A native of New Hampshire, John is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a bachelors in music. John’s experience as a professional musician includes working as Principal Tubist with the South Bend and Honolulu Symphonies, as well as performing with a long list of American orchestras including the Rochester and Buffalo Philharmonics, the Syracuse Symphony, and the Boston Symphony and Pops. (more…)
Sarah Linet is a policy specialist for the Great Schools Partnership. She works with internal and external partners and stakeholders to advance the mission of the New England Secondary Schools Consortium to close achievement gaps and promote educational equity and opportunity for all students through federal, state, and local policy. (more…)
Emily Marczak is the Donor Relations Manager at Preble Street, a social service agency in Portland, Maine. Her work is focused on major donors and strategic projects to further Preble Street’s mission of providing accessible barrier-free services to empower people experiencing problems with homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty, and to advocate for solutions to these problems. Emily previously worked in International Education with CIEE and for the Libra Foundation at Pineland Farms managing the Marketing and Events program. (more…)
Melinda is a certified public accountant with Baker Newman Noyes and has been with the firm since 2003. She is a senior manager in the firm’s audit practice specializing in the manufacturing and distribution and employee benefit plan audits. Melinda is also involved with the firm’s internal training program and is a member of the BNN Women’s Committee. (more…)
Tim Blackstone is the Chief Creative Officer at Ethos—a multi-platform branding agency in Westbrook, Maine—where he leads a diverse team of creative and technology professionals developing and marketing authentic consumer brands. Tim brings a multidisciplinary perspective to the creative process, and has more than 20 years’ experience developing award-winning projects across a wide range of industries, with a client list that has included Bank of America, Microsoft, East West Partners, the PGA Tour, Washington Mutual, Thos. Moser, Udi’s, the NFL, and others. (more…)
David has practiced law at Warren, Currier & Buchanan (or its predecessor) as a principal since 1988. Before that he was an associate at the Portland firm of Murray, Plumb & Murray.
David received his JD from Harvard Law School in 1982. He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review from 1980 to 1982. He received his AB from Brown University in 1979. (more…)