Leadership 2021

Top NH Leaders Look Back At Their Most Effective Decisions in the Past 12 Months

Leadership 2021 Webinar 3x2

Hear from New Hampshire business leaders about the challenges they faced and the choices they made to keep their teams’ morale high and businesses moving forward during a period of unprecedented challenge. We’ll dig in and find common threads in these successful leaders’ unique styles. Come away with proven ideas for engaging and inspiring your teams.

Thursday, June 24, 2021


D Michael Noonan CmykMichael Noonan
President and Managing Director
Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

Michael Noonan is the President and Managing Director of Shaheen and Gordon, P.A., a full-service law firm with locations in Concord, Dover, Manchester, Nashua, and Portland, ME. He began his first term as managing director in January 2007. Since then, the firm has more than doubled in size to more than 40 attorneys and 40 paralegals and staff. Michael is detail-oriented and strives to find creative solutions when it comes both to business and his clients. He has been practicing law in New Hampshire since 1990 and is also a member of the bar and handles cases in Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont. Michael’s practice is now concentrated on the representation of victims and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases of all types. His aggressive and experienced representation has resulted in significant compensation in small and large cases, including many cases where recovery has been in excess of one million dollars. Michael also helped establish and is a member of the firm’s Anti-Discrimination and Diversity Committee.


LisacarterknightLisa Carter
Founder / Chief Engagement Officer
Drinkwater Marketing and Productions

Lisa Carter is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building brands. As the founder and chief engagement officer of Drinkwater Marketing and Productions she works with B2B and B2C businesses  to develop digital strategies to drive revenue. Prior to launching Drinkwater, Lisa spent 20+ years in the corporate sector building product and brand strategies for top fortune 500 companies such as The Limited Corporation, Timberland Footwear and Staples Inc.


Tomraffio200x200Tom Raffio
President and CEO
Northeast Delta Dental

Thomas Raffio assumed the role of president & CEO of Northeast Delta Dental when he moved to New Hampshire in 1995, after his tenure at Delta Dental of Massachusetts as Senior Vice President.

Under its CEO’s leadership, Northeast Delta Dental has grown from ~50 to ~200 employees, modeling best human resources practices. It’s certified for offering flexible work schedules and being age friendly, and offers a thorough onboarding of new employees and development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement.


Ernestoburden200x200 NhbrErnesto Burden
Vice President and Publisher
McLean Communications

Ernesto has been vice president digital for Newspapers of New England (NNE), group publisher at PennWell, vice president of digital media for The Telegraph and NH.com and related sites, as well as digital media director for the Rutland Herald and Times Argus newspapers in Vermont, online editor for The Telegraph and NH.com, and a print editor and reporter with daily and weekly newspapers. He’s spent his career at the intersection of publishing, digital evolution and marketing helping both publishers and advertisers maximize their digital visibility.

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