Jeff LaPierre, Patrick Smith, Denise Ireland and Becky Fortier were hired by Harriman, an architecture and engineering firm.

LaPierre, of Gardiner, joined Harriman as a senior mechanical engineer. He has more than 16 years of experience in the industry and is a licensed professional engineer in six states.

Smith, of Raymond, has more than 13 years of experience in civil drafting and design. He will be responsible for the AutoCAD production for the civil engineering department.

Ireland, of Auburn, joined the firm as its human resources and benefits administrator. She has more than 15 years of experience.

Fortier, of Sabattus, joined the firm as an administrative assistant. She has 23 years of experience.

Adam Lomas joined Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker as a staff accountant in the firm’s financial services practice group. Lomas, of Portland, was previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Kevin Crouanas joined the sales team for Classic Flooring in Scarborough. Crouanas, of Windham, previously worked for Yankee Machine in Casco.

Sarah Mullen was hired by Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, as an associate attorney. Mullen, of Bangor, was previously with Morgan, Brown & Joy, a boutique labor and employment firm in Boston.

Terry Turner was hired by Tilson Technology Management as a senior consultant. Turner was previously a project manager for the Trust for Public Land.

Tim Booth was hired by Connectivity Point Design & Installation LLC as a sales engineer. Booth has more than 11 years of experience in designing and installing voice, data and video solutions. He has owned two voice, data and fiber optic installation businesses for the past eight years.

Tim Higgins was named general manager at The Gelato Fiasco Flagship Store. Higgins, of Brunswick, will manage all aspects of the store’s operation with a focus on customer satisfaction and team management. He is a licensed real estate agent and LEED-accredited professional. He was previously a manager for Pagliacci Pizza in Seattle.


Zachary I. Greenfield was named a partner in the law firm of Monaghan Leahy LLP. Greenfield will continue to focus in the areas of lending, commercial real estate, title insurance, real estate litigation and business law.

Lauren Geiger Moye was named vice president of Demont Associates’ New England West. Geiger Moye has worked for the company for the past 16 years as a volunteer, development director and senior associate.

Erin Damon was promoted to assistant registrar at The Portland Museum of Art. Damon was previously the museum’s curatorial coordinator, a position she held since 2007.


Joe Bruno was named trustee at-large of the Cumberland County Civic Center Board of Trustees. Bruno is chairman of the Raymond Board of Selectman and owns Community Pharmacies, a 10-store independent chain of pharmacies throughout the state. He is a former Maine legislator and served as House Republican leader in the 120th and 121st Legislature.

Gary Plummer of Windham and Neal Pratt of Scarborough were reappointed to the board for a three-year term. Plummer serves in the Maine Legislature. Pratt is a partner in the law firm of Preti, Flaherty, Beleveau, & Pachios LLP. Pratt was re-elected president of the board, and Linda Boudreau of South Portland was elected vice chair.

The Humane Society of the United States recognized Susan McHugh, an associate professor of English at the University of New England, with an honorable mention in the Distinguished Established Course Award for her class, “Animals, Literature, and Culture.” The course demonstrates the value of literary studies in showing how and why species differences endure as the most lasting markers of social distinction. McHugh teaches courses in writing, literary theory and animal studies. She is the author of “Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines.”

Brian Petrovek and Bruce Wagner were named co-chairs of the American Heart Association’s Southern Maine Heart Walk, scheduled for May 15. Wagner is president and owner of Traverse CEO, a Maine-based LLC that provides leadership for companies in transition or distress. Petrovek is managing owner of the Portland Pirates

The Human Resources Association of Southern Maine elected the following individuals to its board of directors: Deborah L. Whitworth, managing director Lebel & Harriman LLP’s human resources consulting division, was elected president. She has more than 25 years of experience in human resources and management. Lisa A.B. Noonan was named president-elect. She is on the SHRM Maine State Council as state director for college relations and has more than 14 years of experience in the field. Robert Smith was re-elected treasurer. He is manager of human resources at D&G Machine Products in Westbrook. Catharine MacLaren was elected secretary. She is chief operating officer of Workforce Performance Solutions, Affiliated EAP & Training Services in Portland.

Time Warner Cable has expanded its service to the island of North Haven. Now, hundreds of residents and businesses will have access to Road Runner high-speed Internet, digital phone with unlimited nationwide calling, and digital cable with more than 100 HD channels.

The Maine Chapter of U.S. Green Building Council appointed the following individuals to its board of directors: Tom “Doc” Brudzinski, owner and director of ToME LLC; Keith Collins, owner of the LEED Platinum BrightBuilt Barn; Ian Houseal, sustainability coordinator for the City of Portland; Doug Hunter, president of the Hunter Group Inc.; Steve Konstantino, owner and founder of Maine Green Building Supply in Portland; Naomi Mermin, principal at Naomi Mermin Consulting; and John Robinson, a commercial real estate broker at Magnusson Balfour in Portland.

Marianne Moore, a city councilor in Calais, was named to the 12-member executive committee that helps guide the Maine Municipal Association. Moore, a hiking and mountain climbing enthusiast, who owns a business in Calais, is serving her third term on the City Council.

Tom Gallant and Ann McAlhany, business counselors for the Maine Small Business Development Centers, relocated to a new office at Coastal Enterprises Inc. at One Cumberland Place in Bangor.

Karen Hadley Keim, president of the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Maine, was appointed to serve on the commission on the status of women in Maine. Keim will serve a two-year term. The commission works with the governor and legislature to promote, carry out and coordinate programs designed to improve opportunities for women in Maine.

Pasquale F. Maiorino was named chairman of the board of directors for Androscoggin Bank. Maiorino is an active member of the bank’s board. He serves as chair of two committees and is a member of several others.