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    Tuesday Jun 23, 2015 | 12:00 pm

    Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence names new administrator

    Peggy Farrington was named the new administrator at Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence in Portland, effective July 1. Farrington has extensive experience in healthcare administration and a track record of instituting and employing innovative programs focused on providing compassionate, quality care for residents. She has served as interim administrator since January. Susan McDonough, vice president of strategy and system development for Covenant Health, which manages the facility, said in a press release […]

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    Monday Jun 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm

    Nicole Avery named executive director of Cancer Community Center

    Nicole Avery was hired as executive director of the Cancer Community Center in South Portland. Avery has been involved with the center for the past six years. She served in numerous capacities including trustee, president of the board, and a volunteer support group facilitator. Avery has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit work. She previously served as vice president of development for the United Way of Central Maryland, where […]

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    Monday Jun 22, 2015 | 8:15 am

    Mainers On the Move

    NEW HIRES Judiann Ferretti Smith was named executive director of the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership. Smith, of Yarmouth, held key leadership roles at Spurwink for the past 18 years. She currently serves as vice president of strategy and government relations at Spurwink. She succeeds James Harnar, who retired in May following a 30-year career in Maine’s health sector. Community Credit Union has hired Cheyenne Davis as a member […]

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    Thursday Jun 04, 2015 | 9:49 am

    Thursday’s On the Move

    NEW FACES Down East Enterprise, Inc. recently added Jeff Howland and Ian Rothwell to its marketing department. Howland joined as a digital strategist. He has several years of digital marketing experience with Dream Local Digital. Prior to that, he worked at Bank of America. Rothwell joined the firm as a marketing designer. He is a co-founder of the blog RanWhenParked.net, which has been sharing unique automotive finds, news and history […]

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    Thursday May 28, 2015 | 11:00 am

    Thursday’s On the Move

    NEW FACES The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has hired Nancy McKechnie as its new executive director, Most recently, McKechnie was employed as the deputy director of workforce development with Eastern Maine Development Corporation in Bangor. She is a former elementary school teacher, small business owner and operator, and has served in various community and economic development roles. Jeffrey Gleason joined the YMCA Camp of Maine as its new executive […]

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    Tuesday May 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm

    Portland Buy Local hires brand ambassador

    Jennifer Thompson joined Portland Buy Local as a brand ambassador. Thompson, of Portland, becomes the sole paid employee of the organization. In this role, she will provide support to business members and outreach to the general public about the importance of supporting independent businesses. Thompson also serves as program manager for the Portland Farmers’ Market. She previously served as administrator for the former Casco Bay Tech Hub. “We are thrilled to have […]

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    Thursday May 21, 2015 | 4:00 am

    Thursday’s On the Move

    NEW HIRES Gorrill Palmer expanded its staff with two engineers. Asher Anderson and Christi Holmes joined the firm’s land development group. Anderson joined as a construction inspector. He graduated from Central Maine Community. Holmes joined as a design engineer. She graduated from the University of Maine in 2010, where she was a founding member of Engineers without Borders. Sevee and Maher Engineers, Inc., an engineering consulting firm in Cumberland, hired […]

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    Tuesday May 19, 2015 | 8:00 am

    New hires, promotions

    NEW HIRES Kristen Schwindt-Brown, M.D., joined the staff and faculty at the Central Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency in Lewiston. Brown served an internship and residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She held numerous clinical positions at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Steven Plourde has joined Norway Savings Bank as vice president, compliance officer. Plourde brings more than 16 years […]

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    Thursday May 14, 2015 | 12:00 pm

    Thursday’s On the Move

    NEW HIRES Christina Ferrari joined Bernstein Shur’s Manchester, New Hampshire, office to practice in its litigation group. Ferrari was previously a litigation associate at a Concord, New Hampshire, firm, where she represented individuals and entities in complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts, and where her practice included business litigation, administrative law, employment law and appellate advocacy. Michael Stein has recently joined Wright-Pierce as a senior project manager […]

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