Board of Directors

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John Schultzel, Chair
SVP, Growth & Strategy, The Olympia Companies

Adam Goldberg, Vice Chair
Vice President of Business Operations, Maine Mariners

Ken Lafayette, Treasurer
General Manager, Best Western Merry Manor Inn

Don Littlefield, Secretary
President, Brews Cruise

Tom Largay
Owner, Old Port Card Works


Tawny Alvarez
Partner, 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.

Michael Erickson
General Manager, Holiday Inn By the Bay

Jeff Gambardella
Owner, Nonesuch River Brewing

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

Casey Oakes
Director of Sales & Marketing, Portland Ovations

Norman Patry
Owner, Summer Feet Cycling Adventures

Damas Rugaba
Owner, New Mainer Staffing

Phil Spiller
President, Discover Downtown Westbrook

Shawn Sullivan
District Manager, L.L.Bean

Emily Sutton
General Manager, Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks

David Turin
Owner, David’s Restaurant

Karl Whipple
General Manager, The Westin Portland Harborview


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

Kelly Edwards
Executive Director, Visit Freeport

Cary Tyson
Executive Director, Portland Downtown

Quincy Hentzel
Chief Executive Officer, Portland Regional Chamber

Zachary Briggs
Customer Experience Manager, Portland International Jetport