Maine Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Maine Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Maine Governor Janet Mills

  • Capital: Augusta
  • Population (2017 Est.): 1,335,907
  • Largest Cities (2017): Portland, 66,882; Lewiston, 36,221; Bangor, 31,903; South Portland, 25,483; Auburn, 23,033
  • Targeted Industries: Shipping, Forest Products, Agriculture, Financial Services, Environmental Technology, Information Technology, Aquaculture, Marine Fishing & Commerce, Tourism & Film
  • Key Incentives: Employment Tax Increment Financing, Technology Tax Credits, Business Equipment Tax Relief Programs, Community Development Block Grant, Marketing Assistance Programs, Pine Tree Development Zones
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $61.4 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Economic Development Council of Maine

Amy Landry
President
P.O. Box 1135
Auburn, ME 04211
207-594-0306
[email protected]
www.edcm.me

Maine & Co.

Ashley Pringle
Vice President of Operations
120 Exchange Street
Portland, ME 04101
207-871-0234
[email protected]
www.maineco.org

Maine Center for Entrepreneurs

Tom Rainey
Executive Director
63 Federal Street, Suite 7
Portland, ME 04101
207-774-8110
[email protected]
www.mced.biz

Maine Department of Economic & Community Development

Heather Johnson
Commissioner
59 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0059
207-624-9800
[email protected]
www.maine.gov/decd/


Utility Listings

Central Maine Power Company

Beth Nowack-Cowan
Vice President, Customer Services
83 Edison Drive
Augusta, ME 04336
207-453-3365
[email protected]
www.cmpco.com


Regional Listings

Aroostook Partnership for Progress

Robert Dorsey
President & CEO
P.O. Box 779
Caribou, ME 04736-0779
207-498-8731
[email protected]
www.appme.org

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Deb Neuman
President
2 Hammond Street, Suite One
Bangor, ME 04401
207-947-0307
[email protected]
www.bangorregion.com

Discover New England

Lori Harnois
Executive Director
100 International Drive, Suite 352
Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-766-0606
[email protected]
www.discovernewengland.org

Eastern Maine Development Corporation

Lee Umphrey
President & CEO
40 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04401
207-942-6389
[email protected]
www.emdc.org

FirstPark

James W. Dinkle
Executive Director
46C First Park Drive, P.O. Box 246
Oakland, ME 04963
207-859-9716
[email protected]
www.firstpark.com

Greater Portland Council of Governments

Kristina Egan
Executive Director
970 Baxter Boulevard, Suite 201
Portland, ME 04103
207-774-9891, ext. 219
[email protected]
www.gpcog.org

Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Scott Benson
Director of Economic Development
415 Lisbon Street, Suite 100
Lewiston, ME 04240
207-783-2249
[email protected]
lametrochamber.com

Portland Regional Chamber

Quincy Hentzel
CEO
443 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
207-772-2811
[email protected]
www.portlandregion.com

Southern Maine Finance Agency (SMFA)

William O. Armitage II
Executive Director
20 Pomerleau Street, Suite 400
Biddeford, ME 04005
207-282-1748
[email protected]
smfamaine.org

Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission

Paul Schumacher
Executive Director
110 Main Street, Suite 1400
Saco, ME 04072
207-571-7065
[email protected]
www.smrpc.org


County Listings

Greater Franklin Development Council

Charlie Woodworth
Executive Director
P.O.Box 107
Farmington, ME 04938
207-778-5887
[email protected] greaterfranklin.com
www.greaterfranklin.com

Somerset Economic Development Corporation

Christian Savage
Executive Director
41 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-474-0166
[email protected]
www.somerseteconomicdevelopment.com


City Listings

City of Auburn

Michael Chammings
Director of Economic & Community Development
60 Court Street
Auburn, ME 04210
207-333-6601, ext. 1218
[email protected]
www.auburnmaine.gov

City of Bangor

Tanya Emery
Director, Community & Economic Development
City Hall, 73 Harlow Street, 2nd Floor
Bangor, ME 04401
207-992-4236
[email protected]
www.bangormaine.gov

City of Brewer

D’arcy Main-Boyington
Director of Economic Development
80 North Main Street
Brewer, ME 04412
207-989-7500
[email protected]
www.brewermaine.gov/economic-development/

City of Caribou Economic Development

Dennis Marker
City Manager
Caribou Municipal Building, 25 High Street
Caribou, ME 04736
207-493-3324, ext. 207
[email protected]
www.cariboumaine.org

City of Lewiston

Lincoln Jeffers
Director of Economic & Community Development
City Building, 27 Pine Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
207-513-3014
[email protected]
www.lewistonmaine.gov

City of Portland Economic Development Department

Nelle Hanig
Business Programs Manager
389 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
207-756-8019
[email protected]
www.portlandmaine.gov

City of Saco Economic Development Department

Denise Clavette
Director of Planning & Development
City Hall, 300 Main Street
Saco, ME 04072
207-282-3487
[email protected]
www.sacomaine.org

Freeport Economic Development Corporation

Keith McBride
Executive Director/Clerk
30 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032
207-865-4743, ext. 117
[email protected]
www.freeportecon.com

Gorham Economic Development Corporation

Thomas M. Poirier
Director of Community Development
75 South Street
Gorham, ME 04038
207-222-1620
[email protected]
gorhammaine.org

Old Town Community & Economic Development

E.J. Roach
Director
265 Main Street
Old Town, ME 04468
207-827-3965, ext. 204
[email protected]
www.developoldtown.com

Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO)

Karen Martin
President & Executive Director
P.O. Box 550
Scarborough, ME 04070-0550
207-883-4893
[email protected]
www.sedcomaine.com

Town of Richmond

Darryl Sterling
Director of Community & Business Development
26 Gardiner Street
Richmond, ME 04357
207-737-4305, ext. 331
[email protected]
www.richmondmaine.com

Westbrook Economic Development

Daniel Stevenson
Director
2 York Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
207-591-8101
[email protected]
www.westbrookmaine.com

Windham Economic Development Corporation

Thomas Bartell
Executive Director
8 School Road
Windham, ME 04062
207-892-1936
[email protected]
windhammaine.us