Thursday March 5, 2015
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Thursday March 5, 2015

Contributors: Business - People on the Move

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    Monday Mar 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm

    Financial services news

    NEW HIRES The First Bancorp has hired Tony McKim as president and chief executive officer of the company and its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, The First, N.A. McKim joined the company as executive vice president, chief operating officer and member of the board of directors in 2005. He assumed the title of president and COO in 2014. A native of Eastport, McKim is involved in several non-profit and banking related associations […]

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    Monday Feb 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm

    Mainers On the Move

    NEW HIRES Tony Bragalone joinedLandry/French Construction as a site superintendent. Bragalone brings 10 years of experience managing the construction of health care projects while working for the firm Robins & Morton. Jess Townsend was named director of operations for the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. Townsend will manage the organization’s daily facility operations, community services and program offerings, and its animal intake and adoption program. Previously, she joined Washington […]

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    Thursday Feb 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm

    Banking news

    Norway Savings Bank promoted the following people on its staff. Jason Fitzgerald was named vice president and branch manager at Norway Savings in Kennebunk. Fitzgerald has over 13 years of banking experience. He joined Norway Savings in 2012 as assistant vice president, branch manager in Kennebunk. Brittany Robidoux was promoted to assistant vice president and trust officer at Norway Savings Bank Asset Management Group. She joined the group in 2011 and recently earned her […]

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    Monday Feb 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm

    Businesses announce new hires, awards, etc.

    NEW HIRES Jay St. John was promoted to senior vice president, retail banking at Biddeford Savings. St. John joined Biddeford Savings in 2009 as vice president of residential and consumer lending. Most recently, he served as senior vice president. He will now manage the residential loan area and be responsible for overseeing all aspects of branch sales and operations. Gayle Myers, a certified adult nurse practitioner, has joined the practice […]

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    Tuesday Jan 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm

    Maine Arts Commission hires new assistant director

    Linda Nelson, founding executive director of Opera House Arts in Stonington, was hired as assistant director of the Maine Arts Commission. Nelson previously served as a commission member from 2006 to 2010. She brings more than 25 years of experience working in nonprofit and media organizations. As assistant director, Nelson will be responsible for the agency’s day-to-day operations, including budgeting, strategic planning and human resources. She will assume her new […]

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    Monday Jan 19, 2015 | 5:00 pm

    Companies across southern Maine announce new hires

    The Elmina B. Sewall Foundation has hired Lauress Wilkins Lawrence as program officer. Lawrence, of Portland, brings extensive experience in community outreach, social justice, education, international service and grant making. For the past 20 years, she has served both as a faculty member and program director at Regis College near Boston.  There, she taught religious studies and philosophy, as well as courses in women’s studies, history and Spanish. She also […]

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  • Wednesday Jan 14, 2015 | 3:00 pm

    Norton Insurance acquires the Brennan Insurance Agency

    Norton Insurance announced Wednesday that it has acquired the Brennan Insurance Agency of Winthrop. Locally owned and operated since 1991, Brennan Insurance offers personal and commercial insurance to individuals and businesses in Winthrop and the surrounding communities. “Over the past several years, Norton Insurance Agency has made a strategic commitment to Kennebec County,” Jeffory Begin, president of Norton Insurance, said in a press release. “In 2013, Norton acquired the Davis […]

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    Wednesday Jan 07, 2015 | 9:00 am

    The Salvation Army hires new planned giving director

    Amy Anderson has joined the Salvation Army of Northern New England as the planned giving director. Anderson, of Yarmouth, brings extensive experience in nonprofit fundraising, training and organizational development. She has raised funds for organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and United Way. She also worked at the Maine Cancer Foundation, Cancer Community Center and Ovation Fundraising Counsel. As the Planned Giving […]

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    Tuesday Jan 06, 2015 | 3:00 pm

    Sunday River ski resort announces changes within its sales team

    Mark Look re-joined the Sunday River team as director of conference sales.  He worked there from 2006 through 2011 as a conference sales manager. He will now lead the resorts conference and wedding sales team. Rick Rose was hired as conference sales manager. He brings more than a decade of event sales and service experience for several hospitality companies as well as higher education institutions. He specializes in corporate and […]

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