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Jonathan Shapiro

Portland shareholder of Littler named co-chairman to Financial Services Industry Group

on May 09, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
NEW YORK — Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has named Shareholders Philip Berkowitz and Jonathan Shapiro as co-chairmen of the firm’s Financial Services Industry Group. Berkowitz is based in Littler’sNew York City office and Shapiro is based in Littler’s New York City and Portland, Maine, …
Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds named sales manager in Signature Truck Systems’ Eastern Division

on May 09, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor native Brian Reynolds recently accepted the position of sales manager, Eastern Division with Michigan based Signature Truck Systems, LLC. Reynolds and will assume business development responsibilities for the Northeast and East Coast regions of the United States. Signature Truck Systems is an industry leader and a worldwide manufacturer of propane bobtail …

Database manager joins MOFGA team

on May 05, 2016, at 10:40 a.m.
UNITY — Kaitlynn McGuire recently joined MOFGA as its database manager. A native of Skowhegan and now a resident of Belfast, McGuire attended College of the Atlantic, has a vocational degree in digital visual arts and has managed an organic farm. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
Gaye Richards, AKBD, has been a designer and draftsman with S.W. Collins Co. for six years and has recently earned her Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) certification through the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

Aroostook professional earns industry certification

By S.W. Collins on May 04, 2016, at 4:14 p.m.
CARIBOU — S.W. Collins Co. announced recently that Gaye Richards has earned certification as an associate kitchen and bath designer from the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Certification is based on written examinations and industry experience. Certified designers also must meet mandatory continuing education requirements annually. The certification recognizes achievement in …

Health Planning director steps down

By Mary Jane Bush on April 25, 2016, at 11:32 a.m.
BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Bay Healthy Communities Coalition announced that James Bradney will step down as health planning director on May 11. During his tenure with the coalition, Bradney strengthened the network of community programs and services in the Bucksport Bay area. In an announcement to the board, President Rick …
Belfast Creative Coalition Membership Coordinator Julia Clapp

Art coalition receives grant

By Kimberly Callas on April 25, 2016, at 11:20 a.m.
BELFAST — Belfast Creative Coalition earlier this year received a grant of $3,500 from the Arts Expansion Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to improve the organization’s membership program. This grant is in support of strengthening the coalitions’s capacity efforts for the arts and culture in the Belfast area. The …
Timothy Rollo

St. Joseph Healthcare names Lean program director

on April 18, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.
BANGOR — St. Joseph Healthcare announced recently the appointment of Timothy Rollo, as director of Lean Transformation for the organization. Rollo will champion the Covenant Lean Method established by Covenant Health, St. Joseph Healthcare’s parent organization. He will implement the Lean method throughout the St. Joseph organization through development of Lean best practices, project …
Jenny Rottmann

Jenny Rottmann joins Genesis Fund

on April 13, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Jenny Rottmann has joined the Genesis Community Loan Fund  as director of finance and administration, bringing more than a decade experience in both nonprofit management and community-based work. Rottmann of Portland will manage internal financial and operational systems for the Genesis Fund, a Community Development Financial Institution serving …

New Air Force recruiter assigned to Bangor

on April 13, 2016, at 12:06 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Staff Sgt. Christopher Martin has been assigned to the U.S. Air Force recruiting office located at 930 Stillwater Ave. Martin’s area of responsibility stretches from Bangor as far north as Fort Kent. The Air Force was hiring more than 21,000 new airmen in 2015, and in 2016, …

Kane Insurance Announces Portland Office

By David Brady on April 12, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — ​Kane Insurance is pleased to announce the opening of a new office on April 1 at 6 City Center, Suite 307. Kane Insurance was founded in 1995 by Michael G. Kane. As a veteran-­owned and operated agency, Kane began working out of a spare bedroom in his home and has since …
NRCS District Conservationist for Penobscot County Chuck Penney.

