Friday, March 7, 2014
TO SUBMIT AN ITEM: On the Move runs Tuesdays and Sundays. Submit items of interest regarding new employees, promotions and professional honors to: Business Editor, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pictures must be submitted using the jpeg format and sent as attachments.
• Rich Livingston was named president of AARP Maine. Livingston is a retired business consultant who lives in Auburn. He will serve as a leader and spokesperson for the hundreds of volunteers and more than 230,000 AARP members who reside here.
• Andy McEvoy was hired as director of the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson. McEvoy has participated in various conservation efforts, including endangered shorebird restoration and mapping the state's flora with the Maine Natural Areas Program. For the past year, he has served as forestry coordinator for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.
• Scott Seguin was recently hired at Trademark Federal Credit Union as the chief financial officer. Seguin will oversee the accounting, finance and human resources areas of the credit union. His background includes significant accounting expertise as well as information technology and supervisory experience.
• Michael Minkos was named president of Summit Natural Gas of Maine Inc. Minkos has more than 30 years of gas and electric utility experience. He previously served as general manager and chief executive officer for Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co.
• Anya Trundy was hired at Macpage LLC, a certified public accounting firm, as a staff accountant. Trundy, of Portland, formerly worked for an assortment of candidate and referendum campaigns in Maine.
• Joan Tishkevich was named a practice manager and investment adviser representative for Salem Advisory Group LLC. Tishkevich previously worked for L.L. Bean, where she held various management positions in the supply chain organization. She is active in the Kennebunk community and serves on the board at Cocoons Day School.
• LaMarr Clannon joined Sewall as a stormwater engineer. Clannon spent the past nine years as program coordinator of Nonpoint Source Education for Municipal Officials, a program that assists Maine towns with stormwater management and water quality issues. She brings 18 years of experience to Sewall.
• Elizabeth Smith joined The New England Real Estate Co. Smith, who lives in Hope, previously worked as a leading agent with Camden Hills Realty.
• Jerry Lawson, Scott Marino and Jaimie Rowe joined Winxnet, a Portland-based IT outsourcing and consulting firm. Rowe was hired as an operations manager based in the Portland office. He has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of operations management. He has worked at Hussey Seating Co. for the past 12 years, where he recently served as director of demand and supply. Lawson was hired as a leader on the SharePoint team, based in Washington, D.C. Marino was hired to work in the Boston office in a sales support and technology leadership role.
• Tony Pizzella of Scarborough joined the sales staff at Classic Flooring on Route 1 in Scarborough.
• Ian Hiltz was hired as small-business technician at Computer Solutions in Rockland. Hiltz recently relocated from Pennsylvania and brings more than a decade of information technology experience to Computer Solutions.
• Sarah Baker was hired as marketing assistant at Community Credit Union. Previously, Baker interned at the Auburn-Lewiston YMCA and Safe Passage/Camino Seguro.
• Lois Flaherty was hired at U.S. Cellular as business development manager for southern Maine and New Hampshire. Flaherty, of South Portland, has more than 20 years of sales and business development experience.
• Kendra Cummings joined Seasons Event & Conference Center as an event sales manager. Cummings has a diverse hospitality background, most recently at The Woodlands Club as assistant event coordinator.
• Sarah Twomey was promoted to senior vice president and client executive in Marsh's Portland office. Twomey joined Marsh in 1999 and previously worked as a commercial lines associate underwriter for Acadia Insurance Co.
• Stacy Symbol and Eileen Chretien were elected to the board of directors of Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center. Symbol is assistant vice president of the Bank of America in Westbrook. Chretien is director of medical outreach and volunteers at Make-A-Wish Maine.
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
• Edward Jones was ranked the highest in employee adviser satisfaction among financial investment firms, according to the J.D. Power and Associates.
• The American Bankers Association honored Katahdin Trust Co. with its community commitment award. Katahdin Trust Co. donated more than $225,000 to community organizations and causes.