• Robert Vail joined People’s Securities Inc. as a financial adviser for Southern Maine and New Hampshire.

Vail of Kennebunk has more than seven years of experience in the financial industry and will be responsible for providing personal investment and insurance planning.

Tom Cattell joined Black Point Capital Management as director of wealth management. Cattell has more than 30 years of experience in trust departments and investment management. He was most recently chief executive officer at HeadInvest.

Cindy Sullivan was named executive director of the Maine Dental Association.

Sullivan of Minot is currently the PAC, party and lobbyist registrar for the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices.

She has more than 20 years of combined experience in public and community relations, budgeting, grant writing, board/committee development and strategic planning.

Lucinda Houston was named director of admissions of St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion.

Houston has extensive clinical experience in medical and surgical, oncology, cardiology and case management.


Jesse K. Frederick was named a principal at Enterprise Engineering, Inc.

Frederick is a registered professional mechanical engineer who joined EEI in 2004.

Marc Belanger Jr. and Sean Ferguson were promoted at CCB Inc. of Westbrook.

Belanger was named vice president of operations. He joined CCB full-time in 1999.

Ferguson was hired as vice president of finance. He joined CCB in 2008 as a controller after spending 11 years as an accountant and consultant to the construction industry.

Together they purchased shares of the company vacated from then-vice president of finance and minority owner Donald W. Raye after his retirement in late 2011.

Derrick Hollings was named senior vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer of EMHS.

Hollings has more than 25 years experience in health-care financial management.

David Pease was promoted to executive vice president, chief resource officer at Androscoggin Bank.

Pease has more than 23 years of human resources and training management experience. He joined the bank in 2008 and teaches management courses at Thomas College.


Richard White and Dr. Mukesh Bhargava were appointed to the board of trustees at Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook.

White of Portland is the general manager of employer and provider partnerships at Martin’s Point Health Care and Bhargava of Sanford is chief medical officer at Goodall Hospital in Sanford.

Kenneth A. Ross, president of Clark Insurance, was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland. Ross previously served on the board in the 1980s. He and his wife live in Scarborough.


St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion earned the highest quality rating — five out of five stars — from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The rating system is based on health inspections, staffing and quality measures to achieve an overall rating.

R. Todd Walker of the Farm Family Walker Agency was recognized at the 2012 Farm Family Insurance annual conference as a top 10 national sales leader for the month of January.

The Walker Agency is located in Richmond.


Steve Luttrell of the Community Television Network was recently named access producer of the year for his show “Poet’s Cafe,” which highlights poets and musicians from Maine.

Dr. Samuel Broaddus, division director of Maine Medical Partners-Urology, was named a Hometown Hero by the American Urological Association.

Broaddus has been a member of Portland Urologic Associates since the 1980s. He joined MMC in 2008. In his 30-year career, he has brought his medical expertise to St. Lucia, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Pakistan and Vietnam. He is also the surgical team leader of Konbit Sante, a Maine-based volunteer group that aids the people of Haiti.

Abigail Flynn, general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront, was named the regional General Manager of the Year for the North Atlantic.

Flynn was hired at the Hilton Garden Inn on Commercial Street in 2003.


• PeoplesChoice Credit Union is closing its 35 Bradbury St. branch in Biddeford on March 31.

All branch employees will be retained and moved to the recently renovated and expanded 369 Elm St. branch in Biddeford.

PeoplesChoice was chartered in 1963 by parishioners at St. Joseph’s Church. An event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 at the branch to honor the role that St. Joseph’s played in PeoplesChoice history in the community. An open house event at the Elm Street branch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6.