VICKI KEATON of Caribou has been promoted to assistant vice president and operations center manager of First Citizens Bank in Presque Isle.
Since joining the staff in 1990 with an associate degree in accounting from Northern Maine Technical College, Keaton has served as operations supervisor, accounting assistant, and most recently as assistant treasurer and accounting officer. In her new position, she will be responsible for the management of the loan and deposit operation of the bank.
COOPER F. FRIEND of Ellsworth and H. LEE JUDD of Southwest Harbor have been elected new members of Bar Harbor Bankshares board of directors.
Friend, president of Friend and Friend Inc. in Ellsworth, received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Nasson College. He is chairman of the board of the James Russell Wiggins YMCA and president of the Recreational Motorsports Association of Maine.
Judd, president of Hinckley Insurance Group in Southwest Harbor, is a graduate of Princeton University who received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maine. He serves as chairman of the board of directors of Friends of Acadia and treasurer of the Causeway Club.
CYNTHIA BOWMAN, a Thomaston physician and pathologist, has been appointed to the board of directors of Peoples Heritage Bank, a Maine-based bank with 73 banking centers throughout the state. Bowman, who serves as medical director of the Clinical Laboratory at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport, is an active member of the College of American Pathology and the American Society of Clinical Pathology, as well as the Maine and American Medical associations. She serves on the SAD 50 school board and the Watts Block Ad Hoc Committee in Thomaston. Bowman is a 1970 graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., and a 1974 graduate of Vanderbilt University Medical School.
CATHERINE ROACH of Eau Claire, Wis., has been appointed as the new marketing director of the Bangor Mall. While attending classes at the Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu, Roach worked as an office manager on Pearl Harbor for the university, counseling adults who were continuing their educations. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Hawaii Pacific University. Most recently Roach was assistant marketing director for General Growth Properties Inc. at Oakwood Mall in Eau Claire.
DR. YVONNE MANALO, a native of the Philippines, recently joined the staff at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent. Her practice on the first floor of the hospital will be concentrated in internal medicine with patients over the age of 16. She has specialized training in oncology and hematology, the study of tumors and blood, and their related diseases and disorders. Manalo received her medical degree from the Cebu Institute of Medicine and did undergraduate work at the University of San Carlos, both of Cebu City, Philippines. A member of the American College of Physicians, Manalo is board-certified in internal medicine and hematology-oncology. She is licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and Maine.