Business Advisors

Alison Lane

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Associate Center Director & Certified Business Advisor

Maine SBDC at CEI

Location: Bangor, Dover-Foxcroft
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Territory: Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties

Email: Alison Lane

Phone: 207-573-5076

Maine SBDC Business Advisor Since 2019

Advising Specialties: Business Development & Planning, Start-Ups, Restaurants & Food Service

Education: M.B.A in Management, University of Maine Business School, B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, University of Maine

Certifications: FranFit Certified Advisor through FranNet Franchise Experts

Professional Background: Alison comes to the SBDC with over 10 years of experience in customer service-based roles and first-hand experience developing small businesses in the Greater Bangor region.  She executed the successful start-up, growth, and sale of a restaurant in an emerging region of the City of Brewer.  Her past experience includes serving as the Office Manager for a small business, where she helped systemize customer relations management, marketing efforts, and collections activities.

Recognition & Awards: 2021 Maine SBDC State Star