Connor Daigler recently joined Siemens Building Technologies of Scarborough as a systems specialist. Daigler brings experience in building automation systems. He was previously with Johnson Controls.


Infinity Federal Credit Union in Westbrook hired Maureen St. John as a senior performance manager. St. John brings more than 21 years of experience in banking leadership. Most recently, she worked for Camden National Bank as a retail regional senior vice president in Southern Maine.

Diversified Communications welcomed the following new employees:
Julie Roopenian was hired as a customer service coordinator. Roopenian previously worked for Hermes of Paris in New York.
Madeline Scharff joined as an attendee acquisition coordinator. Most recently, she worked for SmartFlower Solar in Massachusetts.
Lauren Vorwald has joined Scott Simons Architects as an architectural designer. Vorwald, of South Portland, previously worked at DeStafano Architects in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She brings experience in both commercial and residential design.

STARC Systems Inc., based in Brunswick, announced seven new management hires.
Carolyn Faulkner, of Brunswick, was hired as vice president of finance and treasurer. Most recently, Faulkner served as vice president of finance and administration at Vets First Choice.


Rik Glover, of Portland, joined as vice president of manufacturing. Glover previously worked for Fairchild Semiconductor, Barber Foods and Hussey Seating Co.


Hope Chalmers, of Atlanta, Georgia, was hired as a Southeast regional sales manager. Chalmers brings extensive key account management expertise.


Joseph Bitonti, from Long Island in New York, joined as NY/Mid-Atlantic regional sales manager. Bitonti brings experience working with architects, builders and contractors.


Johanna Welsh, of Chicago, joined as Midwest regional sales manager. She brings experience working with architects and contractors.


Craig Fairbetter, of Bentonville, Arkansas, joined as Southwest regional sales manager. Fairbetter brings experience working with builders, supply distributors and major contractors.


Luke Middleton, of Topsham, was promoted to Mountain-Pacific regional sales representative. Middleton has been with the company since 2016 as inside sales manager.


Lynch Logistics, previously known as Central Maine Transport, has hired Dana Burleigh as vice president. Burleigh joins the Bangor-based company from Schneider Logistics and Schneider National in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he was director of account development.

SMRT Architects and Engineers announced six design professionals were named associate principals.
SMRT’s newest owners include: Nikhil Bodhankar, Kristen Damuth, Jonathan Kasper, Nicole Rogers, Andrew Tyner and Graham Vickers.
Bodhankar has more than a decade of experience in specialized scientific research and practice in electrical engineering.
Since joining SMRT in 2014, he has designed electrical systems for education, government, health care and renewable energy clients.

Damuth has more than 20 years of experience in designing and managing projects for health care, higher education, advanced technology, commercial and government clients.


Kasper is an associate principal and director of mechanical engineering. He joined SMRT in 2015.



Rogers is an associate principal and director of architecture. She joined SMRT in 2011 and manages projects for higher education, health care, government and commercial clients.


Tyner joined SMRT in 2006. His practice focuses on designing and managing projects for clients in the advanced technology and higher education areas.


Vickers is associate principal and director of justice practice. Vickers’ experience at SMRT covers a variety of project types, sizes and construction delivery methods.


Suzette Bois was promoted to chief financial officer at SMRT Architects and Engineers. Bois was previously a senior principal. She joined SMRT in 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in private-sector finance and public accounting.