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Bob Davis joins R. M. Davis

PORTSMOUTH — Responding to the continued demand for its signature blend of professional asset and wealth management services, R. M. Davis welcomes Bob Davis to the firm.

As vice president and portfolio manager, Davis will be responsible for creating financial solutions for his clients.

Prior to coming to R. M. Davis, Davis, a Certified Financial Planner, accomplished a diverse background in commercial banking, private banking, and most recently, portfolio management and financial planning at HM Payson.

A Kennebunk, Maine, native, Davis received a bachelor of science from Elmira College.

R. M. Davis is a nationally recognized wealth management firm with offices in Portland, Maine, and Portsmouth. For more information, visit

DeStefano Architects welcomes Alexander Monteforte

PORTSMOUTH — DeStefano Architects announced Alexander Monteforte was recently hired as an intern architect for the firm.

Monteforte is a recent graduate of Keene State College with a bachelor of science in architecture. At Keene State College he was the Student Government Speaker of Assembly, which benefits his presentation abilities. He was also a member of the Society of Architecture Students.

He previously interned at a large firm in Boston where he was a member of the design team responsible for the renovation and redesign of Logan Airport. Monteforte’s prior experience and design skills will be a valuable asset to D|A’s portfolio of commercial projects.

DeStefano Architects specializes in commercial and residential architectural design services in New Hampshire. For more information, visit

Anne Erwin welcomes Sittig to team

YORK, Maine — Anne Erwin Sotheby’s International Realty, one of Maine’s leading luxury real estate services firms, announced Skanlon Sittig has joined the firm’s professional team.

Sittig is a seasoned real estate professional with more than 20 years of experience in the southern Maine real estate market. His real estate career began as a certified real estate appraiser, a license he still holds in addition to being a Realtor. As a Realtor with an appraisal background, Sittig brings a wealth of diverse expertise. He has worked across a broad array of property types, classifications, and price points including single-family homes, multi-unit, and condominiums for both buyers and sellers.

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 21,000 sales associates in approximately 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide. Each office is independently owned and operated.

Anne Erwin Sotheby’s International Realty has had a leading presence in the southern Maine real estate market for more than 35 years. Founded in 1980, it offers a wide selection of oceanfront, ocean view, waterfront, water view and distinctive homes in every price range in southern Maine including York, Cape Neddick, Kittery, Kittery Point, Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, South Berwick, and Eliot.

Anne Erwin Sotheby’s International Realty is at 31 Long Sands Road in York and 19 Beach St. in Ogunquit. For more information and listings, visit

Blue Water Mortgage adds to team

HAMPTON — Blue Water Mortgage Corporation, an independent mortgage broker serving Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut, welcomed Amy Pocsik as a new loan officer and promoted Kristina Young to events/marketing manager and senior loan officer.   

Pocsik received her undergraduate degree in accounting from UMass Amherst and went on to receive her master’s in accounting from Bentley University. Before joining Blue Water Mortgage, she worked as a certified public accountant and brings more than a decade of financial experience to the team.

Pocsik is licensed in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. As a Massachusetts native, she will be focusing primarily on the real estate market in her home state, providing an empathetic and organized approach to each and every one of her client relationships.

Young has been with Blue Water Mortgage since 2012 and will now be using her talents to promote the company’s name throughout the New England. She will be leading outbound marketing efforts as well as coordinating Blue Water Mortgage’s appearances and sponsorships at local events. Young will also continue to provide outstanding service and mortgage expertise to her clients as a senior-level loan officer.

A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Young has more than 26 years of experience in the sales and service industry including management, customer service and event management. She was also a small business owner for 12 years, which gave her great insight into the human connection involved in operating a company.

As a premier home loan broker, Blue Water Mortgage has closed more than 17,000 loans and achieved more than $3.8 billion in volume since the doors opened in 2002 in Hampton. For more information, visit

Kennebunk Savings names new officers

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Kennebunk Savings Bank announced Dawn Robinson has taken on the role of chief information officer.

Robinson has been at Kennebunk Savings since 1994 and has played an integral role in technological developments and advancements in the Information Technology Department.

Robinson has held other positions within the bank, including chief technology officer and IT manager and network administration officer. She is currently finishing her second year at the Wharton’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

A community volunteer, Robinson has worked with the Animal Welfare Society, delivered Meals on Wheels and most recently joined the board of York County Community College. She lives in Wells with her family.

Kennebunk Savings also announced Maureen Flaherty joined its staff as the bank’s chief marketing officer. She will be responsible for overseeing the Marketing and Corporate Communications departments, developing new digital strategies, and guiding the organization through its strategic objectives.

Flaherty comes to Kennebunk Savings with significant experience as a branding and marketing executive. Her most recent roles include senior director of multi-channel marketing at Banfield Pet Hospital, a division of Mars, Inc. in Portland, Oregon, and also most recently was a senior product manager at IDEXX. Prior to these positions, she spent many years working as agency vice president for eROI, a digital marketing agency in Portland, Oregon, and also as an account executive for FutureBrand in New York City.

A Kennebunk resident, Flaherty graduated from Penn State University, and has advised numerous nonprofits on their marketing programs.

Kennebunk Savings is a Maine-chartered full-service financial institution, offering personal and business banking as well as insurance services with 18 branch offices in York County and the New Hampshire seacoast.


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