• Laura LeBrun has joined the Portland Regional Chamber as marketing and communications manager. 

• Jennifer Claster has joined the civil/infrastructure engineering practice group at Wright-Pierce’s Portland office  as a landscape architect.

• Jessica Gorton, who started Brunswick’s Sweet Leaves Teahouse and Restaurant, has joined Belle Fete Events and Catering. She will be an event associate, responsible for event planning, sales, marketing and connecting with local venues.

• Stephen deCastro has been named market manager of Key Private Bank for the Maine district. 

• Dan Keneborus has joined Camden National Bank as vice president and commercial lending officer. He  most recently was senior business development officer at Maine Bank & Trust.

• Catherine Clinger has been hired by the College of the Atlantic as the inaugural holder of the Allan Stone Chair in the Visual Arts. She has a doctorate in art history from the University of London and a master of philosophy in art history from University College London .

• Adam Hobson, CPA and MBA, has joined Worthing & Going, PA’s accounting team. He will serve small-business owners and individuals.

• Timothy LaBreck of Buxton, Joseph Rizza of Portland, and Lindsey O’Donnell of Scarborough have joined Tilson Technology Management. LaBreck will work as project manager . Rizza  joins as a consultant. O’Donnell  joins as manager of accounting and administration.

• Kris Dorer has joined Fiddlehead Center for the Arts in Scarborough as executive director. She has  worked for 20 years in nonprofit management and consulting.

• Marc Lehner has joined the Maine NBC affiliates, WCSH-TV (Channel 6) and WLBZ-TV (Channel 2), as regional sales manager. Based in Boston, he’ll oversee national sales efforts through Boston and Los Angeles TeleRep offices and work directly with regional clients.

• Doug Jones, Sherry Jones and Lorie Chouinard have joined Franklin Chrysler in Farmington. Doug Jones, with more than 39 years’ experience, will work as part of the service team. Sherry Jones, with more than 16 years’ experience, will work as office manager. Couinard will work as an administrative assistant .

• Connie Zhu has been hired as economic policy analyst at the Maine Center for Economic Policy. She formerly was marketing director at the Center for Cultural Exchange in Portland.

• Scott Blake has joined Northeast Bank as a mortgage loan officer serving the Cumberland County area.


• Scott Mathieu has been promoted to account manager at Oxford Networks and will be responsible for new account acquisition in central and eastern Maine. 

• Myles Mitchell has been promoted to account manager at Oxford Networks and will be responsible for new account acquisition in eastern Maine.

• Susan Smith of Pownal is the new director of human resources for Goodwill Industries of Northern New England. 

• Christina Powell of Portland is the new youth counselor/master mentor for Goodwill Industries of Northern New England.

• Michael Moloney has been promoted to vice president, retail market manager at Kennebunk Savings Bank, York .

• Kevin Gray has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of Kennebunk Savings’ Eliot office.

• Lisa Shanholtz has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of Kennebunk Savings’ Berwick office.  

• Molly Voter has been promoted to assistant vice president, banking center manager, at Mechanics Savings Bank’s Windham branch.


• Rick Hafford, of McDonald’s in Rockland, recently received the Ray Kroc Award, which recognizes the top-performing McDonald’s restaurants in the country. This year, 141 managers were cited.


• Marc Hahn, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine dean and senior vice president for health affairs, has been named to American Board of Pain Medicine Board of Directors,  which certifies interdisciplinary pain medicine physicians.

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