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Sally Carlisle Completes 12-Week Class on “Aquaculture in Shared Waters”

Sally Carlisle, Allen Insurance and Financial

Sally Carlisle

Sally Carlisle of Allen Insurance and Financial has completed the 12-week class “Aquaculture in Shared Waters,” offered earlier this year by Coastal Enterprises.

Carlisle, a member of the business insurance team and based in the company’s Belfast office. The class was offered at locations in Brunswick and Belfast, with the final four classes offered via video conference.

Topics included site selection; shellfish biology; marketing, sales and logistics; equipment and husbandry and public health and biosecurity.  Presenters included representatives of the Maine department of Marine resources, the Maine Aquaculture Association, the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center, Coastal Enterprises, UMaine’s Sea Grant program and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

“Continuing education is an important part of all aspects of the insurance industry,” said Carlisle. “This class offered a unique opportunity to learn about what is and will continue to be one of our state’s burgeoning industries.”

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Sherree L. Craig Earns CEBS Fellowship

Sherree L. Craig, CEBS

Sherree L. Craig, CEBS


Sherree L. Craig, CEBS, Senior Account Executive in the Insured Benefits Division at Allen Insurance and Financial, has been awarded Fellowship standing in the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.
Craig earned this distinction by successfully completing a national employee benefits continuing education exam developed by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
The International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists is an educational association dedicated to serving the professional development needs of those holding the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation. Craig first earned her CEBS designation in 2004, and continues her commitment to the designation through the fellowship testing.
“Sherree’s efforts are emblematic of  her commitment to continuing education,” said Mike Pierce, company president. “Continuing education is important to all of our insurance divisions but it is especially so in the always-changing field of employee benefits.”
Earlier this year, Craig earned an advanced certification in self-funding from the national Association of Health Underwriters.