Casey Chabot and Karami Ham have been named store managers at maurices, a leading national specialty store for customers with a 20-something attitude. Chabot will be responsible for the Auburn store and Ham will be responsible for the location in Topsham.

Meagan Moughty has been hired as e-mail marketing manager at Legacy Publishing Company. She previously worked as vice president and online communications program manager at Citigroup and senior e-mail producer at Clear Channel Entertainment.

Dean Alofs has joined Willis of Northern New England Inc. as a property casualty commercial insurance sales executive.

Anthony Lucas has joined Putney Inc., a pet pharmaceutical company, as director of product development. He previously was the group leader, companion animal acquisitions for Elanco, a division of Eli Lilly.


Jennifer Simpson of Waterboro has been promoted to director of human resources for Custom Disability Solutions. She has been with the organization since 2000.

Andre Schehr has been promoted to vice president, client advocacy, at Willis of Northern New England Inc. She joined Willis’ predecessor, Dunlap Corp., in 1986 as an account executive.

Rob Sawyer has been promoted to director, program integration, at NBC Universal Sports & Olympics. He has been manager, programming and digital marketing, at the company since 2006.


Roger and Patsy Page, longtime members of the Rangeley and Saddleback communities, were honored for their commitment to the region and Saddleback Mountain.

Annah Kimbal, a Gardiner Area High School student, was awarded first prize during a juried exhibit of art expressing social issues from the view of high school students at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell. Maggie Ditre, from Maranacook Community High School, received second prize and Whitney Wei, from Hall-Dale High School, and Alex Spies, from Mt. Ararat High School, tied for third.

Josh Burns, a senior vice president, senior portfolio manager, at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, has been named to Barron’s annual list of “America’s Top 1000 Advisers: 2010 State-by-State.” This listing recognizes an elite group of financial professionals who provide exceptional wealth management services.


Dorcas Riley, chief financial officer of Kennebec Savings Bank, has accepted the position as chair of the board of directors for United Way of Kennebec Valley. She has been a United Way supporter and advocate for many years, serving on the board for the past five years.

Carolyn Krahn, director of sales at Comfort Suites Hotel in Freeport, has been nominated to serve a three-year term on the Freeport Merchants Association Board of Directors.

Loren Wright of Woolwich joined the board of directors of the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust. She has extensive experience in the fields of marketing, public relations and development.

Keith Jacques, a partner with Smith, Elliott, Smith & Garmey, has been named to the NCAA Division III Committee on Infractions. He will serve until January 2013 on the five-member committee that considers complaints that may be filled with the NCAA alleging failure of any member institution to maintain academic or athletic standards required for membership.

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