Meet Our Members
Below is a partial list of GBBN members, including short descriptions of each member’s business. We encourage you to visit their web sites directly to learn more about them.
Amity Insurance is dedicated to meeting all of your insurance needs. We specialize in insurance solutions for a variety of industries including restaurants, legal malpractice, condo associations and any type of business insurance. We also service all of your personal insurance needs – home, auto and umbrella. At Amity, we feel it’s important to understand your needs and find the right policy at the right price.
Our firm has been the recipient of the “Best Products and Service” Award from The Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly. We are licensed in nearly fifty states and have over 30 years of experience in the industry.
Mr. Fox was a founding member of Stone, Fox & Ladd, formed in 1983, and then practiced as a sole practitioner until the formation of Fox & Foner, LLP, which merged with BWSB in August, 2003. He has over twenty-five years of experience in real estate and estate planning. He has represented mortgage lenders in thousands of real estate closings. For many years, he has represented Massachusetts Credit Unions as both general counsel and as Real Estate counsel and has held seminars for credit union members on estate planning and home buying. Mr. Fox is a title insurance agent for First American, Fidelity, Lawyers. Commonwealth and Old Republic Title Insurance Companies.
In addition to lender representation, Mr. Fox has represented developers, sellers and buyers in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. He has spoken at numerous first time home buyer seminars, and has been a frequent speaker in the City of Boston Home Ownership Initiative Program. Mr. Fox has also performed extensive work handling foreclosures, construction contracts, leasing and general corporate matters, as well as estate planning.
Patrick O’Donnell is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable real estate agents in New England. Patrick is a Designated Realtor member of the Plymouth & South Shore Board and former chairman of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, community services. Because he consistently maintains the reputation of being service–oriented and understanding, Patrick has an outstanding performance record over the years as a top-producing agent. Patrick’s customers, clients and even other brokers ask, “How does Patrick do it?” Buyers and sellers agree Patrick is the best choice for a real estate agent to get the job done!
Patrick’s in-depth training includes special real estate courses such as Real Estate Practice, Economics, Financing, Property Management, Legal Aspects, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Investments, Exchanges, Taxation, and Creative Financing. Patrick’s customers and clients continually comment on his warm personality and personal commitment in making their Real Estate transactions a pleasurable experience.
If you are looking for knowledge, experience, professionalism, integrity and personal service in a Real Estate Agent, you willl find that Patrick O’Donnell has all of these qualities.
Patrick O’Donnell also provides expertise in Short Sales & foreclosures having successfully closed millions in transactions both as a listing agent and buyers’ agent.
Founded locally in 1969 by Marshall M. Sloane, Century Bank is the largest family-run bank in New England. Century Bank is a $4.5 billion asset bank operating 27 offices in 20 cities and towns in Massachusetts.
Our vision is very simple. We are focused on one thing. We help our clients create extraordinary businesses.
Specializing in closely held, family-owned businesses, Dennis & Associates has a basic philosophy that President David Dennis sums up as, “We’re an entrepreneurial firm, much like many of our clients. We’re not typical accountants. In fact, our entire focus is on advice on helping our clients be more successful.”
Building lifelong client and employee relationships based upon mutual confidence and teamwork.
Located at 176 Granite Street, Quincy, just outside of Quincy Center. Granite Payroll has been in business since 2004. A full service payroll firm servicing over 400 small to medium size businesses on the South Shore of Boston.
Granite Payroll offers online, employee self service, time clocks, email, fax or phone to its clients to submit their payrolls. Granite Payroll’s dedicated staff have over twenty years of payroll experience.
Omega Financial has built a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage brokerage firm serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders and individual homebuyers.
We’re a full service mortgage broker with an experienced staff offering expertise in every area of mortgage lending… from purchase to refinance to construction lending. We have access to a full range of mortgage sources and all of our lending specialists are dedicated to finding the right loan – with the best rates, terms and costs — to meet our clients’ unique needs. But that’s just the beginning of our service. Throughout the lending process we provide regular loan updates and progress reports so clients always know the status of their loan. We also offer a special Mortgage Manager service for those considering refinancing a mortgage.
And, now it’s our pleasure to offer all of our exceptional mortgage services online. Through Omega Financial you not only have access to the best loans available in the marketplace, but you can review loan alternatives, and even apply for your loan, at your convenience, online – 24 hours a day.
Every day we help very capable professionals exceed their business development goals and reduce stress. At Our Sales Coach we work with service providers, business owners and select salespeople and guarantee their sales goals. We will help you develop a sales strategy and execute a sales process that makes sense for your business and provide coaching and training that ensures success.
People come to Our Sales Coach because they want more than just education. Some want changed behavior or a better strategy. Sales training alone will not get you the results you are looking for if you are not meeting with the right people and the right quantity. We combine the training with strategy, coaching and accountability which are essential for getting results.
PowerFlite Communications helps companies solve real world business problems using advertising, design, and digital integration. Greg Robertson is PowerFlite’s Creative Director and majority stakeholder. Over his 25+ year career, he has developed award-winning creative and smart, meaningful messages for national brands, hot start-ups, local charities, and everything in-between.
Our services include:
• Brand Development
• Marketing Strategies
• Print, Radio, TV, Videos, Outdoor, Direct Mail, Mobile, & Web Advertising
• Design of Logo/Identity Packages, Collateral, Trade Show Booths, etc.
• Web & Mobile Sites, QR Codes, Social Media Strategies, and other digital integration tools.
Our vertical market experience includes B2C and B2B work for Health Care, Packaged Goods, QSR, Retail, A/E/C, Real Estate, Business Services, Financial Services, Technology, and Media companies.
Visit the PowerFlite website to learn more, and to see samples of our creative work.
Located in Quincy, Massachusetts, Simpletek provides a comprehensive range of computer and technology solutions to small- to medium-sized business owners. GBBN member Jerry Forde bring over 35 years of diverse experience in information technology, and are committed to delivering the best service possible.
Simpletek specialties include: IT Managed Services, Backup and Online Storage, Data Recovery, Virus & Spyware Removal, Hardware/Software Installation & Repair, Server & Desktop Windows Installations & Maintenance, Technology Assessments.
Visit the Simpletek website or contact Jerry directly to learn more or to schedule service.
Solidus Editorial Solutions is a Boston-based firm that provides proofreading, copy editing, and copywriting solutions to businesses and other organizations to enhance their brands, provide thought leadership, increase search engine rankings, and engage their customers through blogging, newsletters, press releases, e-books, white papers, and social media, in addition to providing editorial consulting services.
Solidus Editorial Solutions’ staff has extensive experience in the business of communication in multiple venues, including research, medicine, education, advertising, business consulting, and the media, and is backed by a management team of editing and writing professionals with 30 years’ combined experience in the business of communication.
World Financial Group, a subsidiary of Aegon, a Global Fortune 500 company headquartered in Netherlands. World Financial Group started in 1992. In just short 24 years, we have become one of the fastest growing companies in the financial service industry today.
Through our business format system, we have created a new business career opportunity, and have solved dilemmas of thousands of families across the nation. We are truly committed in changing the saving habits of this country, and thus helping families achieve financial independence.
We represent most of the prestigious financial companies in the industry, such as Fidelity, American Funds, Prudential, Nationwide, Transamerica, to name a few. Our business is growing and expanding. And we constantly open new offices and look for high quality people. We will train new people, who can either on full time or part time basis.