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David Ciullo of Career Management Associates has been elected president of Lincolnshire International, a member-owned organization that specializes in helping companies manage talent, with 25 offices nationwide.

The law firm of Taylor, McCormack and Frame recently announced that the Maine State Bar Association has appointed H. Ilse Teeters-Trumpy as chair of the family law section, pending final approval by the MSBA Board of Governors at its Sept. 18 meeting. Teeters-Trumpy has been representing clients in family matters since 2007 and in addition is a rostered guardian ad litem.

Preti Flaherty announced recently that attorney Michael G. Messerschmidt has been elected as a fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Drew Sigfridson principal/designated broker of CBRE | The Boulos Company recently became the president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association.

S. Monroe Duboise, associate professor of applied medical sciences, was recently awarded the University of Maine System Trustee Professorship at USM for the 2012-2013 academic year.


Sherry Morrison of the financial services firm Edward Jones in South Portland, recently won the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for her exceptional achievement in building client relationships.

Joseph McKeen Center for Common Good recently awarded Claude Rwaganje The Bowdoin Spirit of Service Award. Along with recognizing Rwaganje for his dedicated work in the community, Bowdoin College also donated $100 to Community Financial Literacy to continue providing financial literacy resources to refugees, immigrants, and low-income individuals and families to help achieve financial stability.

Carrie Kinne, the executive director for the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, was recently recognized at the 2012 Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment Awards Ceremony with a Visionary Award.

The Elmina B. Sewall Foundation has awarded grant funding to the Institute for Civic Leadership.

The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness recently honored Kim Block of WGME 13 for her community service and support of Maine nonprofits.


Two employees of Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, Bonnie Miller and Donna McGrath, recently received bank operation diplomas from the Northern New England Center for Financial Training.

Good Deeds

Diane Donaldson of Bangor Savings Bank recently presented a $1,000 check to LearningWorks as one of the $1,000 Community Matters More recipients for 2012. 

Shoppers at Whole Foods Market in Portland helped Maine Audubon raise approximately $7,850 in a single day just by picking up a few items for dinner. On designated days, Whole Foods Market donates 5 percent of the day’s net sales to a selected charitable organization.  

New Hires and Promotions

Wolfe’s Neck Farm Foundation in Freeport recently announced David Herring as its new executive director. 

Mercy Hospital recently hired Ben Murphy as emergency services liason.

Sarah L. Belliveau has been promoted to principal at BerryDunn, a CPA and consulting firm. 

Sean Ireland of Peaks Island has joined North Yarmouth Academy as director of institutional advancement. Ireland was previously with Demont Associates as a consulting associate.

Jack Hardy of Cumberland has joined North Yarmouth Academy as director of athletics. Hardy was previously assistant principal in the Falmouth school system.

Sullivan Tire announced that they have hired Mike Cullinan as their newest team member.

Kelsey Goldsmith has joined Broadreach Public Relations as media relations manager.

The board of directors for the Maine Humanities Council recently selected Hayden W. Anderson as its new executive director.

Coastal Women’s Healthcare recently hired Carla Burkley, as a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist.

Drummond Woodsum recently welcomed Alix Caulfield,  a commercial finance transactional lawyer, as a new member of the firm’s banking and commercial finance group.

Krey Sims recently joined Winxnet, a Portland-based IT solutions provider, as a technical support specialist.

Governor Paul LePage‘s Communications Office announced recently one addition to the staff and one internal promotion. Evan Beal, previously state Staff assistant for U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), joined the office as peputy press secretary. Adrienne Bennett, who currently serves as press secretary, has been promoted to director of communications.

Pierce Atwood LLP recently announced that attorney Ryan F. Kelley has joined the firm as an associate in the business practice group. 


Bier Cellar, a store with a focus on unique beer from local breweries and from across the world, recently opened at 299 Forest Ave. in Portland.

Robert M. Sholl, a family physician for over 35 years in Biddeford, has opened his new practice in Scarborough. 


Spectrum Medical Group, a physician-owned, multi-specialty practice with over 150 board-certified physicians, announced recently that Medical Rehabilitation Associates has become part of the organization. 

New Ownership

Ginger Browne Johnson purchased The Veterinary Centre of Cape Elizabeth located at 207 Ocean House Road from Lynda Bond, who had owned the practice for 29 years.


Bishop Richard Malone announced today the planned retirement of director of public policy, Marc Mutty, in March 2013.  Mutty has been associated with the Diocese of Portland for 28 years and prior to that was employed by Catholic Charities Maine.