• GWI recently announced three new hires:
Christina Painter joined the company as a junior staff accountant. She graduated from Alfred University in New York with a degree in accounting.
Pat Welch was hired as an IT support technician. He recently graduated from Southern Maine Community College with a degree in computer technology.
Nick Schroeder joined as a network engineer. Schroeder was previously an aviation machinist with the Navy.
• Kellie Greenleaf was hired as director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn at the Portland International Jetport.
Greenleaf brings more than 25 years of customer service experience in the hospitality, insurance and retail industries. Most recently, she was director of sales for the Homewood Suites in Scarborough, where she was a nominee for 2012 director of sales.
• Kristin Doneski joined Preble Street as teen services supervisor.
Doneski, of Portland, will work with homeless youths to help them develop life skills that promote long-term stability. She previously worked at Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco.
• Day One, an agency preventing and treating youth substance abuse, made the following new hires:
Teri Randall joined as a part-time development and public relations assistant.
Paula Cardona and Spencer Hoffman joined as a per diem care associates for the residential program at Hollis.
Day One also hired the following staff for its new residential program at Hinckley: Joanne Grant as program director; Megan Grignon, as operations coordinator; and Tracy Morin, as program coordinator. Marie Haywood and Michael Cote joined as substance abuse counselors; Edgar Avila, Mark Ludzack, Peter Kirby and Sarahlynn Robinson as care associates; and Amanda MacArthur, Kaylee Cowan, Alisha Barrette and Jean Week-Victory as awake overnight staff members.
• Kristen Cianelli was promoted to a residential substance abuse counselor at Day One’s residences at Buxton and Hollis.
She started at Day One as an intern. Cianelli recently received a master’s degree in social work from the University of New England and certification as an alcohol and drug counselor.
• Charlotte DeTroy was promoted to supervisor of Preble Street Teen Services First Place Transitional Living Program.
DeTroy, of Falmouth, joined the nonprofit as a caseworker in 2008 and previously served as a team leader.
Daniella Cameron was promoted to manager of the Preble Street Anti-Trafficking Coalition.
Cameron, of South Portland, joined the nonprofit in 2009 and has served as a teen services supervisor.
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
• The Maine Society Directors of Healthcare Volunteer Services presented two director of volunteer excellence awards, to Joanne Livingston, volunteer supervisor at Southern Maine Healthcare’s Sanford location, and Susan Hedrich, director of volunteers at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.
Livingston was recognized for a volunteer program she established, “Strong Minds, Strong Bodies.”
Hedrich, president of the Androscoggin Volunteer Association, was recognized for her work on the Workforce-RX-Equipment Shopping program at CMMC.
Livingston and Hedrich also won New England Association President’s Awards for these programs.
• Thomas Saturley, president of Tranzon Auction Properties of Portland, was elected president of the National Auctioneers Association board of directors. He is the first Maine auctioneer to serve as NAA president.
Saturley is a longtime member of the association and the real estate profession. He is a licensed auctioneer; and a licensed real estate broker.