Business of the Month


Mary Ann Chapman, owner


Why are you in this business?
I love it. I love helping people figure out what they need and helping people who do t know what they might need.

How long have you been in business?
Over 20 years at different agencies

What makes your business different?
You’re not just a policy number with me, you’re a friend. I work with you to make sure you get the best prices for exactly what you need and make sure you’re not paying for anything you don’t need.

Call Mary Ann today for your all your insurance needs. 603-673-4500, or email her at


Allison Hope, owner

What does your business do?

Allison Hope Photography specializes in portrait photography but we also do weddings, events, and some school and sports photography.

Why are you in this business?
I am in this business because I love it! I am a fine art major who found their medium to be photography and I love working with people.

Is there anything that makes your business unique or different from others in same field?

We are a full-service studio that creates custom albums and wall portraits. We also offer customized storytelling portraits that are a collaboration between the client and Allison. The seek to create a fine art portrait image that will be a fine art piece on the client’s wall.

Allison is a Master Photographer as well as a Certified Professional Photographer.

You can reach the business at 603-867-4970 or


David Cookman, owner

What does your business do?

We do residential remodeling, specializing in kitchen, bath, decks and basements.

Why are you in this business?

I come from a family of entrepreneurs – I was always was building tree forts as a kid,  so I kind of fell into it.

Is there anything that makes your business unique or different from others in same field?

I do one job at a time. You are my only client – you get 100% percent of my focus. I’m in the Wants Business, not Needs, so you get the best quality, best of my time and all of my focus to ensure all your visions come
true. I am also  licensed in Massachusetts.

Learn more about SD Cookman at


Elizabeth Bellemore, Assistant Branch manager, Community ambassador

What does your business do?

Citizens Bank offers a wide variety of financial services. The bank will work with clients to find the best fit for them, based on their individual situations, with a variety of financial products. In doing so, we work hard to change the image of bankers. Our top priority is doing what is right for the customer.

Citizens Bank also hosts seminars at businesses and schools to teach the fundamentals of banking

Is there anything that makes your business unique or different from others in same field?

At Citizens Bank, we try to make it a personalized experience; you are not just a bank account. We care about our customers. We get to know our customers on a more personal level than larger banks.

We offer so much more than just checking and savings accounts. We do credit cards, investments, lending, retirement planning and more. We can help you in many ways, not just in making deposits.

Visit Citizens Bank at 11 Church Street, Goffstown, or at the branch in Hannaford Supermarket, 605 Mast Road, Goffstown.

To reach Elizabeth Bellemore, call her at 497-2523, or email at To learn more about Citizens Bank, visit them online at