Richard Rosen, a former state senator and retailer proprietor who served as commissioner of the state Division of Administrative and Monetary Providers throughout a part of Gov. Paul LePage’s administration, has been employed as a vp at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine.
Rosen would be the college’s vp for monetary and institutional providers, the varsity mentioned Monday. Rosen served 14 years within the Legislature — six within the Home and eight within the Senate, together with two years as co-chairman of the Appropriations Committee — earlier than being term-limited out in 2012. After that, he headed up the Workplace of Coverage and Administration below former Gov. Paul Lepage earlier than LePage transferred him to the state’s finance company in 2015.
Previous to serving in state authorities, and whereas he served within the Legislature, Rosen and his spouse Kimberly Rosen, now a state senator, owned and operated Rosen’s Division Retailer in Bucksport, which his grandfather opened in Bucksport in 1929. The Rosens shut the store down in 2013.
As the pinnacle of the Division of Administrative and Monetary Providers, Rosen oversaw a division of 1,200 staff who have been liable for growth of the state funds, info know-how, state authorities procurement, and services.
In his new put up, Rosen will oversee Maine Maritime Academy’s monetary operations, services, human sources and auxiliary operations. A graduate of the College of Maine in enterprise and finance, Rosen at present serves as a board member of the Retail Affiliation of Maine, a trustee for Northern Mild Acadia Hospital and a commissioner on the Maine Indian Tribal State Fee.
“Richard brings a wealth of expertise to the academy,” MMA President William Brennan mentioned Monday. “His wise method and his familiarity with the workings of our group — on each native and statewide ranges — give him a singular perspective and each our establishment and our college students have already vastly benefited from his route.”
— to bangordailynews.com