SCORE 2016 Success Awards

On June 25, 2016, Portland SCORE hosted a celebratory luncheon for clients, volunteers and community partners to present our SCORE 2016 Success Awards to ten Maine companies who have demonstrated unique vision, innovation and achievement in our communities. 

Thank you to Brian Whitney, President of the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) for speaking at our invent and thank you to Keynote Speaker Kerem Durag, Entreprenuer-in-Residence at MTI!

Congratulations to our Award winners!


Steve Underwood, PAKPOD: Innovative Small Business Award 


Kathy Strout, Private Home Care: Encore Entrepreneur Award 


Colleen Allard, Village Variety: Business Plan Execution Award 


Kate Nelligan, Founder, Local Color: Business Plan Execution Award

Jake Ryan, Founder, Open Bench Project: Innovative Small Business 

Heather Shields, Founder, Pathways Rehabilitation: Community Champion Award 

Jill Miller, Founder, The Maine Pie Company: Woman-Owned Business Award 

Zach Schmesser, Founder, New England Mobile ShowersYoung Entreprenuer Award 

Simon Williams, Founder, School Square:  Nonprofit Award

Rachel Bouvier, Founder, rbouvier Consulting:  Green Small Business Award



SCORE 2015 Success Awards

Keynote Speaker: Beth Shissler, President, Seabags

Leigh Kellis, Founder
The Holy Donut
Successful Woman Owned Business


Ben Davis, Founder
True Course Yachting
Successful Young Entrepreneur Under 30

Cecily Rich, Founder
Ginger's House
Successful Funding from Business Plan Execution

Pat Roche, Founder
Think Tank
Successful Innovative Entrepreneur 2015

Joe Walsh, Founder
Green Clean Maine
Successful Green Entrepreneur

Pauline Warg, Owner
Warg Enamel & Tool Center
Successful Encore Entrepreneur

Watcharee Limanon, Founder
Thai Culinary Arts Studio
Successful Woman Owned Business

Marta Lane-Greenlaw, Founder
Speak Clearly Accent Reduction
Successful Nonprofit Entrepreneur

SCORE 2014 Success Awards

Pam Laskey
Maine Foodie Tours
Successful Woman-Owned Business

Dan Mingle
Mingle Analytics, Inc.
Successful Encore Entrepreneur 50+

Tyler Frank and Kendall Hinkley
Garbage to Garden
Successful Green Entrepreneur

Louis Waterhouse
LAW Calibration, LLC
Successful Veteran-Owned Business

Scott Fleurent
Impact Fitness
Successful Entrepreneur for Business Plan Funding

Margo Walsh
Successful Innovative Entrepreneur

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Charley Friedman and Devin McNeill
Successful Young Entrepreneurs Under 30