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Kate McAleer of Bixby’s is SBA’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year

on April 10, 2015, at 11:25 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the winner of its annual Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2015. Kate McAleer of Bixby & Co. LLC has been selected for this prestigious honor. “It is always wonderful to see the creativity and determination that young entrepreneurs like …

Maine Coast Shellfish SBA’s Small Business Exporter of the Year

on April 10, 2015, at 11:22 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The U.S. Small Business Administration is pleased to announce that Thomas Adams, owner of Maine Coast Shellfish, LLC has been selected to receive the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2015 Small Business Exporter of the Year Award for Maine. “Roughly 95 percent of the world’s population lives outside of our …

BILD Architecture SBA’s Micro-Enterprise of the Year

on April 10, 2015, at 11:19 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine –– The U.S. Small Business Administration is pleased to announce that Evan Carroll and Sasha Salzberg, owners of BILD Architecture LLC, have been selected as the 2015 Micro-Enterprise of the Year for Maine and New England. “This innovative architectural firm is the perfect fit for SBA’s Microenterprise Award,” said …

RSU13 Charles Butler, School Nutrition Director- Awarded Director of the Year

By betty hayes on April 08, 2015, at 4:44 p.m.
RSU13 School Nutrition Director Wins State Recognition Rockland April 7, 2015 – The non-profit Maine School Nutrition Association has awarded Charles Butler, Director of School Nutrition the Director of the Year Award. This statewide achievement recognizes the extraordinary contributions of school nutrition directors who manage effective school meal programs that …

Portland Public Schools, Nancy McAdam awarded Manager of the Year 2015

By betty hayes on April 08, 2015, at 4:43 p.m.
Portland Public Schools Nutrition Manager Wins State Recognition Portland, Maine March 30, 2015 – The non-profit Maine School Nutrition Association has awarded Nancy McAdam from Portland Public Schools the Manager of the Year Award, considered the highest honor a school nutrition manager can earn. The award recognizes a cafeteria manager …

Maine Small Business Person of Year is Heidi Neal, Loyal Biscuit

on April 08, 2015, at 11:22 a.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, has announced this year’s Small Business Person of the Year winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A panel is currently reviewing all the packages and a …
Daniel J. McGarvey

MEMIC promotes McGarvey to Chief Operating Officer

on April 08, 2015, at 10:24 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Workers’ compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has announced the promotion of Daniel J. McGarvey to Chief Operating Officer. McGarvey joined MEMIC in 2009 as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, McGarvey will oversee MEMIC’s financial accounting operation including premium audit and …
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Lieberwirth, recently selected as the 1st Coast Guard District Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year, is recognized at a luncheon held in his honor at Coast Guard Base Boston, April 2.

First Coast Guard District honors top enlisted members

on April 08, 2015, at 9:16 a.m.
BOSTON — Coast Guard leaders and distinguished guests joined together April 2, to recognize and honor 26 outstanding enlisted members at the 17th annual 1st District Enlisted Person of the Year award luncheon at Coast Guard Base Boston. The EPOY nomination is reserved exclusively for enlisted personnel who sustain high standards …

Rick Forsley earns Pinnacle Club award from Investors Capital

on April 06, 2015, at 4:45 p.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine — Managing Owner and Financial Adviser Rick Forsley of Choice Investments has earned the distinguished Pinnacle Club award from Investors Capital Corporation, a premier independent broker/dealer located in Lynnfield, Mass., and winner of the 2013 Broker-Dealer of the Year award. The Pinnacle Club award is presented to registered representatives …
Daniel Beaulieu, RN, CNOR

NMMC’s Daniel Beaulieu receives national certification

By Joanne Fortin on April 06, 2015, at 2:31 p.m.
Fort Kent — Alain Bois, Director of Nursing at Northern Maine Medical Center, was informed on March 23, 2015, that Daniel Beaulieu had successfully completed the CNOR certification. CNOR is a definition and not an acronym. CNOR certification is defined by the Competency and Credentialing Institute as, “the documented validation of …
Dr. Christine Irish

