July 2015

Chris & Paige Gould | Owners of Central Provisions

Chris and Paige Gould, the husband and wife team that operates Central Provisions in Portland, started working in restaurants at the age of 15 and both knew right away it was what they wanted to do forever. “It is a very challenging industry,” says Paige. “But when you … Continue reading

Matthew Siegel, M.D. | Director, Developmental Disorders Program, Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Clinician Scientist, Maine Medical Center Research Institute

The Developmental Disorders Program at Maine Behavioral Healthcare is one of the only specialized hospital program in the country for children with autism and other developmental disorders who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crisis, and Dr. Matthew Siegel is the program’s director. Each day Siegel is driven by his desire … Continue reading

Andrews & Briana Volk

Andrew and Briana Volk were living in Portland, Oregon—he was working in a cocktail bar and she was in the advertising world—when they decided it was time for a change. Briana trusted her husband’s love of Portland, Maine, and they moved east and opened Portland Hunt and Alpine Club. The couple felt they were … Continue reading

Jean Maginnis | Founder of Maine Center for Creativity and Senior Director of Development at Saint Joseph’s College

Jean Maginnis founded the Maine Center for Creativity (MCC) to promote and guide partnerships between the arts and industry. “These sometimes unexpected partnerships support innovative approaches to economic and community development, which can be so important to Maine’s overall economic vitality and cultural vibrancy,” says Maginnis. Along Route 295 is her most … Continue reading

Tanja Hollander | Artist

In 2011 Tanja Hollander set out on a journey to visit her 626 Facebook friends in their homes. Hollander set up in-person meetings, mostly in living rooms, and traveled all over the country and internationally to photograph her “friends.” Her now well-known series “Are you really my friend?” … Continue reading

Paul Coulombe | Philanthropist

Paul Coulombe was born in Lewiston, and that’s where he inherited his father’s liquor business, White Rock Distilleries. Coulombe’s business grew from three employees to over 200 employees and became one of the 25 largest businesses in Maine in 2012 with revenues that exceeded 200 million dollars per year. When … Continue reading

Bill Green

A Maine native, Bill Green is an anchor and reporter for WLBZ 2 and WCSH 6. He has been in the television business for four decades. For the past 15 years, Green has had his own series called Bill Green’’s … Continue reading