Portland, Maine, 04101
Are you a fit for MTI? Come to this live webinar presented by Amy Leshure, Senior Investment Officer, to learn about MTI, what they do, and their process for funding Maine’s innovation economy.
MTI offers grants, loans, equity investments, and services to support Maine’s innovation economy. MTI supports new ideas, products, or methods with the potential to grow and diversify Maine’s economy and increase the number of quality jobs throughout the state through direct support of innovators and through support of programs and infrastructure that encourage innovation. Since its founding in 1999, MTI has invested over $270M in more than 2,500 projects across Maine’s 16 counties. MTI funding has simultaneously generated over $1 billion in private sector matching investment. .
Your Presenter: Amy Leshure
Amy Leshure joined MTI in April of 2019. She brings extensive experience in financial analysis and risk management. Previously she worked in private equity banking at RBS Citizens in Boston, MA before moving to Maine and spending the past seven years in commercial lending and small business financial management. An avid supporter of Maine-based businesses, she aims to connect local entrepreneurs with the resources they need for success. Amy is a graduate of Michigan State University and Rudolf Steiner College. She has held various board roles over the years and is currently in her first term as an elected member of the Damariscotta town Selectboard where she resides with her family.