Maine Veterans’ Homes has been recognized by MEMIC, workplace injury specialists, with the 2021 Award for Excellence in Injury Management.
Winners of the award are considered the best employers insured by MEMIC in caring for injured workers. Criteria include timely reporting of injuries, securing appropriate care, a strong return-to-work culture, and close partnership with MEMIC and other health care providers to avoid workplace injuries and mitigate risk.
“Maine Veterans’ Homes has instilled an exemplary culture of care for all our policyholders and the entire industry,” said MEMIC Group President and CEO Michael P. Bourque, according to a news release from Maine Veterans’ Homes in Augusta. “We’re proud to partner with the people at MVH to make it a consistently safer and more productive place to work, and we will continue to collaborate closely with them on our team approach to safety.”
“At MVH, our commitment to excellence in caring for those who have served is realized through the quality of our staff and their wellbeing. Our team is a crucial part of delivering the award-winning care we deliver. Fostering a workplace based on safety, quality and wellness is how we achieve consistently positive outcomes for our residents, their families and our community,” said Debra Fournier, chief operations officer at MVH.
Kennebec Savings Bank announces promotion of Michelle Richardson
AUGUSTA — Kennebec Savings Bank Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Craig Garofalo recently announced Michelle Richardson’s promotion to regional vice president and senior residential lender. In her new role, Richardson will be responsible for all residential lending at the bank.
Richardson joined the bank in 2000 as a loan processor. Prior to her most recent promotion, she served as vice president and director of lending operations and assistant vice president and branch manager of the bank’s Winthrop office.
“Michelle is a wonderful asset to Kennebec Savings Bank,” said Garofalo, according to a news release from the bank. “Her professional background covers all aspects of residential lending, and combined with her customer-focused approach to leadership and exceptional customer service, she is the perfect person to fill this position.”
“Michelle is very passionate about leading our residential lending efforts here at the bank and has been deeply involved with it since she started 21 years ago,” said Kennebec Savings Bank President & CEO, Andrew Silsby. “We are fortunate to have her in this role.”
“I am pleased to take this next step in my career,” said Richardson. “I look forward to taking on a bigger role with the bank’s residential lending team to provide our customers with the expert guidance and personal service they have come to know and trust.”
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