Class of 1996 Summer 2020 Class Note

Leah McBreairty

Justin Jamison ’09G is vice president, commercial services officer at Katahdin Trust Company in Bangor. He is a member of the Bangor Lions Club. He lives in Bangor with his wife and two children.

Amanda Corson is a personal insurance account executive with LS Robinson Company and is a certified insurance counselor.

Lisa Ripley Ladd is a payroll supervisor at Heal Accounting Solutions, a cloud-based CPA firm in South Thomaston.

Arthur Mathisen is president of Memorial Hospital in Conway, NH. He is a 20-year Army veteran and was formerly CEO of Copley Hospital in Morrisville, VT. He lives in Conway with his wife, Jen.

Special congratulations to two classmates who have been recognized by the University of Maine:
Amir Reza ’00G is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Sue Estler Distinguished Higher Education Alumnus Award from the College of Education and Human Development graduate program in higher education. Amir is dean of Babson Academy for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurial Learning and dean of global education at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. He oversees internationalization efforts at Babson and programs offered for universities, faculty, and students around the world to advance entrepreneurship education. As a UMaine student, Amir worked as activities coordinator for the UMaine Intensive English Institute, leading trips for international students across the state, including many trips to Acadia National Park

Chris McLaughlin ’01G received the 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award from UMaine’s School of Social Work, but was unable to receive the award on campus in person because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chris is associate vice president of community and pediatric services at Northern Light Acadia Hospital. He was recognized for his development, implementation, and distribution of Acadia CARES, a series of videos related to youth mental health and wellness.