n Harriman has hired three people to its staff.

Christopher Carroll joined as a senior architect with more than 20 years of experience in architectural design for various client types. His experience includes educational and health care facilities.

James Beasley joined as a senior architect. He spent a semester studying abroad in Macerata, Italy. His design experience includes working with various client types.

Drew Bortles was hired an intern interior designer. He recently received his degree in interior design from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

n Dale Knapp recently joined Tetra Tech in Portland as a senior environmental consultant.

Knapp has more than a decade of experience as an environmental consultant. He currently serves as president of the Maine Association of Site Evaluators and brings experience in agency negotiation and state and federal permitting.

n Chris Indorf was appointed superintendent of curriculum and instruction for the Biddeford School Department.

Indorf, of Saco, served as associate head for teaching and learning at Thornton Academy in Saco for the past 15 years. He worked at Thornton from 1999 until 2014, as teacher, adviser, coach, interim librarian, technology integrator and for the last four years as an assistant headmaster.

n Emma Deans has joined Thornton Academy as a communications associate.

Deans, of Gorham, brings nonprofit communications experience from Portland, Oregon’s Ecotrust and the Montana Conservation Corps.


n SIS Bank of Sanford promoted three people on its staff.

Anthony Cataldi, chief operating officer, has taken on the role as chief risk officer and was promoted to executive vice president. Cataldi has been with SIS for nearly three years and previously held senior management positions at community banks in New York and North Carolina.

Nathan Milkins, assistant vice president of electronic banking, will now serve as assistant vice president and network administrator while retaining some of his electronic banking administrative duties.

Dean Garnett, an IT technician, was promoted to information security officer.


n Somic America, of Brewer, and Howard Tool Co., of Bangor, have earned the state’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program Award in recognition of their rigorous safety achievement programs.

n Joe Porta, a partner and broker at The Boulos Co., recently received a SIOR designation.

Porta completed the rigorous training and certification, which ensures professionals of the highest quality in their ranks.

n Roger Putnam, an attorney and managing partner at Verrill Dana, was recognized with an award created in his honor, The Roger A. Putnam Community Service Award.

Putnam has more than 50 years of service at Verrill Dana and has exemplified the ideals of service to the community and to the legal profession. He received the award at a recent gathering of Verrill Dana’s staff and attorneys from all of the firm’s offices across New England.

n The Maine Department of Transportation, Region 3, earned the Safety and Health Award for Public Employers.

Region 3 covers western Maine.

n Alan Ordway, former director and owner of Winona Camps for Boys; John Ryan, president of Wright-Ryan Construction Inc.; and Dana Connors, president of Maine State Chamber of Commerce, were recently inducted into the Junior Achievement of Maine Business Hall of Fame.

n Amy Belisle, M.D., FAAP, has been named by the Centers for Disease Control as Maine’s winner of the 2014 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award.

Belisle, of Yarmouth, is the director of child health quality improvement at Maine Quality Counts.

n Bar Harbor Bank & Trust was named by American Banker magazine as one of the top 200 community banks in the nation.

It was the only bank in Maine to make the list and only one of a few in the Northeast to receive this recognition.

n Royce Cross, president and chief executive officer of the Bangor-based Cross Insurance, received an honorary degree of doctor of business administration from Husson University at its commencement ceremony May 11.

Cross was recognized by the University for his integrity, hard work, loyalty and dedication as a business and community leader.