MaineHealth announces two leadership appointments

on April 03, 2015, at 2:45 p.m.
MaineHealth, the state’s largest family of leading high-quality healthcare providers, has named Al Swallow executive vice president and treasurer. Swallow has served as senior vice president of finance for MaineHealth since March 2014. He succeeds Frank McGinty, who has retired from his role as executive vice president and treasurer at …
Michael Bigos

Berman and Simmons lawyer earns highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell

By Trevor Maxwell on April 03, 2015, at 10:57 a.m.
LEWISTON, BANGOR, and PORTLAND, Maine, March 31, 2015 – Attorney Michael Bigos of the Berman & Simmons law firm has earned the highest possible peer rating in personal injury, litigation, and business law from Martindale-Hubbell. Martindale-Hubbell conducts peer review ratings of lawyers throughout the U.S., with the results based on …
Beth M. Evans joins CIEE as vce president of global enrollment management

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange names Beth M. Evans VP of Global Enrollment Management

By Sarah Day on April 02, 2015, at 3:23 p.m.
CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange today announced Beth M. Evans as vice president of global enrollment management for Study Abroad. In this newly created position, Evans will oversee global enrollment, including direct-to-student, and institutional relations for CIEE’s more than 200 undergraduate study abroad programs. In addition, she will manage …

Maine truck driver earns national award

By Ron Round on April 02, 2015, at 2:07 p.m.
Rob Fernald, MPDA Membership Officer has been named 2015 TA/Petro Citizen Driver during a ceremony held at the Mid-America Trucking Show held in Louisville, Ky. on March 27This award, initiated in 2013, recognizes professional drivers that bring respect to the driving profession. Drivers that earn this award not only have …
Robert C. Allen
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services

UBS’ Robert Allen named in Barron’s top financial advisors

on April 01, 2015, at 8:36 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Barron’s has announced that UBS Financial Adviser Robert C. Allen has been included in Barron’s Top 1200 Financial Advisors list for 2015. He has been ranked No. 2 in Maine on the list. This list is released annually to recognize financial advisers who have risen to the …
Towle Tompkins

Towle Tompkins named executive director of AHA

on March 31, 2015, at 3:33 p.m.
Towle Tompkins recently joined the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in Maine as the association’s new Executive Director. Towle has, at various times, supervised the marketing, sales, production, and creative aspects of television, digital, print, and events at Maine’s two CBS television affiliates; the Maine-based cable channel, Outside Television; and …
Blair Genther

Blair Genther promoted in Orono Ameriprise as financial adviser

on March 27, 2015, at 12:02 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Blair Genther has been promoted in the Orono office of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., as a financial adviser. His office is located at 44 Main St. Blair will be part of Harlan, McGillvray, Kallem and Hackmann, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. As a financial …
Rhonda A. Waskiewicz, OTR, Ed.D., has been named dean of the College of Health and Education at Husson University.

Rhonda A. Waskiewicz, OTR, Ed.D., Named Dean of the College of Health and Education at Husson University

By Eric B. Gordon on March 27, 2015, at 11:43 a.m.
BANGOR, MAINE – March 24, 2015 – Husson University announced today that Rhonda A. Waskiewicz, OTR, Ed.D., has been named dean of the College of Health and Education at Husson University. Waskiewicz is joining Husson after serving as the interim dean of the School of Education at Wilkes University in …

Justin Harlan achieves Ameriprise private wealth advisory status

By Dora McCarthy on March 27, 2015, at 11:38 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — Justin R. Harlan has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth Advisor. Harlan, with an office in Orono, ME is one of approximately 10 percent of the nearly 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status. Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors provide personalized client service and are dedicated to …

Dawnland hires new General Manager

By Julie Westenskow on March 27, 2015, at 11:32 a.m.
Dawnland, LLC is excited to announce that Bangor native, Edward Noonan, has joined their company as the General Manager overseeing Jordan Pond House, Cadillac Mountain and Thunder Hole operations in Acadia National Park. Ed’s extensive knowledge, experience and leadership skills within the restaurant industry will allow the National Park Concessioner …
 
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