Alumni Profiles

Alumna Knows Networking Works

The adage, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” is jokingly tossed around business circles, but bank vice president, brewery board member and Maine Business School alumna Kelly Dorsey ’08 believes the maxim has merit. The Brunswick, Maine native grew up knowing she wanted to study business. “I wanted to make sure I […]

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Alumnus makes aquaculture a way of life

Most Maine Business School (MBS) students want to make some green after college, but few take it as literally as Todd Jagoutz ’01. Jagoutz’s Biddeford-based company, Sea Greens Farms, is on the forefront of aquaculture processing, research and development, and distribution. And like the seeded lines of his kelp farm off Maine’s southern coast, Jagoutz’s […]

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Ocean business advantage

MBS alumnus Brady Davis ’17 is using his business education to help advance the ocean economy. He is activity coordinator at New England Ocean Cluster (NEOC), a Portland, Maine-based business incubator and hub for companies that draw on the ocean as a resource for their products, services and ideas. NEOC aims to foster collaborative relationships […]

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Protecting Privacy

MBS alumna Shelbe Lane Moore ’13 is using her business degree to play an important role in the healthcare industry. She is a privacy compliance coordinator at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where she works to maintain the privacy and security of patient health information by ensuring that practitioners and staff comply with local, state […]

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Author, alumnus heals himself

Dan Sullivan had a lot on his plate. In addition to pursuing a degree in management and serving as goaltender for the University of Maine ice hockey team, he struggled with Attention Deficit Disorder. Now the 2013 MBS alumnus has published a book about his ADD diagnosis, his experience with prescription medications including Adderall, and […]

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Managing Marketing

MBS alumnus Dan Bourgeois-Capozzi ’14, is putting his management degree to good use as Androscoggin Bank’s first-ever business marketing specialist. “My role is to deepen the bank’s understanding of small businesses so we may better serve them,” says Bourgeois-Capozzi, who was hired at the Auburn-based bank in May 2017. A New York native who majored […]

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Represent

When he’s not studying for his MBA, Harold “Trey” Stewart III ’18 is helping to run the government. Stewart, who is earning his degree through the Maine Business School’s online MBA program, is serving his first term in the Maine House of Representatives for District 147, which encompasses most of Presque Isle. A University of […]

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Accounting Forensics

Kristin Orr ’11 is using her MBS accounting degree to detect, deter and fight financial crimes as a Corporate Security Investigator at TD Bank in Glastonbury, Conn. “I am passionate about helping those who have been victimized and about bringing fraudsters to justice,” says Orr who earned a master’s degree in forensic accounting after graduating […]

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Financial Fitness

Ten years after earning a marketing degree from MBS, Jess Foss Elsner ’06 is running her own business in Portland, Maine. She is co-owner of Foss Fitness ME where she is fulfilling a long-held dream to make a positive impact on the world by helping people become healthy and fit. “Health and fitness is fundamental […]

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Savouring Success

MBS alumna Kim Dagher ’86 (MBA) realized a long-held dream in May 2011 when she opened Savour Chocolatier. Five years later, Dagher has made a name for herself as the only handcrafted artisan chocolate maker in central Maine. Using the finest quality Belgian chocolate as well as naturally and locally sourced ingredients, she sells her […]

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