Monthly Archives: June 2024

Eido Bar Company – Winslow

Eido Bar Company's bar trailer with Business Owner Rochelle Albert inside

Rochelle Albert has spent years honing her craft in bartending and catering, learning the ins and outs of creating memorable experiences and delicious cocktails. In 2023, her priorities shifted significantly when she gave birth to her son. As a single mother, she wanted to find a way to be with her son full-time and provide… Read more »

4Health Family Medicine – Windham

Business owner Su-Anne Hammond with Business Advisor Peter Harriman

Su-Anne Hammond is a lifelong Mainer who has spent the last 20 years providing primary care to families in Southern Maine. She has always prioritized creating genuine doctor-patient relationships that allow her to treat the whole person. She envisioned opening her own private practice that would offer affordable, accessible, and direct care to patients. This… Read more »

Ferda Farms – Brunswick

Max Burtis of Ferda Farms in Brunswick

Established in 2018, Ferda Farms is an oyster farm nestled along the picturesque New Meadows River in Brunswick. Committed to sustainable and responsible farming practices, Ferda Farms specializes in cultivating fresh, high-quality Bombazine Oysters that capture the essence of the pristine Maine waters. Business owners Maxwell Burtis and his father Chris are experienced mariners with… Read more »

Acadia Insulation – Lewiston

Acadia Insulation logo on white truck with two men standing in front

After years of working for a large insulation contractor, Wesley (Wes) Grover decided it was time to start his own business. He was dissatisfied with the profit-driven approach of his previous employer. A US Army veteran, Wes wanted to prioritize customer service and employee well-being in his own venture, aiming to build a workplace culture… Read more »

Cybersecurity Basics for Small Businesses

Decorative photo representing cybersecurity on phone and computer

Part 6 of the “Things we wish we knew” Blog series By: Tina Oddleifson, Business Advisor Most small business owners don’t spend time worrying about cybersecurity attacks. Who would want to pick on your small business anyway, right? Wrong!  As business advisors in Maine, we have heard many stories from our clients about attempts and attacks… Read more »