Alyssa Lajoie, from Milford, was hired as a marketing coordinator at CIL, a Hartford, Connecticut-based real estate developer for nonprofits, service providers and municipalities.

His responsibilities include the production and development of internal and external marketing communication materials.

Lajoie previously worked in the marketing department for a construction manager.

Founded in 1979, CIL develops and maintains housing and other community resources that provide affordability, accessibility and independence to those in need. She also offers expertise in the development, financing, design, construction and zoning of complex projects.


Leigh-Ann Larson, CEO of Elevate Counseling Services, was recently certified as a Bereavement Educator.

This designation further enhances her credentials and experience in the bereavement counseling specialty.


The certification was awarded upon successful completion of a comprehensive bereavement training program led by renowned bereavement expert David Kessler. It was an intense three-month training course, including both laboratory elements and lectures.

Elevate Counseling Services is a private group practice of behavioral health professionals. It has offices in Bellingham, Easton, Lakeville and Raynham.


George L. Drummey, executive vice president of real estate and real estate development for TJX Companies Inc. in Framingham, has joined the board of directors of Cardinal Cushing Centers.

Drummey joined TJX in 2005 as Vice President and Director of Real Estate, assuming responsibility for real estate development a year later. As Head of Real Estate, he is primarily responsible for the growth of the stores of all US brands and the real estate development of the distribution centers.


Drummey holds an MA from Kent State University and a BA from Salem State College. He is a director of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Cardinal Cushing Centers help people with intellectual disabilities gain independence, form lasting friendships, and become valued and inclusive members of their communities.


Jane maloney, of Watertown, was hired by the Sudbury Valley Trustees as steward of the land.

His responsibilities include playing a critical role in the organization’s efforts to control invasive plants on its properties and to maintain hiking trails for public use.


Maloney holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Saint Michael’s College in Vermont. Previously, she worked for the Appalachian Mountain Club in Boston, where her responsibilities included managing volunteers who maintain hiking trails, and for the Umpqua Watersheds in Roseburg, Ore., Where she worked on programs. conservation education for children and families.

The Sudbury Valley Trustees is a non-profit land trust that protects the natural areas and agricultural land in the region around the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord rivers.