Thursday, April 24, 2014
• Baker Newman Noyes recently promoted several individuals at its Portland location.
Matthew Pore and Tabitha Lamontagne were promoted to senior managers in the tax department.
Pore, of Old Orchard Beach, has a degree in accounting from Alfred University and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Southern Maine.
Lamontagne, of Freeport, earned degrees in accounting and business from Husson University. She is pursuing an MST at Bentley University.
Matt Prunier was promoted to a senior manager in the audit department. He has a degree in finance and accounting with a minor in mathematics from Saint Joseph’s College.
John Hadwen and Nicholas Porto were promoted to managers in the tax department.
Hadwen, of North Berwick, has a degree in music with a minor in accounting from the University of Southern Maine.
Porto, of Fairfield, earned a bachelors and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Maine.
Colleen Mathews, Griffin Hardy, Jaclyn Johnson, Josh Lapierre and Stephanie Leary were promoted to supervising seniors in the tax department.
Mathews, of Gardiner, has a degree from Bowdoin College, a JD from the University of Maine Law School and a LL.M. from Boston University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Maine.
Hardy, of Oakfield, has a degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business from Husson University.
Johnson, of York, has a degree in accountancy and a master’s degree in taxation from Bentley University.
Lapierre, of Augusta, has a degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business from Husson University.
Leary, of Oneonta, N.Y., has a bachelor of arts in mathematics from Syracuse University and a JD from SUNY Buffalo Law School. She is licensed to practice law in New York state.
Kelly Bristol, Tatyana Nossova, Daniel Gayer, Drew Blaney and Kayla Bartlett were promoted to seniors in the tax department.
Bristol, of North Yarmouth, has a degree in accounting and an MBA from Thomas College.
Nossova, of Bar Harbor, has a degree in business administration from the University of Maine and a master’s degree in accounting from Northeastern University.
Gayer, of Cape Elizabeth, earned a degree in biology from Harvard University and a JD from the University of Maine School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Maine.
Blaney, of Boothbay Harbor, earned a degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Maine.
Bartlett, of Rumford, earned a degree in accounting and finance from the University of Maine and a master’s degree in accounting from Northeastern University.
Michael Meserve, of Kennebunkport, was promoted to senior in the audit department. He earned a degree in accounting from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in accounting from Northeastern University.
Stephanie Richio, of Cape Elizabeth, was promoted to senior in its health-care consulting group. She earned a degree in marketing from Clemson University.
• Timothy Bryant, Esq., a partner in the law firm of Preti Flaherty, was selected to serve on the Maine Heritage Policy Center’s board of directors.
Bryant is co-chair of Preti Flaherty’s Litigation Practice Group. He is listed in Woodward-White’s The Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the American Bar Association’s Litigation and Franchise Specialty Sections.
• Lulu’s Garden, LLC of Whitefield and Elm Street Printing & Graphics of Camden were named winners of the 2013 American Package Design Awards by Graphic Design USA. The award was for a new shelf display for Lulu’s Garden Maine-made, 100 percent all natural lip and hand balms and was entered in the point-of-purchase category.
• Computer Solutions, LLC has moved to 66 Maverick St. in Rockland.
• Ducktrap River of Maine announced plans to expand its Belfast facilities.
The company wants to double the processing capacity of its operations to about 2,500 metric tons.
Ducktrap’s facility on Little River Drive is expected to increase by roughly 45 percent, from 45,000 to 66,000 square feet. The expansion will call for 40 to 50 new jobs.
• James Goggin, an attorney with Verrill Dana, authored a chapter in the book “Recent Trends in Trademark Protection, 2013 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Educating Clients, Understanding the Impact of Technology, and Navigating the Current Marketplace (Inside the Minds).”
Goggin wrote the chapter “Protecting Trademarks: New Challenges and Strategies.”
• Freeport Knife & Kitchenware has changed its name to Casco Bay Cutlery & Kitchenware and relocated to 5 Depot St. in downtown Freeport.
• Yarmouth Boat Yard and Moose Landing Marina became the newest authorized dealer for Parker Boats and Regal Boats.
Parker and Regal boats will both be available through Moose Landing Marina in Naples.
• Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. will break ground this week for an expansion of its facility at the Kittyhawk Industrial Park in Auburn.
• Allen Insurance and Financial has opened a new office at 156 High St. in Belfast.
This is the company’s fourth office in Maine.
The Belfast office will be staffed by Brian Beaulieu, a financial adviser; Joella Rossignol, a personal insurance specialist; Mallory Follett, commercial insurance service, and Gene Newton, a financial paraplanner.