GrowSmart Maine, a Portland nonprofit that works to build a more sustainable future for Maine, has hired Janet Sawyer as business development director and promoted Andrew Zarro to community engagement director.
788068_609580-Janet-SawyerSawyer, of Dover-Foxcroft, previously worked as business development director for Piscataquis County Economic Development Council. She also owned her own business and managed outside sales for a Maine-based office products distributor.


609580 Andrew ZarroZarro, of Portland, was previously the development director of GrowSmart Maine. He previously led several small nonprofits working on a range of missions including as executive director of a criminal justice policy reform organization and as executive director of a Boston Main Streets District in Jamaica Plain.


GrowSmart Maine also elected Rachel Bouvier, Ph.D. and The Hon. Ted Koffman to their board of directors.
788068_609580-Rachel-BouvierBouvier is founder and principal of rbouvier consulting, a private consulting firm specializing in socio-economic analysis, market and economic research, statistical analysis and community economic development.


Ted Koffman

Koffman, who served as Maine Audubon’s executive director from 2009-2014, previously worked as an administrator at College of the Atlantic for 33 years.