Saturday, March 8, 2014
• The following people joined the nonprofit, affordable-housing developer Avesta Housing:
Nicole DiGeronimo was hired as a foreclosure prevention housing counselor in the Avesta HomeOwnership Center. Previously, she worked at York County Community Action in Sanford.
Todd Rothstein was hired as director of construction services. Previously, he worked for Great Falls Construction. In addition, Shreya Shah and Brooks More were hired as development officers. Shah was previously working as an analyst at Carthage Advisors in New York City.
Avesta also hired Nathan Eaton and Kevin Leavitt as accounting specialists. Previously, Eaton worked at Clark, Friel and Joyce PA, and Leavitt had worked for the Institute for Financial Literacy.
The following people were hired as property managers: Abdi Sharif, Heidi Beaulieu and Patty Carson. In addition, Dan Demmons was hired as a maintenance technician.
Megan Look was hired as office manager. She previously worked at the Christmas Tree Shops. Felicia Mathews was hired as a receptionist. Previously, she worked as a receptionist for Casey Family Services in Portland.
• Eva McVicar was named assistant director of admissions and international counselor at Unity College.
McVicar most recently served as admission coordinator and regional manager with Gioba Education of Portland and Prague, Czech Republic.
• Marcus Gray was also hired as assistant director of admissions at Unity College.
Most recently, Gray served as coordinator of science-based programs and research for the Safari Club International Foundation in Washington, D.C.
• Jay McCormick and Denise Miller were hired at Macpage LLC, a certified public accounting firm.
McCormick joined the firm as a tax staff accountant. He recently received his Juris Doctor, with honors, and a certificate in tax law from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He lives in southern Maine.
Miller was hired as a consultant with the information assurance services team. Previously, she was a tax examiner at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
• Jennifer Bailey and Aly Stanton joined Diversified Communications.
Bailey was hired as director of creative services. She previously worked at Morgans Hotel Group in New York.
Stanton was hired as group show administrator. Most recently, she worked for The Pulse Network in Canton, Mass.
• David Wacker joined Life Safety Specialists Inc. as a safety and health consultant/trainer.
Wacker recently retired as the director of the Workplace Safety & Health Division of the Maine Department of Labor.
• Michael Brown, M.D., a radiation oncologist, joined the staff at Central Maine Medical Center.
Most recently, Brown practiced with the University of Washington at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, where he served as a clinical assistant professor.
He lives in Yarmouth and is currently working at CMMC’s Cynthia A. Rydholm Cancer Treatment Center.
• WBRC Architects Engineers promoted Mark Chambers, Michael Johanning, Laura Adcock and Mat Ward to senior associates and shareholders. Paul Monyok and John Kenney were promoted to associates.
Chambers, a Bangor-based senior engineering designer, is a 30-year veteran of WBRC.
Adcock joined WBRC in 2005 and was named an associate in 2011.
Johanning joined WBRC in 2000 and became a licensed architect in 2007.
Ward joined WBRC in 2007 with 11 years of experience in architecture.
Kenney worked nine years as a wildlife biologist before joining WBRC. Kenney became a licensed professional engineer in 2008. Monyok became a licensed professional engineer in January of 2009, and later that year achieved his LEED AP certification.
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