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New Hires, Promotions and Appointments

The John T. Gorman Foundation recently named Anne Dinsmore and Maggie Keohan to its board of directors. Dinsmore has served as the head of the Great Bay Foundation, a nonprofit, Maine-based grants organization that supports children and families.Previously, she held management positions at UNUM for 20 years. Keohan, a native of Freeport, is a financial services adviser in the Boston office of Goldman, Sachs & Co. She has managed multimillion-dollar projects for international nonprofit groups, and serves on the investment committee of the Maine Community Foundation. The Gorman Foundation, based in Portland, works to help disadvantaged children, teens and families throughout Maine.

Maine Medical Partners, a 300-physician medical group affiliated with Maine Medical Center, has added Dr. Krystian Bigosinski to its Orthopedics & Sports Medicine practice. Dr. Bigosinski previously served as head team physician at the University of Vermont. He also has worked as an assistant team physician for the Chicago White Sox, and as a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois, and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Rush University.

Ken Tapscott has joined Winxnet, a Portland-based information technology solutions provider, as a field technician. Tapscott brings to the role more than 20 years of technology experience, including 14 years working in law enforcement as part of the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Inn by the Sea, a boutique luxury hotel in Cape Elizabeth, has hired Jim Glanville as its new general manager. Glanville has more than 2o years experience in hospitality management, including 12 years as vice president and general manager of The Essex Resort and Spa in Vermont. In 2010, he received the Vermont Department of Tourism’s Borden Avery Innkeeper of the Year Award.

Sarah J. Halpin, a certified financial planner, was recently appointed to serve as a representative of the CFP Board Ambassador Program in Maine. Halpin is a member of The Danforth Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, of Portland. She will work with other CFP ambassadors to help educate consumers about financial planning.


Crossroads, a Scarborough-based residential and outpatient addiction treatment program, has a received a $200,000 grant from the Next Generation Foundation of Maine. The grant will support repairs and capital improvements to Crossroads’ long-term treatment centers, including the Back Cove Residential Facility in Portland.

The Maine Appalachian Trail Club recently received two grants totaling more than $14,000 from Freeport-based L.L. Bean Inc. The funds have helped the MATC provide outdoor ethics education, distribute informational packets to youth hiking groups and construct new facilities at remote campsites.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation recently contributed $23,000 in grants to five local Boys & Girls Clubs, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine and clubhouses in Portland and South Portland. The funding will support out-of-school programming that encourages a healthy, active lifestyle among Maine children. The grant is part of a five-year commitment from the foundation to provide $315,200 to Boys & Girls Clubs in Maine.


Arnie Macdonald, an attorney and shareholder with Portland-based law firm Bernstein Shur, recently received the Maine Bar Foundation’s 2015 Howard H. Dana Jr. Award. The annual award recognizes an attorney who best exemplifies dedication to public and community service and commitment to the mission of the foundation, including access to civil legal assistance for poor or vulnerable Mainers. Macdonald, of South Freeport, also was elected a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Hilton Garden Inn, of Freeport, recently received the 2014 General Manager of the Year Merit Award and Hotel Success Award from parent company Hilton Worldwide. The General Manager Merit Award recognized Joshua Cushing as one of the top four individuals across the Garden Inn chain for strong leadership. The Hotel Success Award honored the Freeport inn for ranking among the top 5 percent of 600 properties worldwide on the basis of service and quality.

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