Harold Clossey was appointed president and chief executive officer of the Maine Development Foundation.

Since 2006, Clossey had served as executive director for the Sunrise County Economic Council in Washington County. Before that, he held numerous leadership roles with local boards and organizations in Washington County.

The foundation also hired Lorain Francis as senior program director for its Maine Downtown Center. Francis comes to the MDF from Rockland Main Street Inc., where she served as founding executive director and manager.

Stu Dye was hired as a senior loan officer at Residential Mortgage Services.

Dye has worked in the mortgage industry since 2003.

Karl Saba, D.O., joined the medical staff at Central Maine Medical Center and will practice at Central Maine Pain Management in Lewiston.

Saba recently completed an interventional adult and pediatric pain fellowship at Harvard Medical School-Longwood Medical Area in Boston.


Carl Spang and James Donnelly joined the board of directors for the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Spang, president of Falcon Performance Footwear in Auburn, brings more than 20 years of manufacturing experience to the board.

Donnelly serves as executive vice president at Machias Savings Bank and has more than 20 years of banking and commercial finance expertise.

Thomas Keating, M.D., was elected to the board of directors for the American Cancer Society New England Division.

Keating became involved with the American Cancer Society in 1978 after his brother’s diagnosis with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He helped establish the first Relay For Life event in Bath/Brunswick in 1995 and continues to participate in local Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events. In 2012, Keating was honored with the American Cancer Society’s St. George National Award to recognize his more than 30 years of service to the community in support of the society’s mission.

John Lewis, an admissions representative for Universal Technical Institute, was appointed to serve on the board of the executive committee for the Maine state chapter of SkillsUSA. Lewis, of Cape Elizabeth is a longtime volunteer for SkillsUSA Maine. He will assume the head judge responsibility for the Diesel Equipment Technology Competition.

SkillsUSA Maine provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development.


Glenn Hutchinson, president and chief executive officer at Bath Savings Institution, was recently honored with 25 years of service to the financial institution.

Hutchinson was recognized for his commitment to exceptional service and customer relationships. He was credited with inspiring the bank’s culture of outstanding customer service and for directing the growth of bank assets from $100 million to $700 million dollars.

Betsy Patton and Lois Moran, senior travel advisers for Hurley Travel Experts, were named super agents by Travel & Leisure magazine.

It’s the 10th year in a row that Patton and Moran have been included in the magazine’s “A List” of top U.S. travel industry experts.

Patton’s career spans 30 years, ranging from travel operations to personal travel management. She has traveled throughout the Middle East, Africa, South America, the Far East, the Caribbean and Europe.

Moran also has traveled extensively, to places including Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South America, Asia and India.

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