R&L Associates, Inc. and The Aries Group, President & CEO Honored

R & L Associates

Fran Dichner, President and CEO of R and L Associates

Beverly, November 21, 2011- The North Shore Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for the first Annual “North Shore Distinguished Leadership Awards” at the North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 with Keynote Speaker, U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R). This event attracted over 500 businesses and community leaders. This Awards Program recognized leading individuals from the Region. The award recipients received recognition certificates from Senator Brown and Congressman Tierney.

Fran Dichner, President and CEO, of R&L Associates, Inc, and The Aries Group, were recognized as one of the finalists based on her leadership and involvement in the community, as well as her high level of creativity, innovation & determination. R & L Associates Inc. and The Aries Group is a full service Staffing Firm located on the North Shore in Beverly, MA. Fran is truly honored to have received this award, and would like to thank the North Shore Chamber of Commerce for their kind words and recognition. “Commitment to caring and community has been an ongoing initiative of R & L Associates and The Aries Group. It is part of our corporate culture and a focus of mine since my assuming the CEO/President role.  I feel that it is not just about making a living, but also making a difference. As business owners and leaders, it is our obligation to give back and build not only our businesses, but better communities,” states Dichner.

About R&L Associates, Inc & the Aries Group, Inc:

R & L Associates, Inc., and The Aries Group is a multi-million-dollar woman-owned staffing, Human Resource Solution Firm with several divisions, including a national contract engineering division, the Aries Group, Inc. R & L continues to provide clients and candidates with the kind of personal, exceptional service that comes from more than 37 years of experience in the staffing industry.

R & L Associates and CEO/President, Fran Dichner have been recognized with a National Stevie Award and Boston Business Journal’s Community Spirit Award.  Fran is a North Shore Top 100 recipient and has been active in supporting Girls’ Inc., the American Red Cross, United Way, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Salem State University and the Jimmy Fund

In moving forward in their community outreach for the coming year, R & L Associates and the Aries Group will be focused on the efforts of assisting military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in their job searches and career counseling.