Press Release

For Immediate Release

Trish Ballantyne
New Hampshire Made
539 Calef Hwy #104
Epping, NH  03042
Phone: 603-679-9800
Email:  trish@nhmade.com
Website:  www.nhmade.com

Epping, NH, December, 2015 – The NH MADE board of trustees is very pleased to announce that Alice Pearce of North Woodstock, NH has joined the team to serve as the organization’s new Executive Director. In early December, Alice began working alongside outgoing Executive Director Trish Ballantyne. In her new capacity with NH MADE, Pearce will work with the board and team on deepening the organization’s financial base, strengthening current programs and partnerships, and developing new marketing opportunities.

Pearce served most recently as Executive Director of NH Granite State Ambassadors, and prior to that, for 21 years as President of Ski NH. In recognition of her efforts at Ski NH, Pearce received Ski NH’s Whitney Award for outstanding contribution to the NH ski industry and a Gubernatorial Commendation for service and commitment to one of New Hampshire’s most important industries.

“NH Made is excited to welcome Alice Pearce as our new Executive Director. Alice has been working with New Hampshire nonprofit organizations for many years. Her experience, talent and love of our state will enable NH Made to grow our organization and better serve our members,” commented Kristine Mossey, Chair of the NH MADE Board of Directors.

“I’m looking forward to getting to know our members and working with them and our team to help grow and develop their businesses. The board and staff are committed and passionate about what we do, and I’m excited to be able to help further develop and enhance NH MADE’s programs and services,” added Pearce.

Pearce is a graduate of Leadership NH, and has served on several state and local boards, including the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Travel & Tourism, the NH Travel Council, NH Public Television Board of Governors and the Lincoln-Woodstock School Board. NH MADE is a not-for-profit member organization guided by a mission to strengthen New Hampshire’s economy by increasing the awareness of and demand for New Hampshire made products and services. Feel great about investing in your local economy by supporting small businesses close to home! For unique ideas or to learn more about NH MADE and its 800 members state-wide, visit www.nhmade.com or call 603-679-9800.