New district conservationist selected for Penobscot County

By Thomas Kielbasa on April 11, 2016, at 9:05 a.m.
BANGOR — A farming, soil and fisheries expert with more than 20 years of experience in environmental practices has been selected as the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) District Conservationist for Penobscot County. Chuck Penney, who most recently served as the NRCS District Conservationist for Hancock County, will take over …
Dr. Craig Curtis

Doctor in Bangor attains occupational medicine fellowship

on April 07, 2016, at 10:38 a.m.
BANGOR — Dr. Craig Curtis, medical director of St. Joseph WorkWell-Occupational Medicine, has been elevated to Fellowship in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Fellow is the highest class of membership within organization. It recognizes physicians who have been engaged in the full-time practice of occupational and environmental medicine and who have exhibited …

New hires and promotions at Albin, Randall & Bennett, CPAs

on March 28, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Albin, Randall & Bennett, a full-service certified public accounting firm based in Portland,  is announced promotions and hires in mid-January. Promoted were four accountants: Samantha Anderson, Karla Brannen, CPA, Ian Dumond and Amy Kronenthal, CPA. The firm also hired Mary Polito as Operations Director. Samantha Anderson has …

Amy Devin joins Curtis Thaxter

on March 28, 2016, at 12:08 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Amy N. Devin joined Curtis Thaxter LLC effective Jan. 1. Devin practices in the areas of real estate, commercial and corporate law, with a particular focus on affordable housing and community redevelopment.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
Stephanie A. Williams

Duane Morris adds trial lawyer Stephanie A. Williams as special counsel

on March 28, 2016, at 12 p.m.
BOSTON, Massachusetts — Duane Morris LLP has announced that Stephanie A. Williams has joined the firm as a special counsel in the Trial Practice Group. Williams joins Duane Morris from Perkins Thompson, P.A., in Portland, Maine. Williams was a shareholder and director at Perkins Thompson, P.A., where she coordinated and supervised the …
Jo-Ann Neal

Jo-Ann Neal of Allen Insurance and Financial obtains federal license on Medicare insurance

on March 28, 2016, at 11:47 a.m.
CAMDEN, Maine — Jo-Ann Neal of Allen Insurance and Financial has obtained her federal license to present Medicare insurance options to Allen clients. “Medicare coverage and insurance policies that help fill the gaps of Medicare can be complex and confusing,” said Dan Wyman, manager of Allen’s insured benefits division. “Jo-Ann and …
Reid Hayton-Hull

Reid Hayton-Hull joins Drummond Woodsum’s Real Estate Group

on March 28, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that attorney Reid Hayton-Hull has joined the firm and will be practicing in the Real Estate Group. Based in the firm’s Portland office, Hayton-Hull spent more than five years at a family practice honing her skills in real estate prior to joining …
Julia Greenleaf Pitney

Julia Greenleaf Pitney joins Drummond Woodsum’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights group

on March 28, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Drummond Woodsum, a premier northern New England law firm, is pleased to announce that attorney Julia (Greenleaf) Pitney has joined the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights and Trial Services Groups. She will be based in the firm’s growing Portland, Maine office and her practice will focus on …
U.S. Cellular has named Jonathan Isacco store manager for the Bangor store at 33 Bangor Mall Boulevard.

Cell phone store in Bangor hires new manager

By Kelly Cioe on March 28, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
BANGOR — U.S. Cellular announced that it has named Jonathan Isacco store manager for its store at 33 Bangor Mall Boulevard. Isacco leads store associates to help customers get the exact plan and device to meet their needs and show them how wireless technology can simplify and enhance their life …
Jason Favreau

Jason Favreau named MEREDA 2016 Volunteer of the Year

on March 28, 2016, at 10:12 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) presented BerryDunn CPA, Jason Favreau, with a 2016 Volunteer of the Year award. Favreau was one of five award recipients at the conference who were honored for their contributions to MEREDA and to the health of the Maine real estate …