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Building Maine Podcast

The Building Maine Podcast is a chance to hear about the people who make a difference in our lives and hear stories of Mainers who have a unique perspective. From the shoreline to the pine forests our guests mix it up on business, the environment energy and everything else you can toss a pot like a New England boiled dinner.

Dec 23, 2020

Laura Benedict, the owner of the Red Barn, shares a candid story of her life growing up in Maine with most lessons learned from the school of hard knocks. "Success for me is...being comfortable in your own skin," Laura speaks about her struggles with hunger as a child, alcohol as an adult, and when working hard...


Dec 11, 2020

Join host Matt Marks with Guest Dan Bouchard, President of the Maine Section of ASCE. Dan covers the grades for infrastructure in the Maine Report Card released this month. With an overall C-, it's the details of the report that should have Mainers concerned. 


Nov 25, 2020

Join host Matt Marks with Guest Randy Poulton. Randy is a former AGC Maine Board Member and currently serves as the Chapter representative on the state MUBEC Board. Hear his views on statewide codes, construction, housing, and why Maine is home. 


Nov 20, 2020

Join host Matt Marks with Guest Bob Moore, Executive Director of the Augusta Foodbank for this podcast. In this episode, Bob shares his thoughts on food insecurity, his experience in manufacturing, and why our state is so special. 


Nov 2, 2020

Join host Matt Marks with Guest Joey Smith of Great Falls Construction. In this episode, Joey shares his experience entering the construction workforce, participation in the Emerging Contractors Group, why Maine is home, and the many opportunities in construction for Maine students.