OceanView in Falmouth has hired Jeffrey Stewart as General Manager of Restaurant and Food Services. Stewart, of Yarmouth, brings 25 years of professional experience. Previously, he held positions as Executive Chef, Restaurant General Manager, Culinary Specialist and Director of Sales for National Foodservice Distributors.
Dufour Tax Group in Portland announced two new hires:
Tyler Preston is a graduate of Lake Forest College, where he earned his degree in finance with a minor in math.
Jordan Bilodeau graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in business administration and a concentration in finance.
Hugh Jones was hired as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Northern Light Health. Jones previously worked for Central Maine Healthcare, where he was vice president of strategy and managed care.
Efficiency Maine has hired Amalia Siegel, Lauren Trapani, Jesse Remillard and Lily McVetty.
Siegel was hired as Efficiency Maine’s electric vehicle program manager. Previously, she was an Island Fellow with The Island Institute in Isle au Haut.
Trapani joined the group as a research and data analyst, focusing on data queries, metrics reporting, and database configuration.
Rémillard joined as Senior Program Manager. He previously held the position of senior engineer and project manager at Energy & Resource Solutions.
McVetty joined as a program assistant. She is a recent graduate of Bowdoin College.
FocusMaine has hired Leo Waterston as program director. Waterston served as Program Director at the Center for Outcome Evaluation and Research at Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
Telecommunications provider OTELCO has announced the following hires:
Dagmar Klosensky joined the company as a project manager. Klosenski, of New Gloucester, has more than 20 years of professional experience, most recently with Elin Motors, a company that produces electric motors.
Mandee Lincourt was hired as Regional Sales Manager. Lincourt, of Farmingdale, graduated from Thomas College.
Dan Morgan joined OTELCO as a senior GIS engineer. Morgan previously worked at Tilson Technology and Sewall.
Nathan Trask was hired as a senior OSP engineer. Trask, of Phippsburg, previously worked at Spectrum as a build III coordinator.
Brad LaRou and Chris Wright were hired as Level 1 Outside Plant Technicians in OTELCO’s gray office. LaRou, of Portland, previously worked at Spectrum as a Field Technician III. Wright lives in Gray.
Catherine Higgins and Alexis Bowman joined Golden Pond Wealth Management as Client Service Associates. Higgins, of Detroit, graduated from Husson University with a master’s degree in business administration. Bowman, of Waterville, is a graduate of Thomas College, also with a master’s degree in business administration.
Cross Insurance promoted Mike Burton to the senior vice president and general manager of Cross Benefit Solutions. Burton joined Cross Insurance in 2017 and most recently served as Director of Sales. He is an insurance industry veteran with over 25 years of experience.
Barbara Dacri was named Chairman of the Board of Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine. Dacri was a long-time executive director of addiction treatment provider Crossroads in Portland. Veronique Serrato was named vice-president. Serrato is a senior attorney at Volunteer Lawyers Project Inc. and Casa Myrna Vazquez Inc. Emily Ambroise was appointed secretary. Ambrose has been a dedicated volunteer hotline advocate at Sexual Assault Response Services and is currently Director of Strategic Growth and Culture at Energy Circle in Portland.
Derek Rivard launched a new business, Allied Real Estate in North Windham. Rivard was previously a communications technician for 14 years.
Governor Mills launches $10 million loan program to build affordable single-family homes