Following a period of unprecedented growth coupled with preparations for the retirement of one of their longest serving employees, Cheney Insurance announced the following changes to their staff. Pam Gaeth, who has been with the company for 37 years, was promoted to Vice Pesident of Administrative Services. Susan Dale, an eight year veteran, is now Vice President of Human Resources and Marketing Services. Rosemary Campbell, who has 22 years with Cheney Insurance was promoted to Vice President of Personal Insurance Services.
Paula Martineau was transferred from Personal Insurance to the Commercial Insurance division, which is now headed by Manager Peggy McLoon following the October 2012 retirement of Brenda Hilton, a former owner of the company who served for 37 years.
Brittany Carter joined the company in early November, rounding out the Commercial Insurance division, and Kate Dunstan was recently hired as the newest member of the company’s Personal Insurance division.
In related news, Newcastle Square Vacation Rentals has hired Olivia Genthner as a Rental Assistant who will work with Manager Tanya Blodgett. At Newcastle Square Realty, Manager and Executive Vice President Jim Cosgrove announced recently that Bill Crocker has joined the real estate company, and has also just welcomed Julie Erickson who joined the firm on January 1st.
Cheney Insurance, the area’s largest independent insurance agency, is owned by Damariscotta native Dennis Hilton who also owns Newcastle Square Realty and Newcastle Square Vacation Rentals. Together, these companies operate under the umbrella organization known as The Cheney Companies Financial Group. Based in Damariscotta, The CCFG now employs almost 40 professionals who serve the property ownership and insurance needs of thousands of families and businesses.
Together, the CCFG member companies handle annual sales in excess of $45 million. You can learn more by visiting www.cheneycompanies.com or viewing their Facebook pages.