• Bruno Inacio was named director of sales for the Courtyard by Marriott. Inacio brings to the Courtyard a wide range of sales and leadership success from around the globe. Most recently, he was the chief financial officer of Omni Training Solutions in San Antonio, Texas. His background includes airlines, restaurant, hotels and the U.S. military.
• Twain Braden joined the law firm Thompson & Bowie LLP as an associate. Braden will practice in the areas of admiralty and maritime and commercial litigation. He also has experience as a schooner captain and small-business owner, in addition to holding a current master mariner license.
• Will Hueske and Timothy McKeon joined Bernstein Shur’s business restructuring and insolvency practice group. Hueske’s and McKeon’s practices will focus on business restructuring and insolvency proceedings, including chapter 11 reorganizations, asset sales and acquisitions, and bankruptcy-related litigation. Both are based in the Portland office.
Before joining the firm, Hueske was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Washington, D.C., where he focused on business finance and restructuring involving chapters 7 and 11, as well as asset sales and acquisitions.
McKeon previously was an associate at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP in New York City. There, he focused on bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
• Roy Curtis was promoted to the Maine Department of Corrections regional correctional manager, Region III, juvenile community, for Hancock, southern Penobscot, Waldo and Somerset counties. Curtis has more than 16 years of experience working as a juvenile community corrections officer.
• Nate Randall was promoted to regional correctional manager for Region II, juvenile. Randall began his work in corrections over 15 years ago at Long Creek Youth Development Center. For the past nine years, he has served as a juvenile community corrections officer in Androscoggin County.
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
• Kennebunk Savings recognized its employees who dedicated 7,500 hours of volunteer service to nearly 200 different organizations.
In a news release, Bradford Paige, president and chief executive officer, said “I’m astounded to think that our employees took it upon themselves to volunteer 187.5 weeks’ worth of time at organizations they’re passionate about. That dedication truly makes our company stand apart.”
Every year, Kennebunk Savings employees are given eight hours of paid time to volunteer at a nonprofit of their choice.
• Cornerstone Financial Planning LLC with offices in Portland and Newington, N.H., is celebrating its 10 year business anniversary this month.
• Putney Inc., a growing pet pharmaceutical company, has moved its headquarters to two floors at One Monument Square in downtown Portland. The move more than doubled Putney’s office space. The company upgraded its office infrastructure as well as employee amenities. The new space has more meeting rooms with additional audio/visual capabilities, as well as a larger team kitchen. The open floor plan encourages collaboration between team members and reinforces Hoffman’s commitment to transparency within the company.
• The Maine Center for Economic Policy announced that the organization has relocated to new offices to One Weston Court, suite 103, in Augusta. While the physical location has changed, all other contact information for the organization remains the same.
• Hall Internet Marketing has announced the acquisition of Haseltine Design of Wells. Haseltine Design was founded in 1998 and specializes in Web design and WordPress development. Hall has made this acquisition coming off the two best months in sales and profit in the company’s history.