PENTA Communications, Inc. sponsors WBJ regional series

Westborough, MA. _ PENTA Communications, Inc., an integrated marketing firm headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts has been a consistent and long-time proponent of actively influencing positive economic growth in the region. On Thursday, April 25, 2013, the firm sponsored a key event that brought hundreds of executives together for a lively discussion on regional growth. This event was part of the Worcester Business Journal’s “On the Road” series.

The event also honored 10 movers and shakers in the region to watch in the coming year. They included: Kirk Carter, Attorney from Fletcher Tilton PC, Framingham; James Curran, Senior Vice President Commercial Regional Leader and Senior Vice President for Berkshire Bank, Westborough; Joseph Deetz, CEO for Visual Magnetics, Mendon; Kevin Johnson, Founder & CEO of Outsmart Power Systems, Natick; Melissa Levine-Piro, Attorney from Levine & Piro, Maynard; Brent Maugel, President & Owner of Maugel Architects, Harvard; David Price, President & Owner of BrightStar Care, Milford; Joseph Sawyer, Superintendent, Shrewsbury Public Schools, Shrewsbury; Tony Schiavi, Town Manager, Ashland; and Sheila Schechtman, CEO of Hebert® Candies, Shrewsbury.

PENTA was pleased to join Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) and Robert Half Associates as presenting sponsor for the Worcester Business Journal’s (WBJ) “On the Road Series,” which took place at the Hampton Inn & Executive Conference Center in Natick. As the leading business publication in the region, the WBJ brings relevant business news to C-level executives. Its series of four regional “On the Road” receptions for executives to meet and greet editors and staff of the WBJ, as well as bring valuable networking and the exchange of ideas on how the local economy is doing, has been very well received. Other receptions include the Tri- Area of Southbridge, Sturbridge and Webster; The North County area of Fitchburg and Leominster; and the Blackstone Valley.

“We are invested in the region on many levels, and this particular program series was of interest to us in an effort to engage in dialogue with business leaders representing various industry sectors,” said CEO Deborah Penta. “We were so pleased to see such a tremendous turnout of executives. The Worcester Business Journal did a great job with the program.”