The Mainebiz 2012 "Next" list of 10 Mainers who are having a significant impact






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The Mainebiz 2012 "Next" list of 10 Mainers who are having a significant impact on the direction of Maine's economy. With profiles of Keri Seitz, CEO of FHC Inc. in Brunswick, a company that makes precision equipment for brain surgeons; Adam Wintle, Managing Director of Biogas Energy Partners, Exeter, which converts cow manure into energy; Susan Shaw who, as Executive Director of Marine Environmental Research Institute, Blue Hill, fights to raise awareness of pollutants in the ocean; John HallΘ, President and CEO of Cate Street Capitol, who oversaw the purchase and reopening of the Great Northern Paper Co. mill in East Millinocket and who plans to open a biocoal plant in Millinocket; Luke Livingston, who started Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston, Maine's first craft brewery to distribute only in cans and the only production brewery in Lewiston; Jean Maginnis, founder and executive director of Maine Center for Creativity, Portland, a nonprofit with a mission to promote the state's creative economy; Don Gooding, executive director of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development, Portland, reaches out to entrepreneurs across the state through programs such as Top Gun Maine; Fortunat Mueller and Phil Coupe, founders and managing partners of ReVision Energy, hope their company will become the top solar installation company in New England while reducing the state's dependence on fossil fuels; and Stephanie Volo, president of Plant Dog, Westbrook, a company that designs and develops high-quality, eco-friendly dog products while also maintaining a commitment to philanthropic endeavors through the Planet Dog Foundation.


FHC Inc Bowdoin, Biogas Energy Partners Exeter, Marine Environmental Research Institute, Cate Street Capital Portsmouth, NH, Baxter Brewing Co Lewiston, Maine Center for Creativity, Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development Portland SEE ALSO Maine Center for Enterprise Development Portland, ReVision Energy Portland, Planet Dog Portland

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