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Catapult Seacoast Names 10 to Watch

Published Tuesday Jun 19, 2018

Catapult Seacoast, in partnership with Seacoast Media Group, recently held the fifth annual 10 to Watch contest, which encourages entries from young professionals ages 21 to 40 who live and/or work in the Seacoast New Hampshire area and southern York County.

The 10 winners were chosen by a Stay Work Play New Hampshire-curated panel of outside judges.

  • Joe Cheslock, 30, of Dover, is product manager at Bottomline Technologies in Portsmouth.
  • Kristen Crawford, 34, of Dover, is director of development and entrepreneurship networks at AlphaLoft in Portsmouth.
  • Samuel Despins, 28, of Dover, is assistant project manager for GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. in Bedford.
  • Rachael Ela, 36, of Exeter, is vice president and branch manager for Optima Bank & Trust in Exeter.
  • Angela Hanscom, 39, of Barrington, is founder of TimberNook in Barrington where she is a pediatric occupational therapist.
  • Tom Loughman, 33, of Hampton, is director of safety, health and environment for AECOM.
  • Caleigh MacPherson, 27, of Lee, is an engineering management consultant for HydroComp in Durham.
  • Carrie Penna, 35, of Portsmouth, is executive director of Seacoast Soul Models in Kittery, Maine.
  • Alex Vandermark, 34, of Portsmouth, is owner of The Juicery in Portsmouth and The Juicery, The Soupery and Maine Squeeze in multiple locations.
  • Amanda Woods, 31, of York, Maine, has the title of power house at Wiggly Bridge Distillery in York.
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