Elek Miller has joined Drummond Woodsum as a new associate, practicing in the area of intellectual property law with a focus on trademarks and copyrights.

Marcus DeSanctis and Amy Shaw have been hired by Winxnet. DeSanctis joins as a help desk technician, bringing 18 years’ experience in auditing and IT-related work to the position. Shaw joins as a technical support specialist, with six years’ clinical and IT support experience.

Amy Thomas has been appointed president of Junior Achievement of Maine, a statewide nonprofit organization. She brings 18 years’ experience to the position.

Aetna Life Insurance Co. has announced the following new hires: Lisa Libby and Kimberly Pease are joining as long-term disability clinical consultants; Jeremy Moreau and Theresa Lasante are joining as long-term disability benefits managers; and Michael McVetty and Jessica Leighton are joining as senior long-term disability benefits managers.

Bob Watson has joined Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate The Masiello Group as a Realtor. He is licensed in Maine and New Hampshire.

Edward Martinson has been hired by Brown & Myers as a regional sales manager for the company’s new records management portfolio of services.


Anthony DiSotto, vice president of KeyBank, has been named area retail leader for the southern area of the Maine district. He was previously retail leader for the western area and joined KeyBank in 2006.


Lisa Rutstein, M.D., of the Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute, was awarded the 2009 State Chair Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Cancer. She has been recognized as a leader in oncology in Maine and in having a significant impact on the quality of care provided in Maine.


Sweetser recently named the following to its board: Patricia Small of Scarborough, Erin Ehrlenbach Collins of Freeport and Robert Davis of Kennebunk.

Bruce Bates, D.O., of University Healthcare, and Thomas Courtney, M.D., of Southern Maine Medical Center PrimeCare Infectious Diseases, were elected president and vice president by the medical staff of Southern Maine Medical Center. Bates has been on the medical staff for 18 years, and Courtney for 17 years.