June 04, 2020
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Care and Comfort names Michael Stair as president

Community Author: Barbara J. Cyr
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Michael Stair

WATERVILLE — Care & Comfort, a Waterville-based Behavioral Health and Home Health agency that provides care across 13 Maine counties, has announced the appointment of Michael Stair to president along with his current role as COO.

In this position, Stair will be responsible for directing all aspects of the agency. Susan D. Giguere, Chair and CEO, made the announcement saying, “I am pleased to announce Mike’s promotion. He is a proven, innovative leader with a wealth of expertise in our field. Since 2015, his leadership has been instrumental to our successfully navigating the ever-present changes and challenges in today’s healthcare environment. I have been very impressed with not only his business acumen but also his collaborative leadership approach. He shares my belief that our staff is Care & Comfort and that every employee is to be valued, inspired, and provided with opportunities for growth. His leadership experience and passion for excellence in care have strengthened our agency; I am thrilled Mike will be guiding C & C with his forward-thinking vision while shaping our future.”

A native of Texas, Stair earned his MBA and BBA from Stephen F. Austin State University. He has lived in Maine since 1994 and has over 30 years of financial, IT, operational, and executive management experience, much of which is in healthcare. In 2001, he joined Seniors Plus/Elder Independence of Maine in Lewiston, where he served for nine years. Following his tenure at EIM, Mike became COO of a company that provides direct home healthcare services. He also provided executive management consulting and contract C-level services for firms in various industries for over 15 years. He joined Care & Comfort as Chief Operating Officer in 2015.