2021's Next List, interviews with seven business leaders who are "changing Maine's economy." Featured are: Trevor Kenkel of Springworks Farm, an aquaponics producer of lettuce, herbs, and tilapia [pp. 16-17]; Sascha Deri of bluShift Aerospace, a company developing commercial rockets to launch nanosatellites and other small items into space [pp. 18-19]; Lisa Sockabasin, Director of programs and external affairs for Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness, a nonprofit dedicated to addressing the health needs of Wabanaki communities in Maine [pp.20-21, also abstracted separately]; Mike Mwenedata of Rwanda Bean Co., a coffee roaster and seller which returns fifty percent of its profits to coffee growers in Rwanda [pp. 22, 24]; Amy VanHaren of pumpspotting, a company providing software and an app to help companies offer better support for breastfeeding and pumping employees [pp. 26-27]; Garvan Donegan of Central Maine Growth Council, an organization active in the economic redevelopment of Fairfield, Oakland, Waterville, and Winslow [pp. 28-29]; and Luke Holden, founder and CEO of Luke's Lobster, seafood processor and operator of lobster shack restaurants internationally [pp. 30-32, also abstracted separately].
Schreiber, Laurie; Hall, William; Hall, Jessica; Cordes, Renee; and Allen, Peter Van, "Next" (2021). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 8020.