• Alan Hepner was hired as an office manager at Allied Engineering of Portland. Hepner, of Portland, previously worked at CWS Architects for 12 years in this same role.

Alex Chaiken recently joined the Law Office of Susan E. Hunter as an associate. Chaiken did his undergraduate work at the University of Maine and received his law degree at the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2010. His practice is limited to estate planning and administration.

The Park Danforth added three people to its staff.

Robert Moore was hired as chief financial officer. Moore has more than 20 years of leadership experience.

Rick Mageles was hired as director of environmental services and systems. Mageles previously worked for St. Andre Health Care in Biddeford and VNA Home Health & Hospice.

Jennifer Davis joined the retirement community staff as a human resources coordinator. Davis previously worked for Hannaford Brothers for 10 years.

Cathy Maher joined Bangor Savings Bank as vice president, regional administrative manager. Maher, of Bangor, has more than 38 years of banking experience. She serves on the boards of the Bangor Region Chamber and the Penobscot Theatre.

Robert J. MacMath joined Salem Advisory Group LLC as an investment adviser representative. MacMath, of Portland, is also a registered representative of H. Beck, a broker/ dealer. He was previously with Peoples Securities Inc., a subsidiary of People’s United Bank.

Jessica Wallace joined Hall Internet Marketing as a digital marketing analyst. Wallace has more than five years of marketing experience. She previously managed the Web and social media marketing for Vreeland Marketing.

Stephanie Goggin joined the Maine Conservation Corps as an environmental educator and AmeriCorps volunteer at the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve in Wells. Goggin, of Westbrook, is a 2011 graduate of Antioch University — New England, where she studied environmental education.


Denise Vachon was named chief executive officer of Park Danforth. Vachon previously served as executive director at the retirement community. She joined the Park Danforth in 1983.

Jay Gerrish was promoted to executive chef at Park Danforth. Gerrish joined Park Danforth in 1988 and previously served as director of dining services and director of operations.

Jennifer Hogan was promoted to executive vice president of Community Credit Union in Lewiston. Hogan, of Turner, will be responsible for assisting the president/CEO in supervising all functions of the credit union, specifically the departments of lending, marketing, deposit/operations, human resources and internal controls.


• Beth Newlands Campbell was elected to a three-year term on the REI board of directors.  Campbell, of Cape Elizabeth, is the president of Hannaford Supermarkets. Campbell is also a board member at Maine Medical Center, the Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges and Cornell University’s Business Advisory Council.

The following individuals were elected officers of the Portland Museum of Art’s board of trustees: John Isacke, president; Hans Underdahl, chairman; Anna Wells and Laurence Rubinstein, vice presidents; Robert Nanovic, treasurer; William Ryan Jr., assistant treasurer; and James Houle, secretary.

Trustees elected for new terms are: Selma Botman, Albert Glickman, Walter Goldfarb, M.D., Joan Kelly, Christopher Robinson and Earle Shettleworth Jr.


The University of New England College of Pharmacy recognized the following people on its staff:

Emily Dornblaser, Pharm.D., an assistant clinical professor and critical-care specialist, was elected secretary of the Global Pharmacy Education Special Interest Group. Dornblaser has served as a pharmacy faculty representative in UNE’s Ghana Health Partnership.

Steven Sutton, Ph.D., chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences, was selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Matthew Lacroix, Pharm.D., was appointed to a one-year term on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Council of Faculties Rules and Resolutions Committee.