NEW HIRES

Alicia Tuttle joined the advertising team at the Kennebec Journal as the creative services assistant.

Tuttle was previously the graphic designer/office manager for The Capital Weekly for six years. She lives in Augusta and is pursuing her associate degree in graphic communications from Central Maine Community College.

Bruce Dalton was hired as vice president of engineering and product development at Fluid Imaging Technologies in Scarborough.

Prior to joining Fluid Imaging Technologies, he was with Enercon Technologies in Gray.

James B. Hanley, D.M.D., was appointed dean of the College of Dental Medicine at the University of New England, effective April 1.

Hanley has an extensive background in private practice, dental education and administration, including a 34-year career at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, most recently as associate dean for clinical affairs and associate professor of periodontology.

Jim Tracey and Larry French have joined the American Red Cross of Maine.

French was hired as a disaster program manager for the coastal territory representing Hancock, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Waldo and Washington counties. He has experience working as an emergency medical services program manager.

Tracey was named Americorps VISTA for the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces programs. Tracey, a veteran, will manage and grow the program, which provides emergency communications and outreach to military personnel and families, and support to veterans’ hospitals.

CERTIFICATIONS

Harvey Melnick, head coach at Aucocisco Coaching, recently received the Professional Coaching Certification designation by the International Coaching Federation.

Melnick uses an approach to his work with parents and young adults that he calls “Gestalt Parent Coaching.”

AWARDS

Michelle Raber, owner of the Raber State Farm Insurance Agency in Scarborough, was recognized by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors with its quality award.

Raber, of Scarborough, was one of only two Maine insurance and financial industry professionals to receive the award in more than one category, life insurance and annuities and multi-lines, and did so for the ninth year. She has been with State Farm for 20 years and has owned her own agency since 2003.

GENERAL

Six financial advisers who were previously with Northeast Financial Services have started Casco Bay Wealth Advisors, with three offices in Maine.

Leslie Couper, Kevin Carbin Jr., Christian Bishop, Stephen Goldsmith, Mary Holmes and Norm Poulin are the principals of CBWA. Combined, they have 125 years of industry experience.