EMDC in the News

EMDC announces new CEO

October 9, 2018
BANGOR - The new person at the helm of Eastern Maine Development Corp. is no stranger to Bangor. Lee Umphrey, former inter-governmental affairs coordinator for the city of Bangor, has assumed EMDC's...
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UMaine Cooperative Extension presents annual awards

October 8, 2018
ELLSWORTH — Three annual awards were presented at the Hancock County Extension Association’s annual meeting on Sept. 27. The 2018 Leadership in Action Award for a local nonprofit was presented...
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Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum Receives Non-Profit Status and $133,222 USDA Rural Development Grant

October 8, 2018
Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum Receives Non-Profit Status and $133,222 USDA Rural Development Grant Grant Awarded to EMDC to provide technical assistance to businesses in the City of Eastport &...
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Former Baldacci spokesman to lead Bangor economic development organization

-The Bangor Daily News

August 2, 2018
A former spokesman for Gov. John Baldacci has been named the head of a local economic development organization. Lee Umphrey will succeed Michael Aube as CEO for the Eastern Maine Development Corporation...
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Brien Walton named CEO of Acadia Capital Management CDE consortium

-Mainebiz

June 8, 2018
Brien Walton, director of Husson University's Center for Family Business, has been named chairman and CEO of the Acadia Capital Management consortium of Community Development Entities. His selection comes...
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