Wednesday, April 16, 2014
• Tim Seavey joined Professional Disability Associates in Portland as chief financial officer and senior vice president of strategy and development.
Seavey was a founder and a principal of Compass Rose Group, a management consulting firm. Prior to that, he worked for Unum for 20 years.
• Yvonne Berry was hired as chief financial officer and vice president of Saint Joseph's College.
Berry comes to the college from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord, N.H. She has more than 20 years of experience in higher education. She begins her service at Saint Joseph's on Sunday.
• The following individuals joined the staff at Cheverus High School for the 2013-2014 academic year:
Diane Baker was hired as an instructional support teacher. Baker has been a member of the administrative staff since 2001, and served as the adviser for the school's Key Club.
Anthony Burke joined the history faculty. He had served as library assistant.
Kathryn Little joined the faculty as a teacher in the math department and as the girls' junior varsity soccer coach. Little was previously a math teacher at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn.
Lindsay Maielli was hired as a part-time French teacher. Maielli previously taught at Little Dolphin School in Westbrook.
Laurie Meeder joined the faculty of the music department. Meeder previously worked for the Windham School Department as a middle and high school orchestra teacher.
Jay Morin joined the faculty as a part-time English Language Learners teacher. Morin comes to Cheverus from Falmouth High School. He has also worked at L.L. Bean since 1995.
Cicy Po was hired as a full-time biology teacher. Po was previously a chemistry and biology teacher at Deering High School.
Kevin Thomas joined the faculty as a part-time theology teacher. Thomas was previously religious education teacher at St. Matthew's Church in Limerick. He is also a sports writer for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram.
Also hired was Rebecca Labbe, of Portland, as a dining services manager; and Susan Sullivan, of Portland, as administrative assistant to the principal. Nancy Thomas, of Standish, was hired as a part-time cafeteria worker, and Kristina Collins as a part-time library assistant.
Kiah Begley, of Berwick, was hired as the girls' volleyball head coach; and Jesse Hugo, of Falmouth, as the boys cross country coach. Craig Roberts, of South Portland, will be the girls' varsity soccer head coach; and Justin Villacci, of Gorham, was named the junior varsity golf coach.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
• Winxnet, an IT outsourcing and consulting firm, was named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 List for the second year in a row.
The Inc. 5000 recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, based on three-year revenue growth. During the period, Winxnet grew revenue 109 percent and added 32 new full-time positions to fuel its rise to number 3,055, up from number 3,347 last year.
• Putney, Inc., a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and sale of generic prescription medicines for pets, also made the list.
Putney earned the position of 2,043 in recognition of its 182 percent revenue growth between 2009 and 2012.