February 26, 2010

On the Move

— NEW FACES

n Julie Poulin of Lewiston is a new mortgage loan officer at Northeast Bank in Lewiston. She holds a degree in accounting and graduated ''Best of Class'' from the University of Loan Origination in Dallas.

n Holly Dana of Yarmouth has been hired as assistant director of admissions at North Yarmouth Academy. She most recently worked as a consultant to the Melmac Education Foundation.

n Rob Simopoulos has joined Advance Technology as vice president of sales. He has 12 years of experience and a degree in electronic systems integration.

n Ryan Minzer has been named superintendent at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth. He has a degree in urban horticulture and turfgrass management and brings previous superintendent experience to the club.

n Robert MacMath has joined People's Securities as a financial adviser located at Maine Bank and Trust. He previously worked at BancNorth Investment Group in Portland and has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry.

n Chance Farago has joined Camden National Corporation as public relations officer. He has worked in a number of nonprofit arts organizations, most recently as director of marketing and communications for Bay Chamber Concerts.

n Michael Turner, a Sanford native, has joined the Boston office of the international law firm DLA Piper as a partner in their corporate and finance group.

n Melissa Kim has been named a senior editor for children's books and online development at Islandport Press and will oversee the development of children's and young adult titles. She previously worked as senior editor at Scholastic News in New York, editor for Current Magazine in London and a content producer for MaineToday.com.

n Carole Fallon has been named a sales manager at Islandport Press and is responsible for working directly with book resellers and shops across New England. She previously worked at New England Rehabilitation Hospital and Community Health Services in Maine.

n Donna Blow Gagne, a licensed broker, has joined Weichert Realtors -- Waterglen Group at the Old Orchard Beach branch. She has been in real estate for more than 20 years.

PROMOTIONS

n Kraig Mason has been promoted to vice president of operations at Advance Technology. He has been with the company for 12 years, working his way from the field to management.

n Amy Vigeant Canfield has been named a senior editor for trade books at Islandport Press and will be responsible for developing adult fiction and nonfiction titles as well as writing a blog, ''Paging Amy.'' She has worked for the press for five years.

n Michelle Lunt has been named a senior editor for book production at Islandport Press and is responsible for book design and managing book production. She helped start the press and has worked for the company for 10 years.

n Patrick Coughlin has joined Mark St. Germain and Scott Collins as a principal of St. Germain & Associates, Inc. Since joining the firm in 2002, Coughlin has been a key project manager, senior scientist and marketing director at the firm.

n Mike McCormack of Downeast Energy & Building Supply has been promoted to vice president of energy sales. He has been with the company for 20 years and was most recently vice president of regional operations for the company.

n Samantha Hall, Jamie Hychko and Owen Voigt, all formerly of Paradiso Salon and Spa, are now team members at Renew Salon and Spa in Portland. They all bring an excellent knowledge and customer service to the team.

GENERAL

n The Board of Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility decided to change the organization's name to Maine Businesses for Sustainability. The new name reflects the feedback received from members and other Maine businesses. It will enhance and expand membership, making the organization financially secure and sustainable.

n Maine Cardiology Associates and Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine are joining MaineHealth and entering into an employment arrangement with the system. The two groups have a total of 40 practicing specialists, and the arrangement will ensure delivery of high-quality care.

n Phoebe M. Nichols, of Damariscotta, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Salt Bay Chamberfest, a two-week classical chamber music festival each August. She is an experienced educator, photographer and designer.

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