello, owner of Manchester-based BetweenGigs Casting, helps clients find actors and models to bring their media projects to life.
‘It’s critical for businesses to understand that almost two-thirds of the $1.84 billion cost of substance misuse per year in New Hampshire is borne by them in lost worker productivity,’ says Linda Paquette, executive director of New Futures.
‘Each country has its own set of cultural rules and you need to respect and adhere to that. In order to work in countries you need to have a good knowledge of the culture, and that’s what we’re really good at,’ says Tina Hager of Lyndeborough-based Emissary Transition Group.