NEW FACES

Patrick DeCourcey and Michele Tanguay have joined Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.

DeCourcey, of Cumberland, joined the bank as a loan officer in the bank’s South Portland branch. He previously worked for Northeast Bank. Tanguay, of Saco, joined the bank as a customer service representative in the bank’s Saco branch. She was previously a manager of Bangor Savings’ Biddeford branch. 

Stephanie Griffin has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a receptionist in the company’s Camden office.

Griffin, of Camden, is attending the University of Maine in Augusta, working toward a bachelor’s degree in public administration. She also plans to earn a certificate in human resource management from UMA in December. 

Ann Prescott has recently joined Markings Gallery as a partner. Prescott, of Bath, is an accomplished wood turner, offering pieces from artistic bowls to unique elements of furniture. Markings, a gallery on Front Street in Bath, opened in May 2010. 

Jane M. Franchetti was named assistant director of nursing for Care & Comfort, a statewide Home Health and Mental Health Care Agency. Franchetti has been in the nursing field for 15 years. She was previously with Franklin Memorial Hospital and worked as an occupational health nurse for Verso Paper Company. 

Steven Foskett has joined Tilson Technology Management as a senior consultant. Foskett was previously an owner of Foskett Consulting, whose clients included the Northcross Group, Great Falls Marketing and The Mesa Group. 

James Koelbl has been named dean of the College of Dental Medicine at the University of New England. Koelbl, of Claremont, Calif., is the founding dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, Calif. and will join UNE in April. 

Caitlin Gutheil and Erika Gould have joined the Maine Chapter of March of Dimes.

Gutheil, of Portland, was appointed director of program services. She was previously a senior manager of wellness products at Health Dialog, a care management company.

Gould, of Bath, was named community director. She has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, including event, fundraising and community relations experience from the Chewonki Foundation and the American Cancer Society. 

Heath Cabot has joined the faculty at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor. Cabot earned her doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of California last year. She previously held a postdoctoral position at Princeton University. 

Ian McCracken has been hired at Landry/French Construction as an estimator. McCracken previously worked for Wrenn Construction in New Hampshire. 

Mikaela Wentworth and Anthony Trask have been hired as attorneys at Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor.

Wentworth will join the firm’s real estate practice. She was previously an associate at Devine, Millimet & Branch, P.A. in Manchester, N.H., and at Elliott & MacLean, LLP in Camden.

Trask is a 1995 graduate of Suffolk University Law School and will join the firm’s litigation practice. He previously practiced with his brother at a small Presque Isle-based firm, Currier & Trask. 

Timothy Eichfeld has joined Diversified Business Communications in Portland as a NET developer. Eichfeld was previously with Microsoft Corp. in Seattle. 

PROMOTIONS

Diversified Business Communications in Portland promoted the following people: Tim Flynn, to senior project manager; Dana Maletze, to human resources project manager; Dennis Gears, to integrated sales manager; Alberto Means, to sales representative; Diane Raymond, to senior direct marketing services coordinator; Danica Rosenthal Schroth, to project manager; Jes Hathaway, to editor-in-chief; Jerry Fraser, to group publisher; Adam Violette, to senior systems administrator; and Don Taylor, to reporting and analytics operations manager. 

Melanie Lee, branch manager at Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution’s South Portland branch, was promoted to vice president. Lee, of Saco, joined the bank in 1989. 

Care & Comfort, a statewide home health care, mental health care and home modification specialist agency, has promoted Carol Davis and Joe Tinkham.

Davis, of New Sharon, was promoted to billing manager. She will oversee all billing operations for the agency’s three divisions. She joined Care & Comfort in 2000 as a staffing coordinator and later became a staffing supervisor and home health program manager.

Tinkham, of Wilton, was promoted to quality assurance manager. He has been the quality assurance supervisor since 2007. 

GENERAL

Eaton Peabody Consulting Group has acquired Maine Tomorrow. The firms will operate under the EPCG name in Augusta and will offer a range of consulting services to public and private sectors and nonprofit organizations. 

John Shumadine, an attorney and director at the Portland law firm Murray, Plumb & Murray, was elected to the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland.

Shumadine, of Portland, specializes in land use and environmental law, municipal law, and real estate litigation. 

The U.S. Small Business Administration named KeyBank as the top lender in dollars of SBA loans in Maine during fiscal year 2010. KeyBank made loans worth nearly $10.5 million to small businesses in Maine. 

Penobscot Bay Medical Center’s Department of Radiology recently achieved accreditation from the American College of Radiology for its Siemens Somatom Sensation CT scanner. The scanner was accredited for both pediatric and adult patients. 

Paquin & Carroll Insurance, a Biddeford-based insurance agency, changed its name to P&C Insurance. 

AtmosForecast in Portland recently expanded to provide meteorological guidance for Iberdrola USA in New York. Atmosforecast’s local team, managed by Paul Cousins, has consulted extensively with Central Maine Power, also a division of Iberdrola.