Human Capital: People on the move, 5/24
Zmags, a Boston-based technology firm, has appointed Michael Schreck president and chief executive officer. Schreck was most recently CEO and president of Corrective Solutions, a business services and government services company. He was also a co-founder and a general partner at General Catalyst Partners and helped build several companies from inception, including m-Qube, Upromise and SmartBargains, as well as serving on the board of CoreMetrics.
Boston-based eDiscoveryJournal (eDJ) has appointed Jason Velasco its new CEO. Velasco, one of the founders of Renew Data Corp., brings more than 15 years of legal and eDiscovery expertise to eDJ. Most recently, he was a director in the directed advisory services practice at KPMG.
RainDance Technologies Inc. of Lexington has added Andy Watson to its executive leadership team as vice president and chief marketing officer. Watson has more than 20 years of experience in developing and commercializing innovative genomics technologies. He joins RainDance from Life Technologies, where he was most recently vice president, SOLiD Sequencing Product Management.
Lexington Wealth Management has added Kim Kenly as senior advisor to the firm. Kenly most recently served as managing director of North American marketing and sales for GMO; prior to that, he was managing director for Credit Suisse First Boston Investment Management Group.
Bowditch & Dewey LLP, a Worcester-based law firm with additional offices in Boston and Framingham, has added Christine Collins as of counsel in the firm’s labor & employment and higher education practices. Collins returns to the firm after spending several years as an attorney with the Office of the General Counsel for the University of Massachusetts.
The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit business organization consisting of more than 700 businesses in the Newton-Needham area, has appointed Robert Halpin president. Halpin served as the first president/CEO of the Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, created in 1999. A local government manager in Massachusetts for more than 23 years, Halpin is also a former town manager in the Towns of Westford and North Andover, and held similar positions in the communities of Pepperell and Gardner.