NEW FACES

Matthew Simard, Michael Robin and Helen Belisle have joined Northeast Financial at Northeast Bank. Simard and Robin will serve as financial consultants, and Belisle is a registered customer service specialist.

 

Karen Jones of Falmouth joined Keller Williams Realty as an associate broker. She is a member of the Portland Board of Realtors and has been in the industry for nearly 12 years.

 

Keith Damon has joined Berry Dunn McNeil & Parker, CPAs and management consultants, in the Portland office. He will serve as a senior consultant and brings to the company more than 25 years of experience working with municipal and state government organizations in the areas of information technology and business operations.

 

Suzanne McCormick has joined the staff of United Way of Greater Portland as president and chief executive officer. She most recently served in the same capacity at People’s Regional Opportunity Program and was formerly the chief executive officer of the American Red Cross of southern Maine.

 

PROMOTIONS

Jennifer Bell Corbett was promoted to vice president, mortgage sales manager, at Maine Bank & Trust. She has been with the bank since 2002 and has more than 17 years of banking experience.

 

Marc Belanger and Sean Ferguson have been elevated to officer positions with CCB Inc. of Westbrook. Belanger, vice president of operations, joined the company in 1999. Ferguson, CPA, CCIFP, controller, joined the company in 2008.

 

Pam DiPietro Hale has joined the community banking team at Maine Bank & Trust as vice president, small business loan officer. She will be based in Yarmouth and has been with the bank since 1995.

 

Mark Adelson has been named executive director of the Portland Housing Authority after serving as the active executive director since November 2009. He joined the authority in 2004 as deputy executive director and was responsible for daily operations and general management of the agency.

 

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

Lutheran Social Services of New England received the Partnership Award at Coastal Enterprises Inc.’s annual meeting. The organization was recognized for its work in Concord, N.H., as the primary provider of workforce training and job placement for recently arriving refugees.

 

Tim Acord, a broker with Coldwell Banker Realty in Brunswick, received the Sustaining Community Award at Coastal Enterprises Inc.’s annual meeting. He was honored for his commitment to the community and family, as well as a dedicated supporter of the enterprises.

 

Chet Randall, a staff attorney at Pine Tree Legal Assistance, received the Founder’s Award at Coastal Enterprises Inc.’s annual meeting. He was recognized as a leader of Maine’s efforts to address predatory lending practices and growing foreclosures.

 

Geoff Gattis, executive vice president of commercial lending at Bath Savings Institution, was recognized for his leadership on Coastal Enterprises Inc.’s board of directors, retiring from the board after 15 years of service.

 

Pender Lazenby of Falmouth, vice president and commercial lending officer at Northeast Bank in Lewiston, has bee awarded Portland SCORE’s Chairman’s Cup, recognizing outstanding service and time contributed to the organization. He is one of SCORE’s Writing a Business Plan workshop leaders and consistently receives high evaluation ratings from attendees.

 

Carolyn Lamontagne of Saco has been awarded Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution’s 2009 A. William Kany Jr. Community Service Award. She has been with the bank since 1979 and exemplifies Kany’s passion for community service and helping others. The bank will donate $500 to the Salvation Army in her name.

 

Bill McQuaid, chief information officer at Parkview Adventist Medical Center, has been nominated for Chief Security Officer of the Year by SC Magazine, a monthly print publication for computer security professionals. He has been a driving force behind the hospital’s movement to develop a fully integrated and secure medical records system.

 

GENERAL

Paul Mitchell and Victoria Murphy have been nominated for reappointment to the University of Maine System board of trustees. In addition, Gov. John Baldacci has also nominated Samuel Collins, Michelle Hood and Benjamin Goodman. Mitchell has been with the GHM Agency for 51 years, Murphy is the co-owner of Pan Atlantic Consultants, Collins has worked at S.W. Collins Company for 29 years, Hood has served as president and CEO of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems for four years and Goodman would serve as a student member of the board of trustees.

 

Heather Worroll, owner of the UPS Store in Millcreek Plaza, and Chad Wight, store associate, were sworn in as notaries by Dedimus Justice William G. Maners at the store in order to offer more extensive hours with available notaries. They will be able to certify copies of private documents, affidavits and acknowledge instruments related to real estate transfers.