Profiles of the 2012 Mainebiz "Women to Watch." These include Pam Allen, owner o






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Profiles of the 2012 Mainebiz "Women to Watch." These include Pam Allen, owner of Quince & Co., Portland, in the "Woman-Owned Business" category, for starting an artisanal wholesale yarn business, producing yarn that is sourced and spun in the United States; Melissa Smith, President of The Americas, Wright Express, South Portland, in the "Professional Services" category, for her leadership skills and her work towards making Wright Express a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange; Lisa Letourneau, Executive Director of Maine Quality Counts, Manchester, in the "Health Care" category, for her commitment to improving the quality of health care in Maine by systematizing processes; Carolyn Brodsky, President of Sterling Rope, Biddeford, in the "Manufacturing" category, for creating a company that is now one of the world's leading providers of rope for climbers, arborists, and life-safety professionals and for her commitment to her employees; and Blaine Grimes, Chief Development Officer, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Maine, in the "Nonprofit" category, for helping the institute exceed its fundraising goals and secure funding for two of its marquee programs, LabVenture! and the Sustainable Seafood Initiative.


Women in business, Women in management

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