PPH: Thursday's On the Move, July 16, 2015

PPH: Thursday's On the Move, July 16, 2015

by Melanie Creamer | Contributor

244813 MariaMaria Morrissette has joined Fontaine – The Real Estate Leader as a sales agent.
Morrissette, of Portland, spent 20 years as an IT professional building solid customer relationships and problem solving. She will serve buyers and sellers out of Fontaine’s Scarborough office.

Broadreach Public Relations in Portland has hired Josiah Petrin as a public relations apprentice and Emily Martin as a summer intern.
244813 Josiah PetrinPetrin, of Kennebunk, will assist with client and media relations, as well as strategic and tactical planning. He joins Broadreach from New York-based public relations firm Sard Verbinnen & Co. Previously he served as a student assistant in the University of Southern Maine Office of the President.

244813 Emily MartinMartin, a Freeport native, will also assist with media strategy and tactics, as well as social media planning. A senior at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, she is currently pursuing a degree in media and society, with a focus on cultural production and journalism.


Rachelle Curran Apse joined Presumpscot Regional Land Trust as its new executive director.
Apse, of Gorham, has worked with a number of Maine environmental non-profit organizations, including Maine Audubon and the Environmental Health Strategy Center. Most recently, she was project manager for the Portland Food Co-op, leading a successful campaign to open a community-owned marketplace that supports a healthier, more sustainable food system.

Bob Gould joined Spinnaker Trust as an executive vice president and principal of the company.
Gould was previously a general partner of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. of Boston. He currently serves as a trustee and chairman of the investment committee of the Pinkerton Foundation in New York and on the board of overseers of the New England Aquarium.

244813 Lauren_Webster_LaFrance_MWFLauren Webster LaFrance joined the Maine Women’s Fund as a communications and marketing director. LaFrance, of South Portland, previously administrated the USM Women & Gender Studies Program as the assistant to the director for 13 years. Lauren has advanced skills in communications, social media marketing, event coordination, and community engagement.

244813 Melodee StearnsMelodee Stearns joined Saco Valley Credit Union as the new compliance and training officer.
Stearns brings 16 years experience in the financial institution industry.

Dave Hamlin joined Winxnet as a field technician.
Most recently, Hamlin was a system administrator for Coast 2 Coast Surveys.

Larissa Darcy joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as vice president, regional relationship manager.
Darcy, of Brunswick, has more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, she worked for the Bank of Maine in Portland as regional vice president/community banking


Matthew Rossignol was promoted to assistant vice president of lending for Saco Valley Credit Union.
Rossignol joined the credit union in 2006.


Arthur Cerullo was recently recognized by the American Lung Association with its Chairman’s Award for Advocacy Leadership.

Cerullo, of North Yarmouth, received a standing ovation for his dedication for more than a quarter-century of fighting for healthy air. Since first biking in the Trek Across Maine 26 years ago, Cerullo has brought passion and determination to the American Lung Association, in volunteer leadership roles in Maine, the Northeast region and nationally. He has served as Speaker of the Nationwide Assembly, as Maine Board President, on the Northeast Charter Board, and most recently, he chaired the National Advocacy Work Team.

Cerullo is a senior attorney with Drummond & Drummond, LLP, in Portland, Maine, which itself has been involved in the fight for clean air for nearly 100 years. In 1918, Drummond & Drummond incorporated the American Lung Association as the National Tuberculosis Association.

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Posted 07.16.2015 under News and Resources