Sandra Payson joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a personal lines account executive.

Payson, of Rockland, brings more than 30 years of experience in the industry.

 Sherrie Maietta joined Norway Savings Bank as assistant vice president, branch manager of its South Portland branch.

Maietta comes to Norway Savings with more than 20 years of retail banking experience.

 Bob Dunfey recently joined Wayfinder Schools as chief operating officer.

Most recently, Dunfey served as executive director of ITNPortland. Previously, he owned and operated hotels, real estate development projects and a property management company.

 Maine Audubon added three to its staff.

Agata Ketterick joined as membership manager. She was formerly the membership development manager at Tread Lightly in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Nicole Mailhot was named web and marketing coordinator. She was previously director of marketing at Rainbow Federal Credit Union in Auburn.

Brandi Sladek is the new design and brand coordinator. She was formerly the executive assistant at Maine Audubon.

 Scott Knoll joined Anania & Associates Investment Co. LLC as a partner and vice president of corporate development.

Knoll has 20 years of operating, strategy and investing experience. Most recently, he was as director of international and corporate development for WEX Inc.


 Kate Carney was promoted to vice president, BSA/security officer at Gorham Savings Bank.

Carney joined the bank in 2003 and has 18 years of experience in the financial services industry.


 The Maine Real Estate & Development Association made some changes to its board of directors.

Joining the board are: Timmi Paulson, of Preti Flaherty; Theresa Hodge, of Bath Savings Institution; and Jennifer Small, of Malone Commercial Brokers Inc.

They will replace retiring members: Eric Stauffer, Geoff Gattis and Mark Malone.

 The Portland Museum of Art elected the following officers to new terms on the board:

Anna Wells was named president; John Isacke was named chairman; Jeffrey Kane and Nancy Kaye were named vice presidents; Robert Nanovic was named treasurer; and James Houle was appointed secretary.

New and returning trustees elected to the board:

Nathan Clark, William Davisson Jr., Joseph Foley, Stewart Strawbridge and Heather Veitch.


 Gene McKeever, of Allen Insurance and Financial, again served as an official “subject matter expert” of questions for the property casualty producer and consultant license exams given by the Maine Bureau of Insurance.

McKeever is a commercial insurance specialist, with a special emphasis on the marine industry. He runs Allen Insurance and Financial’s in-house license education program.


 Scott McDonald, a representative for Modern Woodmen of America, received membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table.

McDonald, of Scarborough, is one of a small percentage of life insurance agents worldwide to achieve the designation.