January 22, 2013

On the Move

NEW FACES

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John Holland joined Maine Community Health Options as its business and IT project manager. Holland, of Harpswell, had worked for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and was recently a senior project manager at CSC on site at Bath Iron Works. 

PROMOTIONS

Evan Dupont was promoted to a senior customer service associate at People's United Bank's South Berwick branch. Dupont joined People's United Bank in 2011. 

Sue McCarthy was promoted to commercial services officer at Maine Financial Group at Katahdin Trust Company. McCarthy, of Biddeford, joined Maine Financial Group in 1993 as an administrative assistant, and was later promoted to officer manager, commercial services specialist in 2007. 

Stephen Thompson was promoted to senior customer service associate at People's United Bank's Falmouth branch. Thompson joined People's in 2011. 

BOARD APPOINTMENTS

Alison Wholey, a partner with the law firm of Briggs & Wholey, LLC, was recently appointed to the board of directors of New Hope for Women in Rockland. Wholey has participated in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of patients and their families, drawing on her experience as a registered nurse. 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Terry Seavey received the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce President's Award.

Seavey, of People's United Bank, served on the chamber board from 2006 to 2011 as a vice president and president. 

Sara Hellstedt and Thomas Newman of the Portland law firm Murray Plumb & Murray were honored for their pro bono legal services in the inaugural year of the Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program. Hellstedt, of North Yarmouth, and Newman, of Portland, were recognized as Katahdin Counsel for devoting more than 50 hours of pro bono work in the past year representing immigrant refugees seeking asylum through the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Program.

GENERAL

The team at Heart At Work Associates, a career counseling and outplacement company, has announced their new location at 22 Free St., Suite 201 in Portland. The new space offers a welcoming and cozy setting to Heart At Work's personalized approach.

Chris Lynch, a veterinarian with Southern Maine Veterinary Care in Lyman, purchased the business from longtime owner Dr. Douglass Hutchins. Lynch has worked at Southern Maine Veterinary Care for more than two years.

Sewall has opened a new office in Portland to provide engineering, natural resource and GIS consulting services to clients in southern Maine and central New England. The office, at 477 Congress St., will be jointly managed by Sewall's vice presidents Ray Corson and Andrew Sturgeon.

Baker Newman Noyes' IT Consulting Group has adopted a new name: the Risk and Business Advisory Practice. The renamed and expanded practice serves the same sectors including health care, insurance, financial services and banking.

 

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