Champion Sponsors

Champion Sponsors


At Lift360 we focus on leadership every day–for individuals, in organizations, and throughout communities. It is our mission to inspire leadership, build stronger leaders, and to equip those leaders to tackle the critical issues we face in Maine. That focus takes us into communities and boardrooms, reaching all sectors and all areas of the state. We deliver programs and services working side by side with organizational and community leaders. The impact of our work and the stories we hear from those we collaborate with is an incredible reward. It’s our way to make Maine an even better place to live and work.

Lift360 Leadership Intensive — Maine’s unique and only leadership training program focused on collaborative leadership entering its 25th year.

Lift360 Community Institute — an opportunity for community leaders to learn from the experts and transfer their knowledge to create solutions in their towns.

Lift360 Emerging Leaders — providing Maine’s young people the skills, knowledge and connections to serve as leaders with community nonprofit organizations.

Lift360 Springboard — helping nonprofit leaders find creative solutions to their organization’s challenges.

Lift360 Leadership in Action Breakfast Series — Informing and connecting people to leaders and issues. Inspiring action and leadership.

Lift360 Portland Unwrapped — A day to discover more deeply how the Portland community functions and how they can become informed, connected to, and participate in our community.

Lift360 Consulting Services — A 360 approach to ensuring organizational effectiveness and delivery on the mission.


Board of Directors

Chair: Richard J. Abbondanza, Hopkinson & Abbondanza
Vice Chair: Elizabeth Ross-Holmstrom, BreakTogether
Treasurer: James Costello, Curtis Thaxter
: Thomas Francoeur, The Johnson Company

Robert Baldacci, Baldacci Consulting Group
Dayton Benway, Baker Newman Noyes
Kevin Carley, Independent Consultant
Andrew Colvin, Office of Chellie Pingree
Steve Eddy, Investment Management and Consulting Group
Daryl Fort, Independent Consultant
Tom Gale, VONT Web Marketing
Tara Hill, Maine Cancer Foundation
Anne Jackson, Community Volunteer
John Labrie, UNUM
Kim Laramy, Ethos Marketing
Kristin Majeska, Idexx
Troy Moon, City of Portland
Carolyn Nishon, Portland Symphony Orchestra
Bridget O’Connor, Opportunity Alliance
Tim Record, LL Bean
Tom Rumpf, The Nature Conservancy – Maine
Marcia Sharp, Community Volunteer
Karen Sides Suva, Rivermill Consulting

Tom Rumpf,
Acting Director
Carol Walker Aten, Senior Associate & Program Director
Jennifer Scarpitti-Nelson, Manager of Finance
Gretchen Williams, Project & Program Coordinator


Mary Ellms, Reporter
Eric Moberg, Research & Data Analyst
Vicky Poole, Videographer
Camden Black, Marketing