NEW FACES

Valerie Coolong has joined Camden National Bank as assistant vice president, commercial banking officer, based in the Waldoboro branch. She most recently served as home services manager at Knickerbocker Group. 

Stephen Eastman has joined MetLife Bank as a reverse mortgage consultant. He previously worked as a reverse mortgage specialist for Financial Freedom for eight years. 

Joseph Lougee has been hired as a database developer/administrator at Diversified Business Communications. He was previously employed with Visual Business Solutions in Illinois. 

Regan Haines has joined Curtis Thaxter, attorneys at law, as a member of the real estate and general business, corporate and finance practice groups. She was previously a partner at the law firm of Brann & Isaacson, attorneys and counselors at law. 

Jaime Cerullo has joined Camden National Bank as corporate services officer based in the Lewiston branch. She previously worked at Key Bank. 

Terri Bellmore has been appointed executive director of Universal American in Maine. She has more than 25 years of contracting and network experience in the health care and the health insurance industries.

PROMOTIONS

Rick Fox has joined Legacy Publishing Co. as a media buyer. Since starting at the company in 2006, he has worked as sales representative and shift leader in the Westbrook sales center. 

Rich Davies, Katherine Gallant and Rebecca Morse have been promoted to vice president positions at Vreeland Marketing. Davies will oversee all Web design and development in addition to directing Web and electronic marketing efforts. Gallant will be responsible for managing operational functions for the agency’s multidimensional marketing campaigns. Morse will direct concept development and design across all media. 

Joe Kurlanski has been promoted to vice president at Sage Data Security Inc. of South Portland. He is a seasoned industry leader with more than 17 years of IT experience, including eight in information security.

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

Patriot Subaru has received the Chairman’s Roundtable Award from Subaru America, which is given to only 25 Subaru dealerships throughout the country. 

Mary Liberty of Windham received the GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. She was one of five recipients throughout the country honored for the role that program coordinators play in the success of a medical residency program. 

Nadeau Orthodontics has completed its Green Business Certification, making it the first Certified Green Orthodontist in Maine.

GENERAL

Jeffrey Bennett, a shareholder in the Bennett Law Firm of Portland, has been elected to the board of directors of Easter Seals of Maine. 

Gail Kingsley and Brian Champion have been named as fellows to the Maine Bar Foundation. They are both attorneys at Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion LLC. 

Little Dolphin School for Early Education has announced its board of trustees, including Susan Austin, Steve Brier as executive director, Jennine Cannizzo as vice chairman, Shawna Chigro-Rogers, Amy Conlon, Catherine Daniels, Angela Dirsa Hansen as secretary, Dan Koloski as chairman and Christopher Lewis as treasurer. 

Paula Banks, a certified geriatric care manager from Cape Elizabeth, has been elected to the board of trustees for Seventy-Five State Street, an independent and assisted living community for senior citizens in Portland. She has worked with the elderly in various capacities for more than 25 years.