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Board of Directors

Tara Jenkins:  Member since 2019

Tara is the CEO of Conscious Revolution LLC, an organization that builds conscious businesses.  She has formerly worked in Human Resources leadership roles at IDEXX, Pierce Atwood, Martin's Point Healthcare and The Capital Group Companies. Tara is the Chair of the ProsperityME Board and Chair of the Executive Committee. 


Eileen Fongemie: Member since 2018

Eileen is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Workers’ Compensation Professional (WCP) and serves as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer for Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company (MEMIC).  She serves as Board Treasurer and is a Member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Finance Committee.

Colette Twigg-Rowse: Member since 2015

Collette is Vice President of Commercial Lending at Bath Savings Institution. Prior to Bath Savings Institution, Colette was SVP of Credit Administration at Northeast Bank and CFO of a successful software company. She is Secretary of the Board and a Member of the Finance Committee.


Helen Andreoli: Member since 2015

Helen is Founding Partner and CFO of Great Diamond Partners and is responsible for client relationships and practice management.  Previously, she held similar positions at UBS,  Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.  Helen is a former Chair of the Board and is the current Chair of the Program Committee.

Christen Graham: Member since 2017

Christen is the founder of Giving Strong, a social impact consulting firm that guides clients committed to supporting community, philanthropic and sustainability initiatives. Christen is a Member of the Marketing and Development Committee.


Gregory Hansel: Member since 2010

Greg is a Partner at Preti Flaherty where he is a nationally recognized trial lawyer specializing in complex business litigation.  He received his B.A. in Government Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia.  He is a former Chair of the Board and is a Member of the Program Committee. 


Quincy Hentzel: Member Since 2011

Quincy is the CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Previously, Quincy was Director of Business Relations for Industrium in Portland and also served as Director of Governmental Affairs for the Maine Credit Union League. She serves as a Board Member.

Tim Honey: Member since 2020

Tim is a former Portland City Manager and has over 35 years of  professional experience in the public sector. Tim holds a BA in American Diplomatic History from Cornell University, and an MA from Georgetown University in Political Science.  He is an elected Fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration. Tim is co-chair of the Maine Immigrants' Prosperity Network and a Board Member. 

E’nkul Kanakan: Member since 2009

E’nkul, originally from the DRC, has a Master in Education with specialization in English as a Foreign Language and a Master in Business Administration with specialization in Electronic Business. He has worked for the United States State Department abroad, a past school educator with the Portland Public Schools, the District Community Relations Officer for KeyBank, N.A and a part-time faculty for the University of New England. He presently works at Granite Bay Care as HR Labor/Employee Relations Director and is a grassroots organizer in Maine.  He is a former Chair of the Board and currently serves as a Board Member and as a Member of the Program Committee. 

Michelle Love: Member since 2022

Michelle is an Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Androscoggin Bank. Michelle is a member of the Program Committee. 

Megan Piper: Member since 2020

Megan is Founder & Principal Consultant at Piper Consulting, where she helps business and nonprofit leadership teams reinvigorate their organization, articulate their vision, build healthy structure, and drive effective results.  Previously, Megan was COO/CFO at Planson International Corporation. She earned her BA in French at the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Boston University.  Megan serves as a Board Member, Chair of the Marketing and Development Committee and a Member of the Executive Committee.

Brian Zenda: Member since 2022

Brian is a Tax Accountant at WEX, Inc. and is a member of the Finance Committee. 

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