• Andy Orr and Jack Withycomb joined the sales staff at Classic Flooring on Route One in Scarborough.

Orr lives in Portland and Withycomb comes from Rochester, N.H.

• Brian Ballute was hired as assistant treasurer for Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.

Prior to joining SBSI, Ballute was a senior associate auditor at KMPG in Boston.

• Dr. Michael Ricci, a vascular surgeon, joined the medical staff at Central Maine Medical Center.

He is practicing in association with Central Maine Cardiovascular Surgery in Lewiston. He previously worked for Fletcher Allen Health Care in Vermont.

• John Isacke was hired as chief financial officer for Preservation Management, Inc. Isacke formerly served as vice president for administration and chief financial officer of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.

• Marianne Tarraza, Kelly Cignoli, Will Leschey, Joyce Perrey, Mary Williams and Heidi Spencer joined the staff at Community Counseling Center in Portland.

Tarraza will serve as the agency’s administrative psychiatry director. She was formerly the administrative director at Integrated Behavioral Healthcare in Scarborough.

Cignoli is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner.

Leschey is a licensed psychologist, who provides individual, couples and family therapy.

Perrey spent the past several years at Integrated Behavioral Healthcare in Scarborough. She provides individual and group therapy, and has extensive experience in dialectical behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Williams is a licensed therapist, who treats a wide range of issues and specializes in depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.

Spencer is a mental health clinician, who has taught and supervised mental health students and practitioners, and works with individuals and couples of all ages.

• Erin Doucette, Frank O’Connor, Lindsay Spain and Michael Regan were hired as staff accountants at BerryDunn.

Doucette previously worked for Eastern Maine Development Corporation as an accounting associate.

O’Connor has a degree in business administration and a masters degree in accounting from the University of New Hampshire.

Regan formerly worked at Concord Co-op.

Spain has a bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Southern Maine.


• Craig Phillips was named executive director at Tedford Housing of Brunswick.

Phillips, of Auburn, came to Tedford Housing as interim executive director in October of 2011. He has more than 30 years experience in the non-profit sector, including 25 years as executive director at Common Ties Mental Health Services in Lewiston.

• Dana Baldwin was named director of learning and interpretation at the Portland Museum of Art.

Baldwin is the 2011 National Museum Educator of the Year and has been the museum’s Peggy L. Osher Director of Education since 1992.

• Kevin Fahey was promoted to general manager at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in South Portland.

Prior to joining Cracker Barrel, Fahey had 15 years experience in the restaurant industry. 


• Central Maine Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines — Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award. CMMC was recognized for its commitment to implement higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

• Thomas Judge, executive director of LifeFlight of Maine, was recognized recently at a national EMS conference with the Pinnacle Exemplary Leadership Award.

Judge was recognized for his “tireless dedication to improving critical care transport and making it safe, effective and efficient,” the press release said.

• Richard LeBlanc and Nathan Smith were recognized with the 2012 Meg Baxter Legacy Award at the United Way of Greater Portland Foundation’s annual Legacy Reception.

LeBlanc began practicing law in 1972 and co-founded LeBlanc and Young in 1995. He has been listed annually in “Best Lawyers in America” since 1989 and was named Portland, Maine’s Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2011 by Best Lawyers of America.

Smith has practiced real estate and energy law at Bernstein Shur, LLC for more than 30 years. Smith is known for his service and leadership at United Way of Greater Portland, Portland Trails, the City of Portland, and the Portland Public Library.


• Jennifer Moore joined the board of directors for Community Counseling Center.

Moore, of Raymond, is the chief operations officer for the MMC Physicians Health Organization.

• Dr. William Heinz was selected as chair of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for the National Federation of State High School Associations

Heinz is a sports medicine physician at OA Centers for Orthopaedics. He specializes in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment.


• iBec Creative was recently named Day’s Jewelers’ website design firm, winning the jeweler’s national request for proposals to redesign its website.

iBec will collaborate with The Internet Educator on the project.