• Peter Crepeau joined Winxnet, a Portland-based IT solutions provider, as a senior engineer. Crepeau has more than 12 years of professional IT experience. Most recently, he worked as a senior professional services engineer for CBE Technologies. 

• Daniel P. Thornton joined People’s United Bank as senior vice president and senior lender in commercial banking. Thornton had worked at TD Bank in Portland for the past 27 years. 

• Jennifer J. Baldwin was named assistant director of institutional advancement at Cheverus High School. Baldwin, of Cape Elizabeth, was previously with Mercy Health System of Maine, where she served as its development associate for annual giving. She has more than 10 years of development and fundraising experience. 

• Ronald G. Cantor was recently appointed president of Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. He will assume his new post on Aug. 29. He is the associate vice president and dean at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, N.Y. He has nearly three decades of experience in higher education administration. Cantor will replace James O. Ortiz, who has served as SMCC president for the past 10 years. 

• Julie Mulkern was promoted to executive director of WinterKids, a nonprofit that helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through outdoor winter activity. Mulkern has served as development director since September 2008 and has 12 years of professional nonprofit experience. 

• Jessamyn Larrabee Norton, a specialist in emerging markets, joined Spinnaker Trust as chief investment officer. Norton, of Falmouth, was previously with Fidelity Management & Research in Boston. 

• Daniel J. Rose, of Drummond Woodsum, was elected a fellow. Rose is co-chair of the firm’s labor and employment group. He represents private and public entities in employment and labor matters, including compliance with discrimination laws, wrongful discharge, wage and hour issues, workers’ compensation discrimination, litigation and negotiations, the news release said. 

• Regina Rooney joined the Maine affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure as a community outreach manager. Rooney was previously with Spruce Run, a domestic violence organization in Bangor. She also teaches Women’s Studies as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine. 

• The Rev. Robert Grove-Markwood was named president of Bangor Theological Seminary. Grove-Markwood previously served as director of admissions and has been a member of the seminary’s board of trustees. He is the pastor of the Presque Isle Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, where he has served since 1987 and will continue to serve in a reduced role. 


• Alyson deWildt, a tax specialist at BerryDunn, CPAs and Management Consultants, was promoted to senior manager in the firm’s tax practice group. DeWildt provides tax planning and compliance services to businesses in the manufacturing, forest products, construction as well as wholesale and retail distribution industries.

Lisa S. Trundy was promoted to senior manager in BerryDunn’s Health Care/Not-for-Profit Industry Group. Trundy provides audit and consulting services in the health care industry, particularly to acute-care hospitals. 

• Dan Walsh was promoted to senior vice president and senior commercial lender with Norway Savings Bank. Walsh is based at the bank’s office on Congress Street in Portland. He joined the bank in 1997 as vice president and commercial lender and was promoted to his most recent role as regional vice president in 2006. 


• Marie Vienneau, chief executive officer and chief nursing officer at Millinocket Regional Hospital, was elected chair of the Maine Hospital Association board of directors.

William Caron, president of MaineHealth in Portland, is this year’s chair-elect; Art Blank, chief executive officer of Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor, is treasurer; and Michelle Hood, chief executive officer of Eastern Maine Health Systems, is the board’s new secretary.

Joining the board will be Sylvia Getman, chief executive officer of Aroostook Medical Center; Chuck Hays, chief executive officer of MaineGeneral Medical Center; Michael Lally, chief executive officer of Calais Regional Hospital; and Rebecca Ryder, chief executive officer of Franklin Memorial Hospital. 

The following people were elected to the board of trustees for the Portland Museum of Art: Melanie Stewart Cutler, John P. Moore and William B. Williams.

Rosalyne S. Bernstein and Peggy L. Osher were named honorary trustees for their nearly 100 years of combined service to the museum.

John F. Isacke was elected president. Hans Underdahl was elected chairman and Anna H. Wells was elected vice president. Walter B. Goldfarb, M.D., and Christopher N. Robinson were elected vice presidents at large. Robert S. Nanovic was elected treasurer. William J. Ryan Jr. was elected assistant treasurer and James Houle was elected secretary.

Natalie Burns of Cape Elizabeth was elected president and chair of the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Maine. Burns is a partner and director at the law firm Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry in Portland.


• Aging Excellence, a non-medical elder care company, has opened a new service office at 45 Mechanic St. in Camden. 

• Jane Carreiro, D.O., associate professor and chair at the UNE Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, was recently profiled in the book, “The Feminine Touch: Women in Osteopathic Medicine” by Thomas A. Quinn. The book showcases some of the women who rose above adversity to become osteopathic doctors in the early years. She was one of 20 women who have graduated from colleges of Osteopathic Medicine since 1965 who were profiled for their contribution to the profession.