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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.

Nov 17, 2021

Gigi Georges turned to narrative non-fiction writing after an extensive career in politics, public service, and academia. A former White House Special Assistant to a US President and U.S. Senate State Director, she has taught political science at Boston College, served as Program Director at the Harvard Kennedy...

Oct 1, 2021

President and CEO, Larry Barker of Machias Savings Bank talks banking, workforce development, and employment during COVID-19. Listen in on this engaging conversation from one of the best places to work in Maine (2020 Award Winner, Best Places to Work in Maine).

Sep 2, 2021

MaineWorks Founder and Owner Margo Walsh and Director of Operations Ben Klebe chat about workforce challenges, pre-apprenticeship, the opioid epidemic. Listen to their innovative approach to building careers for Mainers in recovery.

Jul 12, 2021

Will Purington II is AGC Maine‚Äôs Board President and Regional Vice President at Maine Drilling and Blasting based in Gardiner, Maine. In this episode, we talk energy infrastructure, politics, and careers in construction. 

Jul 1, 2021

Rob Simopoulos is the Co-Founder of Defendify, the all-in-one cybersecurity platform for organizations without dedicated security teams. In this episode, we learn about cybersecurity today and what steps we can all make to defend ourselves in this digital world.