NEW FACES

Kimberly Bustamante and Wendy Flynn have joined HealthInfoNet. Bustamante has been hired as manager of administration and finance. She most recently worked as director of finance and administration for the Maine Center for Public Health. Flynn, who has been hired as project manager, most previously worked at TRS Implementation as manager and senior product consultant for Enwisen.

Ryan Bishop has joined Kennebunk Savings as vice president in corporate lending division. He began his banking career as a credit analyst and a real estate broker, most recently associated with Centrix Bank in Portsmouth, N.H., as assistant vice president, commercial loan officer.

• David Versel has been hired as senior planner for Planning Decisions. He has 13 years of professional experience in Maine and throughout the country in providing real estate market, fiscal and economic impact and tourism studies, community economic development strategies and comprehensive plans.

Bryan Thomas has been named regional office administrator at Pierce Atwood LLC for administrative operations in the Portsmouth, N.H., Boston and Providence, R.I., offices.

PROMOTIONS

Dennis Meehan, Seth Shuman, Ray Mathew and Eric Little have been promoted to senior account executives with the Maine Red Claws. The promotion recognizes their outstanding customer service during the team’s inaugural season.

Adam Gravel, wildlife biologist in Stantec’s Topsham office, has been promoted to associate and named leader of the office’s ecological services group. He and his team have assisted with the environmental permitting process for hundreds of wind farm sites, studying the potential effects of wind turbines on bird and bat migration patterns.

• Diversified Business Communications of Portland recently announced the following promotions: Heather Palmeter, who joined the company in 2001, was promoted to senior coordinator. Anthony Martin, who joined the company in 2007, was promoted to director of the project management office. Lisa Keller, who has been with the company since 2005, was promoted to conference manager, and Kristin Bathe, who has been with the company since 2006, was promoted to application support manager.

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

The Amy Alward Insurance Agency recently marked its 20th year in business. The office is in South Portland.

Oak Point Associates, an architecture and engineering firm in Biddeford, was presented a Citation Award by the national AIA Committee on Architecture for Education.

GENERAL

• The Maine Municipal Association recently announced the following elections; Mark Green, Sanford town manager, will replace John Sylvester as president; Sophia Wilson, Brownville town manager, will serve as vice president; and Michelle Beal, Ellsworth city manager, Marston Lovell, Saco city councilor, and Robert Yandow, York town manager, all were elected to three-year terms.

• The medical transcription firm NEMT has joined the Health Story Project, firm President Linda Sullivan said. The project is a collaborative effort by transcription firms, health care providers and associations to standardize the way medical records are created and shared.

Tom Ouellette, founder and president of Budget Document Technology, with offices in Lewiston and Bangor, is the 2010-11 president-elect of the Business Technology Association, a trade group headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.

Sean O’Hare, CPA of O’Hare Associates CPAs, has been named president of the Maine Society of CPAs for a two-year term. He is licensed in Maine and Massachusetts and has been a member of the society since 1996.

Charles Lyons, president of York Community College, was recently appointed to the Maine Compact for Higher Education Board of Directors. He was also recently appointed to the New England College Council Board.

Michael D. Banks of Falmouth, Elizabeth Shorr of Portland and Christopher Jerome of Falmouth have been named to the board of trustees for Youth Alternatives.