April 14, 2013

On the Move



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• Dr. Susan Santangelo joined Maine Medical Center as director of psychiatric research. She comes from Massachusetts General Hospital, and is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Lynn Marie Covelli recently joined Patient Advocates as a nurse advocate and case manager. Covelli, a registered nurse, has worked as a nurse educator, heath care insurance account manager and health coach. She lives in Portland.

Jennifer Smith joined Maine Community Health Options as a senior health plan benefits analyst. She has more than 15 years of claims experience. Most recently, she worked at Martin's Point Health Care with the claims and finance systems.

Deb Rainey joined Broadreach Family and Community Services as a quality assurance specialist for the agency's early childhood programs. Rainey has more than 25 years of experience in early care and education. Most recently, she provided consultation, coaching and training for early care professionals to support the inclusion of all children in community programs. 

Serena Chessey and Sean McCullough joined Custom Coach and Limousine.

Chessey was hired as an administrative assistant. She is a Portland native with strong ties to the Sebago area.

McCullough of Gorham was hired as a sales and marketing manager. He will focus on selling and educating clients on all aspects of group and individual passenger transportation.

Scott Kinney joined DiMillo's Yacht Sales to start up its new Belfast office. Kinney has a 35-year history in the yacht sales field. He will offer brokerage services for power and sailing boats, and representation for new Sabre and Back Cove Yachts.

Kate-Lyn Lyons and Justin Childs joined Diversified Business Communications.

Lyons was named a customer service representative. She was previously with Mercy Hospital.

Childs was hired as a marketing coordinator. He was previously with Wilderness Medical Associates International, Portland.

Erika Bush joined Nancy Marshall Communications as an account assistant. Bush has a diverse background in marketing and public relations in Maine and in New York City, along with experience in social media marketing. Bush was an executive assistant at Webster Hall, the largest privately owned event venue in New York.

Meaghan LaVangie joined iCST as a new technical recruiter. LaVangie worked previously as an immigration paralegal, focusing on H-1B visas, then took a consulting position at Explorica Educational Travel.

Julie-Anne Tanner also joined the i-CST team. She previously worked in the financial industry as a sales and administrative coordinator.

Brendan Olsen was hired as an account executive at CUAlliance, the out-of-state subsidiary of Insurance Trust. Olsen will specialize in insurance products for credit unions in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts.


Gretchen Sigler of Yarmouth and Andrea Morin of Portland were appointed to the board of directors for the Homeless Animal Rescue Team, a no-kill, no-cage, all-volunteer cat shelter and adoption center in Cumberland.

Avesta Housing announced the following appointments to its board of directors.

Drew Sigfridson, a broker at CBRE|The Boulos Co., was named chairman of its board of directors. Rebecca Greenfield, a partner at Pierce Atwood, was named vice chair. Robert Dunfey, executive director at ITNPortland, was named secretary; and Gren Blackall, chief banking officer at Gorham Savings Bank, was named treasurer.

The following board members were re-elected to three-year terms.

Senate President Justin Alfond, a real estate developer; Neal Allen, executive director of the Greater Portland Council of Governments; Gren Blackall, chief banking officer at Gorham Savings Bank; Rep. Mike Carey, real estate developer; Robert Dunfey, executive director of ITNPortland; Rebecca Greenfield, a partner at Pierce Atwood; Luc Nya, multicultural services coordinator for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services; and Cornelia Swanson, executive credit officer for New England, TD Bank.

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