Marika McClatchy and Alisha Hartung have opened a boutique skin care spa at 200 High St. in Portland that specializes in nutritive skin care solutions. Marika-Alisha Skin Care provides a variety of services from waxing and facials to sugar scrubs, peels and tinting. McClatchy and Hartung have more than 15 years’ experience as aestheticians.

Suzanne Bryan has joined Winxnet as an assistant project manager. She has more than 20 years of experience with various software solution providers, including Crystal Reporting Solutions, FADV and I-many, Inc.

Jennifer Hutchins has been named executive director of the Creative Portland Corp. and the Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance. She was previously the director of communications and external affairs for the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service.

Cathy J. Brown and Eric Nixon have joined Kennebunk Savings Bank, Brown as vice president and manager of residential lending, and Nixon as a residential loan officer.

Brown, of Kennebunkport, was previously with Bank of America as a territory sales manager. Nixon, of Wells, has more than five years’ experience as a mortgage lender and was previously a mortgage loan officer at Bank of America.


Melanie Nunan of Kennebunk has been promoted to vice president and residential lending officer at Kennebunk Savings Bank. Nunan has 14 years experience in the industry, specializing in residential lending in the York area.


Wright-Pierce earned an engineering excellence award from The American Council of Engineering Companies of Maine for its design of the Mirror Lake water treatment facility upgrade project in Rockport.

The model uses a microfiltration membrane technology that removes organics and pathogens from a water source, rather than treating the raw water with only a chemical disinfection process. It’s the first large-scale membrane filtration facility for a public water supply in the state.

Gillian Perron, a financial adviser with Edward Jones, moved her branch office to 16 Shapleigh Road, Kittery.

Portland women’s apparel designer Jill McGowan and her sister, Jolene McGowan, have opened a pop-up store at 56 Main St., Freeport. The Jill McGowan line has been featured on “The Martha Stewart Show” and is sold in more than 300 specialty shops across the country.

Kelley Bowden, a perinatal outreach educator at Maine Medical Center, was named volunteer of the year by the March of Dimes. Bowden, a member of the board of directors since 2003, has served as co-chair of the March of Dimes Professional Education Committee and the Prematurity Awareness Campaign from 2003 to 2007. She also served as board chair from 2008 to 2010.

Sharon Chadwick was appointed board supervisor of the Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District. Chadwick, of Warren, works in the quality control department at Lonza BioScience in Rockland, which specializes in molecular separations products. 

Judith Andrucki and Anne Schuettinger were named to the board of directors for St. Mary’s Health System. Andrucki is a partner at Andrucki & Mitchell Attorneys at Law, and Schuettinger is chairperson of nursing at Central Maine Community College.

Carolyn Lepage was re-appointed to the board of directors for St. Mary’s Health System. She is president of Lepage Environmental Services, Inc.