Central Maine Business Notes: Augusta Area Disaster Response, Recognized Restoration Companies


Augusta Area Disaster Response Recognized Restoration Companies

Anthony Wolverton, owner of SERVPRO of Augusta/Waterville, received the Gold Millionaire Award at SERVPRO’s 53rd Annual Convention July 5-9 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas in Dallas, TX.

This highly successful entrepreneur joined a group of more than 1,050 franchisees present. The event also recognized 58 SERVPRO entrepreneurs who surpassed $1 million in revenue for the first time in the past business year, according to a SERVPRO press release.

“It’s exciting and satisfying to recognize this type of outstanding performance,” said Rick Isaacson, CEO of Servpro Industries, LLC, “especially in this challenging business environment. At a time when there seemed to be more challenges than solutions, these teams of dedicated remediation specialists continued to provide reliable, timely, and professional fire and water cleanup and restoration services, mold mitigation and remediation to home and business owners in their communities when they need help. My sincere congratulations to these exceptional entrepreneurs.

Golden Pond Wealth Management welcomes a new member

WATERVILLE — Chelsey Oliver has joined Golden Pond Wealth Management as Relationship Manager.

She joins the company after five years as a math teacher at Messalonskee Middle School. She grew up on Lake Messalonskee and now resides in Oakland. She is a college football coach and hosts a podcast for teenage girls called “Light The Way.” Oliver also volunteers for the ShineOnCass Foundation, according to a press release from the financial planning firm.

Skowhegan Savings hires two new employees

Skowhegan Savings welcomes Aaron Rich to the bank’s commercial lending team as vice president, commercial lender and announces the promotion of Angel Quick to vice president of treasury and business services, according to a statement. of the institution’s press.

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A Vermont native, Rich comes to banking with over 16 years of banking experience, including at People’s United Bank and Kennebunk Savings. He looks forward to working with a community-focused Maine bank to help local businesses meet their commercial lending needs in the southern Maine region from the bank’s Portland business center.

“We are delighted to welcome Aaron to our commercial lending team,” said Greg Legier, vice president and regional director of commercial banking for the bank’s Portland Business Center. “He has extensive commercial lending experience throughout New England, which we know will be an asset to our commercial clients, and we look forward to him joining the Portland community.”

A graduate of Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, Rich has always loved vacationing in Maine and moved there permanently a year ago. In previous positions, he was active in his community and looks forward to doing the same in the greater Portland area. Rich resides in Kennebunk with his wife and children.

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Quick was promoted by the bank to vice president of treasury and corporate services officer. It will help the bank’s business customers meet their statewide deposit needs. Most recently, Quick was assistant vice president community banker in central, eastern and northern Maine. She started at the bank in 1999 as a teller and held several positions within the bank in customer service and branch management.

“As a Community Banker, Angel has always provided our mortgage clients with the highest level of customer service and we expect no less of her in her new role as she works closely with our lending team. and 12 branches to assist our commercial customers with their deposit relationships,” said Dan Tilton, senior vice president of sales and customer service.

Quick is president of the Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce, member of Dexter Sunrise Kiwanis, member of the City of Corinna budget committee, and corporator of the Plummer Memorial Foundation. She lives in Corinna with her husband.

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Kennebec Savings Bank Hires Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

AUGUSTA — Kennebec Savings Bank president and CEO Andrew Silsby recently announced the hiring of Kris Avery as senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

Avery joins the bank with over 25 years of comprehensive human resources experience in financial services, higher education and the airline industry. Most recently, she served as Director of Human Resources and Associate Vice President of Saint Joseph’s College, where she oversaw the development and execution of the college’s human resources strategy. She also served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at the Financial Institutions Service Corporation, where she was responsible for directing all human resources activities and managing the client relations function, according to a press release from the Financial Institutions Service Corporation. the bank.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Kennebec savings team and to serve our employees in this HR leadership role,” said Avery. “The bank has a long history of investing in its people as an employer of choice. This opportunity allows me to strategically improve the human resources function in alignment with the business plan while focusing on recruitment and retention, building the talent pipeline and shaping the future of our workforce. works to support the continued growth of Kennebec Savings Bank.

Avery holds dual certification at the senior professional level in Human Resources, as an SPHR through the Human Resources Certification Institute and as a SHRM-SCP through the Society for Human Resources Management. She is a member of the board of directors of Northeast Delta Dental and the Delta Dental Plan of Maine, where she chairs the corporate governance committee. She also sits on the board of the SHRM Maine State Council. Avery was inducted into the Maine Human Resources Hall of Fame in 2011 and was recognized as Maine’s 2010 Human Resources Leader of the Year.

“We are delighted to welcome Kris to the Kennebec Savings Bank team,” said Silsby. “Our people are critical to our success, and Kris’ deep experience and expertise in driving successful people strategies will be a valuable asset to the bank.”

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