Board of Directors

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Annaliese Lafayette, Chair
General Manager, Holiday Inn By the Bay

Ed Palmer, Treasurer
General Manager, Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks

Don Littlefield, Secretary
General Manager, Maine Brew Bus

Adam Goldberg
Vice President of Business Operations, Maine Mariners

Lucas Laidlaw
General Manager, Westin Portland Harborview

Tom Largay
Owner, Old Port Card Works

John Schultzel
SVP, Growth & Strategy, The Olympia Companies


Tawny Alvarez
Associate, Labor & Employment, Verrill

Michael Briggs
General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Stephen Bromage
Executive Director, Maine Historical Society

David Coffin
Chief Operating Officer, Headlight Audio Visual Inc.

Jeff Gambardella
Owner, Nonesuch River Brewing

Angie Helton
Owner, Northeast Media Associates

Maureen LaSalle
Chair, Culinary Arts & Hospitality Mgmt. / Director of Operations, McKernan Hospitality Center
Southern Maine Community College

Tracy Michaud
Program in Tourism & Hospitality Chair, University of Southern Maine

Jordan Milne
Founder / Distiller, Hardshore Distilling

Casey Oakes
Director of Sales & Marketing, Portland Ovations

Norman Patry
Owner, Summer Feet Cycling Adventures

Jill Perry
Retail Operations, Allagash Brewing Company

Phil Spiller
Vice President, Discover Downtown Westbrook

Shawn Sullivan
District Manager, L.L.Bean

Michael Towle
General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton

David Turin
Owner, David’s Restaurant


Chris Hall
Director of Regional Initiatives, Greater Portland Council of Governments

Steve Hewins
Executive Director, HospitalityMaine

Kelly Edwards
Executive Director, Visit Freeport

Cary Tyson
Executive Director, Portland Downtown

Quincy Hentzel
Chief Executive Officer, Portland Regional Chamber

Zachary Sundquist
Assistant Airport Director, Portland International Jetport