Business Briefs: Rush named VP at Berkshire County Arc

Rush named VP at Berkshire County Arc

Jennifer Rush has been named Berkshire County Arc's Vice President of Residential and Clinical Services, the organization has announced.

In this role, Rush will oversee the management of the agency's 37 residential programs, Shared Living Program, and Behavioral Clinical Supports for all individuals served through the daily implementation of polices and procedures, supervision of staff, maintaining budgets, evaluation of services and review for quality assurance.

She previously served as the director of the intensive treatment unit at Hillcrest Educational Centers, the vice president of operations for Northern Berkshire Healthcare and most recently as the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services' area director for Franklin and Hampshire counties.

PHS grad named director of management firm

Pittsfield High School graduate Nicole P. Douillet has been appointed executive director responsible for business development and client portfolio management at Cornerstone Capital Investment Management, a financial services firm based in New York City.

Douillet is the daughter of Roger and Patty Douillet of Pittsfield.

A recognized leader in the world of impact investing, Douillet previously served as head of product innovation for Credit Suisse's New Markets division, She created the ground-breaking Credit Suisse LGBT Equality Index. Douillet also spent 14 years as a trader and portfolio manager in the CS proprietary trading group.

Douillet holds a degree in finance and business economics from Notre Dame University .

Hilltown Directory soliciting listings

The 2017 Hilltown Business Directory, which includes six eastern Berkshire County towns, is currently soliciting listings. It has been published by the Hilltown CDC for 30 years to help make hundreds of Hilltown businesses more visible and more viable.

Becket, Dalton, Hinsdale, Peru, Washington and Windsor are included in the directory.

Reservation forms are available at, or from Bea van Hagke at 413 296-4536 or The deadline for solicitations is Friday, Oct. 14.


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