What's Ahead for 2022








Twenty-one Maine business leaders weigh in on the state's outlook for 2022. Common themes are challenges posed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic; the effects of supply chain issues and worker shortages; pandemic-induced trends - such as remote work and interest in home-based and outdoor activities - which may outlast Covid-19. Business leaders interviewed are: Sarah Belliveau of accounting firm BerryDunn; Taja Dockendorf of advertising and marketing firm Pulp+Wire; David Mehlhorn of Johnny's Selected Seeds; Zachary Sundquist of the Portland Jetport; Sebastian Belle of the Maine Aquaculture Association; Lon Cardon of Jackson Laboratory (JAX); John Kreis of cannabis dispensary Portland Greenhouse; David Stone of Forager, a food-sourcing app; Kevin Schneider of Acadia National Park; Bev Uhlenhake of Epstein Commercial Real Estate in Bangor; Jodie York of the Portland Fish Exchange; Derek Fassett of HospitalityMaine; Josh Soley of Maine Realty Advisors in Portland; John Hathaway of Shucks Maine Lobster; Rick Schneider of Maine Public (formerly the Maine Public Broadcasting Network); Jenny Kordick of Maine Outdoor Brands; Brit Vitalius of Vitalius Real Estate; philanthropist Jonathan Ayers; Topher Mallory of Mexicali Blues; Susan Ruhlin of Dirigo Labs; and Alf Anderson of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

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