Maine is expected to lose 15% of its working population as baby boomers retire. That’s a labor shortage of more than 100,000 workers.

How will Maine find its future workforce? How can we employ retirees, new Mainers, the disabled and others? Join Business Editor Carol Coultas for a panel discussion to find out.

RSVP required. Breakfast provided.

On the panel (more panelists to be announced)

Tae Chong is a business advisor with CEI’s StartSmart Program, a nationally recognized economic development program that assists immigrants and refugees start and manage their businesses. Currently, Tae is serving on Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigrant Services advisory board and as a board member of the Friends of Portland Adult Ed.

Peter DelGreco serves as President and CEO of Maine & Company, an organization that provides free and confidential consulting services to businesses looking to relocate to Maine or expand within Maine.

Jeanne S. Paquette is the current Commissioner of Labor. She has focused her career on “finding good people good jobs.” Commissioner Paquette is a past member of the Maine State Chamber Board of Directors, the Maine Jobs Council and several non-profit boards.

Forum Registration

Complete the form to sign up to attend the Business Breakfast Forum on March 16 at 7:45 a.m. at USM’s Maine’s Abromson Center, Portland Campus.


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