Names to Know: Hires, promotions at The Residence at Silver Square, Northeast Credit Union and MVSB –

Special to Seacoastonline  |  Portsmouth Herald

Audra Michel joins The Residence at Silver Square

DOVER — LCB Senior Living, LLC (, owner and operator of The Residence at Silver Square ( located at 100 Sterling Way Dover, has announced the selection of Audra Michel as the community’s new Sales and Marketing Director.

A long-time resident of Strafford County, Michel resides in Dover with her two daughters and French Bulldog Stella. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and joins The Residence at Silver Square with several years of experience in the senior living industry.

Michel also worked for Holiday Retirement as a Community Sales Director previously, as well as CaptionCall as their Regional Outreach Manager. Federally funded under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Michel’s work at CaptionCall helped individuals with hearing loss to communicate more confidently.

Her enthusiasm, unique concepts, and history of working with seniors, coupled with experience in communications and marketing reflect the value that Michel brings to the Silver Square team.

LCB Senior Living, LLC is a leading senior housing operator and developer with roots that go back to 1994. Headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, the LCB team was among the region’s first assisted living providers. The company owns and/or operates communities throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states, offering the finest independent, assisted and Reflections memory care living options.

Further information can be found on the community’s

website ( or by calling 603-665-0884.

Northeast Credit Union promotes Matt MacIntosh 

Matt MacIntosh

PORTSMOUTH – Northeast Credit Union has announced the promotion of Matt MacIntosh to Assistant Vice President of Talent and Rewards. MacIntosh, previously the Talent Acquisition Manager, will be instrumental in creating a forward-thinking compensation philosophy and benefits strategy, along with enhancing the internal employee awards program within this newly established role.

Recently named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Credit Unions, Northeast Credit Union is dedicated to developing innovative recruitment and retention strategies to attract and retain top talent. MacIntosh’s promotion aligns with this goal as he oversees the Talent Acquisition team responsible for identifying new talent, enhancing recruitment and onboarding processes, as well as employee engagement projects.

“Matt’s experience with engaging and retaining the right talent is a huge asset. Our commitment to career growth is paramount so it is a pleasure to celebrate his accomplishments with this much-deserved promotion,” said Traci Tenggren, Vice President of Human Resources. “Matt’s ideas for enhancing our culture will allow us to remain competitive and desirable within our industry.”.

“Through my years with the Northeast team, I’ve had the opportunity to watch and aid in both the recruitment of new talent as well as the development of existing talent. I’m excited to implement a rewards program that aligns with and reflects Northeast’s culture, strategy, and organizational initiatives,” MacIntosh said..

To learn more about Northeast Credit Union’s commitment to its employees and their current open positions, visit

James Carrigan promoted at MVSB 

James “Jim” Carrigan, Regional Vice President, Branch and Business Development Manager

PORTSMOUTH — James “Jim” Carrigan was recently promoted to Regional Vice President, Branch and Business Development Manager for MVSB (Meredith Village Savings Bank). In this role, Carrigan will continue to manage the Bank’s Portsmouth office at 2839 Lafayette Road. He will also support the new Rochester office at 21 Farmington Road (Route 11), which is currently under construction and slated to open in late May. Jolene Whitehead, Branch and Business Development Manager, will oversee Rochester’s daily operations.

“This is a well-deserved promotion for Jim, who has done a phenomenal job managing and growing our Portsmouth branch since we opened the doors five years ago,” said Marcus Weeks, Senior Vice President, Senior Retail Banking Officer at MVSB. “The Seacoast community and the cities of Portsmouth and Rochester have been very welcoming to MVSB expanding to the region and we know the branches will continue to thrive and grow under Jim’s leadership.” 

Carrigan joined MVSB in 2017 as Branch and Business Development Manager for the Portsmouth Branch, bringing with him more than 10 years of banking experience. He is a 2015 Hoffman-Hass Fellow for the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits and a member of the Leadership Seacoast Class of 2019. Carrigan studied Business and Communications from Southern New Hampshire University.

Carrigan regularly volunteers his time for multiple community organizations, including the Krempels Center in Portsmouth, Parma Music Festival and the gardens at the Monarch School of New England’s horticultural program. He lives on a licensed wildlife sanctuary with this wife and two kids and enjoys baking and gardening.

MVSB has locations throughout the Lakes Region and opened its Portsmouth branch in 2017 to expand its footprint in the Seacoast region. The new Rochester location will bridge a geographic gap between MVSB’s two nearest locations in Alton and Portsmouth, offering added convenience for current banking customers who live closer to the Rochester area or who travel between the Lakes Region and Seacoast for work, school, healthcare or recreation. For more info, visit