Lisa G. Martin, Executive Director

Lisa G. Martin is executive director of the Manufacturers Association of Maine and has 20+ years in economic, workforce and business development. Since 1989, Lisa has had extensive experience with businesses, state and federal agencies, education institutes and Maine’s workforce.

She leads the effort to build the Manufacturers’ Association as an economically strong industry through partnerships and collaborations with other industries, with state and federal agencies and organizations and within the manufacturing industry.

Lisa sits on the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) Precision Manufacturing Board, a member of the University of Maine, Advanced Manufacturing Center Board of Advisors, Robotics Institute of Maine Executive Board, CEI Capital Management (CCML) Board of Directors and is an Alumni of the Maine Development Foundation’s Leadership Maine Mu Class.

Lisa holds a BA from University of Southern Maine, a Master of Science degree in Community Economic Development (CED) from New Hampshire College and an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. Lisa lives in her home town of Portland.

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Marion Sprague, Outreach Communications

Marion Sprague directs outreach communications at the Manufacturers Association of Maine and has been with the association since early 2011.

She runs the Maine Manufacturing Career Connection (MCC) Program awareness program including the MFGDAY event coordination.  MCC promotes manufacturing related career opportunities to students, parents, educators and the general public to help raise awareness of the opportunities here in Maine.

Marion currently serves on the Maine Apprenticeship Council, SME Dirgio Maine Board of Directors, Portland Arts and Technology HS Precision Manufacturing Advisory Committee, and Portland HS Project Lead the Way Steering Committee.

Marion moved to Portland in 2002, from her home town of Machias, to finish her BA in English Literature at the University of Southern Maine.

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