New Hires, Promotions and Appointments

Debby Olken and Christina M. Carter have joined KMA Human Resources Consulting. Olken, a Portland resident, previously served for nearly 20 years as the human resources director for both the Maine Judicial Branch and the Maine State Legislature. Carter brings more than 12 years of HR experience in the financial services and lending industries. KMA, based in Falmouth, provides organizational development services to clients throughout northern New England, with a focus on central Maine.

Daniel Honan has joined Janney Montgomery Scott, a Philadelphia-based financial services firm, as executive vice president of wealth management in the firm’s new Yarmouth office. Honan most recently worked for Merrill Lynch in Portland, and previously served for nearly 25 years with Shearson Lehman Brothers. He is a graduate of Cheverus High School, serves on its board of advisers, and holds a bachelor’s degree from Babson College.

Baker Newman Noyes, an accounting and consulting firm with offices in Portland, has named four new principals: Anne Cloutier, Céline Couillaut, Rick Cyr and Sean Sinclair. Cloutier, Couillaut and Cyr previously served as senior managers and Sinclair is the firm’s chief operating officer. Couillaut lives in Falmouth, and Sinclair is a resident of Cape Elizabeth.

Tony Payne, of Falmouth, has been named vice president of business development at Clark Insurance. Payne joined the employee-owned, independent agency in 2011 as director of business development. A graduate of Cheverus High School and Hobart College, he has been a business executive and civic leader in Maine for more than 35 years.

Avesta Housing has appointed Tony Cipollone to its board of directors. Cipollone is president and chief executive officer of the John T. Gorman Foundation, which works to improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Maine. Previously, he served in senior leadership for more than 20 years at the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Avesta, based in Portland, is a nonprofit developer of affordable housing.

People Plus, a senior community center in Brunswick, has elected Carol Taylor Aderman and Mitchell Brown to its board of directors. Aderman, of Freeport, is a financial advisor at Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union. She previously served with Morgan Stanley and at Bank of America. Brown, of Brunswick, works in development at the University of New England. He holds a master’s degree in education from National University.

New Beginnings

A Portland-based composting company, formerly known as Resurgam, has renamed itself We Compost It. Founded in 2011, the company collects and recycles food scraps and other organic waste from nearly 100 restaurants, schools, hotels, hospitals and other facilities. With a new processing facility, We Compost It adopted the new name to reflect the company’s regional growth.

Dr. Kelly Worster, of Portland, has opened a new chiropractic office at the Maine Central Railroad Building, 222 St. John St., Suite 308, Portland. Worster has been specializing in gentle chiropractic techniques in Maine since 2010. She previously practiced at Lifeworks Chiropractic Center in Falmouth.


Bath Savings Institution recently honored employees for their commitment to exceptional service and customer relationships at its 2014 Employee Recognition Night in Bath. Among the honorees, who were granted additional vacation time in appreciation, was Michelle Barker, assistant manager of the bank’s Freeport branch, who received the Neighbor to Neighbor Award for her commitment to community service. Bank employees voted Daniel Wilson as their most helpful internal support person in 2014. Wilson is assistant manager of deposit services in Bath.

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