NEW FACES

• Alice Barrett joined the Portland Museum of Art as a curatorial coordinator.

Barrett previously worked at the Yale University Art Gallery as a museum assistant and at HMG Search Marketing in Portland as an organic search manager and project manager.

Jeff Cain and Peter Farnsworth joined Onpoint Health Data as systems analysts.

Cain, of Portland, worked previously at the health care technology firm iMANY as a senior database administrator and Oracle developer.

Farnsworth, of Cape Elizabeth, also worked at iMANY as a senior software engineer, responsible for the design and development of contract management software and Oracle database solutions.

Colleen Grant, Nancy Norton and Lori Foster joined SeniorsPlus in Lewiston.

Grant was named a care coordinator; Norton was named an accounting specialist, and Foster joined as an admissions member services specialist I.

Charles McAllister joined Martin’s Point Health Care as vice president of information services.

McAllister has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and was previously with Idexx Laboratories, where he served as director of information technology infrastructure.

Cathy Reese, DVM, joined Maine Veterinary Referral Center and Emergency Hospital in Scarborough as a board-certified orthopedic and soft tissue veterinary surgeon.

Reese was most recently the surgery residency director at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston. She has trained more than 30 surgeons and has more than 12 years’ experience. 

Bill Richardson joined Berry Dunn McNeil & Parker, CPAs and Management Consultants as a senior consultant.

Richardson worked previously with Affiliated Computer Services.

Christian Savage, Robyn Loubier and Glenn Turner joined the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce.

Savage, of Skowhegan, joined the chamber as a program assistant.

Loubier was named a business development assistant and will focus on social media.

They will both play a part in coordinating the chamber’s events, including its monthly business breakfasts and business after hours.

Turner was hired as the chamber’s communication representative.

He is a former city, operations and special projects editor with the Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal.

Nigel Moodley joined Unum as vice president of risk modeling and financial planning. 

Moodley previously led the long-term care pricing department at Genworth Financial.

Patrick Powell joined Putney Inc. as vice president of sales.

Powell has 20 years of sales experience in the animal health industry, most recently as director of sales of the eastern region for Bayer Animal Health. 

PROMOTIONS

Carolyn Carson-Crosby, human resources director for Camden National Bank, was named senior vice president.

Carson-Crosby has been with the bank since 1996, previously serving as human resources generalist, human resources officer and human resource manager.

The following individuals were promoted at Norway Savings Bank:

Anna Cece Colpitts was promoted to assistant vice president and commercial credit analyst.

Colpitts joined the bank in 2004 as a commercial credit analyst in the bank’s southern region.

Kurt Garascia was promoted to vice president and investment officer with the Norway Savings Asset Management Group.

Garascia joined the bank in January 2004 as an investment specialist and was named assistant vice president in January 2005.

Cindy Hakala was promoted to assistant vice president and South Paris branch manager.

Hakala joined the bank in 2006 and was recently branch manager for the South Paris office.

Anita Hamilton was promoted to assistant vice president and commercial credit analyst.

Hamilton joined the bank in 2001 as a clerk and analyst and most recently worked in the bank’s main office in Norway.

Irene Millett was promoted to assistant vice president and senior commercial credit analyst.

Millett joined the bank in 1999 as a loan processing clerk and has served as assistant vice president and commercial credit analyst since 2007.

Tina Ruhland was promoted to assistant vice president and junior commercial lender.

Ruhland originally joined the bank as a part-time teller in the Windham branch and most recently worked as a junior commercial lender in the Norway office.

Chuck Williams was promoted to vice president of finance and accounting.

He joined Norway Savings Bank in February 2005 in the commercial lending department and transitioned to the finance area in 2007.

Pamela Veilleux was promoted to assistant vice president, executive administration.

She joined the bank in 2002 and has provided support to the board of directors and the executive management team. 

AWARDS and RECOGNITION

Brian Salisbury was named Direct Support Professional of the Year in Maine by the American Network of Community Options and Resources.

Salisbury, of Lewiston, was recognized for demonstrating a strong commitment to the people he support, and for his personal sacrifice, leadership, exemplary work ethic and a demonstrated history of overcoming on-the-job challenges.

Susan Henderson received the President’s Award from the American Nurses Association of Maine

Henderson, of South Portland, is a longtime nursing professor at Saint Joseph’s College. She was recognized for her role as a charter member and president of ANA-Maine for four years.

Robert C. Bohlmann, director of the York County Emergency Management Agency, recently received the inaugural Michael R. Nadeau Award.

Bohlmann was recognized for his efforts to strengthen the outreach of the county communications center and work closely with various organizations to coordinate resources and recovery efforts.

The award was established by the Southern Maine Regional Water Council.

Brenda Garrand, chief executive officer and strategic director of Garrand, received the Tribute to Women in Industry Award.

Garrand is a third-generation entrepreneur whose marketing communications career has spanned more than 25 years.

Her firm represents clients such as H.P. Hood, Maine Medical Center, FairPoint Communications and Dunkin’ Donuts.

GENERAL

David Shorette was elected to the board of directors of Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center.

Shorette, of Scarborough, is a principal at Purdy Powers & Co.

Walt Elish, president and chief executive officer of Aroostook Partnership for Progress and a Presque Isle city councilor, was named to the 12-member executive committee that helps guide the Maine Municipal Association.

Michael Record, owner of The Board Barn in Cumberland, was elected to the board of directors for the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association.