Business Advisors

Lori Allen

Business Advisor

Maine SBDC at Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments

Location: Auburn, Rumford, South Paris
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Territory: Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin Counties

Email: Lori Allen

Phone: 207-783-9186

Maine SBDC Business Advisor Since 2019

Advising Specialties:  Startups, business plan development, marketing and branding, RFP/RFQ proposals

Professional Background: Lori is a Maine native and grew up in the Oxford Hills area.  Prior to joining the SBDC, Lori served as the Director of the Central Massachusetts Women’s Business Center, hosted by the Center for Women & Enterprise.  In that role she also worked closely with the Veterans Business Outreach Center, providing training and technical assistance to veterans. Previously, Lori was a program director at the Maine Development Foundation where she staffed the Maine Downtown Center, working to revitalize downtown districts across the state.

Education: BA, University of Hartford; MPA, University of Memphis; UMaine Graduate Business Administration Certificate (in progress)