Business Advisors

Chase Nelson

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Business Advisor

Maine SBDC at Northern Maine Development Commission

Location: Eastport
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Territory: Northern Washington Counties

Email: Chase Nelson

Phone: 207-492-9080

Maine SBDC Business Advisor Since 2023

Advising Specialties:  Chase advises individuals interested in starting, buying, or growing a business on how to prepare business plans, layout cash flow projections, and best position themselves for ongoing business success.

Professional Background: Chase is a serial entrepreneur who has started, operated and grown academic coaching, retreat, and financial coaching businesses. He is passionate about business design and is an experienced “business model canvas” and “stair-steps to growth” practitioner. He has completed new business start-up activities, conducted on-going cash flow management, performed financial accounting controls and secured growth financing.

Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, Chase had a 30-year career working with large technology companies (Cisco, IBM, Accenture) where he focused on business strategy and design, economic development, and customer success management.

Education: Political Science and Business Systems, Taylor University

Certifications: Chase is a Certified Personal Finance Counselor ( and helps individuals align their financial behaviors with their needs, goals and ambitions.