NEW HIRES
The following people joined Diversified Communications:
Anthony Sciarra was hired as a junior help desk technician. Sciarra previously worked for Hannaford Supermarket.
Jessica Woods joined as an accounts receivable team lead. Woods was previously employed with RKO CPA in South Portland.
Parker Swenson was hired as an operations coordinator. Swenson previously worked for 360 Media Ventures in Portland.
Chris Carrier joined as a junior web designer.
Carrier was previously employed with Midcoast Federal Credit Union in Bath.

123642 Stephen D.  Krasinski, Ph.D.Stephen D. Krasinski joined MDI Biological Laboratory as vice president of administration.
Krasinski succeeds Patricia Hand, who retired last month after 15 years at the institution. He comes to MDI from Boston Children’s Hospital, where he worked as principal investigator.

 

123642 Brittnae's photo 5.10.16Brittnae DeRoche joined the Mid-Maine Chamber to help grow its regional marketing efforts.
DeRoche will focus on updating social media pages, all chamber websites and help member businesses network through the chamber’s events and activities.

 

Jeremy Cluchey joined Maine Audubon as director of communications and marketing.
Cluchey most recently served as director of creative design at Bates College.

St. Germain Collins announced two new hires:
123642 Kris Plante webKris Plante was hired as an environmental scientist. Before joining the firm, he worked as an environmental scientist at a firm in Massachusetts.
Ty Hughes was hired as an environmental, health and safety123642 Ty web specialist. He previously worked as a senior environmental specialist.

 

 

 

123642 Karlene Burrell-McRaeKarlene Burrell-McRae has been named dean at Colby College. Burrell-McRae was previously associate dean of students and executive director of the Center for Identity and Inclusion at the University of Chicago.
Burrell-McRae, who graduated from Colby in 1994, has served as a Colby trustee since 2014.

 

123642 Theresa MitchellTheresa Mitchell has joined L.S. Robinson Co. in Southwest Harbor as a receptionist and office assistant.
Mitchell, of Bernard, is new to the insurance industry. She passed the Maine exam for a property and casualty insurance license in mid-May.

 

123642 Sarah MooreSarah Moore has joined Portland magazine as assistant editor and publisher.
Moore, of Portland, recently moved from her hometown of London, where she worked for The Telegraph Newspaper in the editorial and marketing departments.

 

123642 Elizabeth MurphyElizabeth Murphy of South Portland joined Portland magazine as an advertising executive.
For the past 13 years, Murphy has owned and run her own business, Elizabeth Murphy Art. She has worked with FOX News, NASSAU Broadcasting and The New York Times.

 

123642 Jennifer HutchinsJennifer Hutchins joined the Maine Association of Nonprofits as executive director.
Hutchins brings more than 20 years of experience serving the nonprofit community both in Maine and Washington, D.C., most recently heading Creative Portland. Hutchins is replacing Scott Schnapp, who is stepping down after 14 years of service. Hutchins will join the organization on July 18.

Brian Townsend was named executive director of Amistad Inc.
He succeeds Peter Driscoll, who has served as executive director since 1996.
Townsend previously worked at Preble Street in Portland as its director of social work and as a member of its clinical intervention program, working to address issues of homelessness, poverty and mental illness.

PROMOTIONS
Preservation Management Inc. announces two promotions:

Christine Jenkinson was named president and CEO.
Jenkinson, of Portland, joined PMI in 2009, managing special assets for the president. In 2010, she was promoted to chief operating officer and was named senior vice president in 2013. She has over 17 years of experience in the affordable housing industry.

 

Management portraits, préservation management. Photos by Brian Fitzgerald.Kris Landry was named regional vice president of operations.
Landry, of Gorham, joined PMI in 2009 as a property manager. Most recently, she was regional director. She currently oversees a portfolio of 51 properties representing almost 4,000 apartments in Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Michigan, Wisconsin and Colorado.

E. Whitney Soule was named dean of admissions and financial aid at Bowdoin College.
She succeeds Scott Meiklejohn, who will become senior vice president for development and alumni relations at the college.
Soule joined the admissions staff at Bowdoin in the summer of 2008 as senior associate dean. A year later, she was named director of admissions.

Competitive Energy Services announced three promotions:
Michelle Tham was promoted to director of analytics.
Tham joined CES in 2007 as an analyst and has grown her expertise in commodity markets, regulatory issues, renewable energy, tariff and contract negotiations and facility operations.
Greg Smith was named senior energy analyst.
Smith joined CES in 2012 after receiving his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Maine.
Matt Gamache was promoted to energy and renewables analyst. Gamache joined CES as an energy analyst in 2014.

123642 Dan TaylorDan Taylor was promoted to a senior structural engineer at Stantec.
Taylor joined the Scarborough company’s transportation group in 2011 and has more than 10 years of experience in design and construction of transportation projects.

 

Market Decisions Research has promoted Brian Robertson to vice president of research.
Robertson has served as director of research at MDR since 2000.