Millbury Savings elects seven to its Board of Corporators.
Millbury Savings Bank recently added seven new members to its Board of Corporators. Sakar Bhasin, Thomas J. “TJ” Conte, John K. Direnzo, Jr., James F. Langway, Jessica Narrow, Monica Neronha, and Karen J. Stamps each have been elected to a 10-year term.
Sakar is the president and chief executive officer of OSR Laundry Corp., which owns and operates several self-service laundromats in New England. He is also a real estate developer specializing in inner urban strip malls. Sakar relocated to United States from India in 2010, and earned his Bachelor of Science from Greenwich University in London in 2002. He and his family live in Millbury.
TJ is a partner in the law firm of Mirick O'Connell, and is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in the areas of business litigation, real estate, and construction. He received his Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from the College of the Holy Cross. In 2015, TJ was appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission by Governor Charlie Baker. He is also a member of the Worcester County and Boston Bar Associations and is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. TJ and his family live in Worcester.
John is owner of Direnzo Towing & Recovery, Direnzo’s Garage, and Above All Signs and Graphics, all based in Millbury, with more than 66 employees and 100 pieces of equipment. He graduated from St. John's High School in Shrewsbury, and then worked as a heavy equipment operator for John S. Lane and Sons, a construction quarry company. John is vice president of Statewide Towing Association, Inc., and currently lives in Millbury.
Jim is owner and president of Langway Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Cadillac, and Buick dealerships located in Newport, Rhode Island, as well as Manchester and Bennington, Vermont. A native of Worcester and Shrewsbury, Jim earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Boston College. He currently lives in Wellesley.
Jessica is vice president, Operations and Finance, within Fidelity Investments’ Benefits Consulting Group, and before that served as an actuarial analyst with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Business Studies from Providence College and is an active member of St. Brigid’s Parish. She and her family live in Millbury.
Monica is vice president of Legal Services for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. She received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Vermont Law School and her Bachelor of Science from University of Southern Maine. She currently serves on the board of directors of both Ronald McDonald House of Providence and the YWCA of Greater Rhode Island. A native of Millbury, Monica currently lives in Grafton.
Karen is tax partner for Stowe & Degon, a full service public accounting and consulting firm based in Westborough. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Bryant University, and is a member of both the American Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. She also was the founder of the group Connecting Women’s Leaders (CWL) at the Milford Chamber of Commerce. She and her family live in Uxbridge.