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Michael J. Cianchette

Michael J. Cianchette

Michael J. Cianchette
Mr. Cianchette was appointed as an Authority Member on January 15, 2016.  His term runs through March 31, 2021.  Mr. Cianchette currently serves as Executive Vice President of a Maine-based management company directing 4 affiliated businesses in several industries.  He previously served as Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Advisor to Gov. Paul LePage before resigning his position to deploy to Afghanistan.  Mr. Cianchette holds the rank of Lieutenant in the Navy Reserve as an Intelligence Officer, where his military decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and Sharpshooter qualification awards.  He earned a BA from Boston College in Economics and Political Science and a JD/MBA from Suffolk University.  He has served in several volunteer organizations, including founding President of the Cheverus High School Alumni Council and a Corporator of Gorham Savings Bank.