Hires, promotions, appointments

David Ackley was promoted to executive vice president at Camden National Bank, and will succeed retiring Joanne Campbell as chief risk officer July 7.

Whitney Gill has been appointed the executive director for the Maine Crafts Association and Shop Maine Craft Board of Directors. She first joined the Maine Crafts Association as an artist and retail gallery staff member in 2013.

Alice Kabore was hired as the program director for Hope Acts, a nonprofit immigrant resources organization serving Greater Portland. Previously, Kabore was the multicultural and multilingual coordinator for the South Portland School Department.


Associate Broker Maryanne Bear has returned to the Fontaine Family Real Estate Leader‘s Scarborough office.


Randy Corkum was hired by OceanView at Falmouth as director of assisted living. He was director of residential care at Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough and spent four years as director of operations in eye care at Maine Medical Center.


Leigh Arsenault was hired at the John T. Gorman Foundation as a program associate, working in grantmaking strategies. Previously, she was the program manager at Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program, as well as a policy advisor in the Office of the Undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Education.


Sharyn Shearer, a volunteer for Project GRACE in Scarborough, was awarded the Volunteer of the Year award by Altrusa International Foundation of Portland. Project GRACE is a community assistance nonprofit by neighbors, for neighbors in Scarborough. Shearer has participated in a wide variety of volunteer activities at different local organizations.

Sharyn Shearer, a volunteer for Scarborough’s Project GRACE, received the Volunteer of the Year award from Altrusa. From left: Alberta Follansbee, Project GRACE board president; Shearer; Anita Chandler, president of Altrusa’s Maine chapter; Stephanie Cox, Project GRACE executive director. Contributed / Altrusa

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