Our board is made up of LOCAL Business Owners who volunteer their time and are committed to building a thriving business community in South Portland Cape Elizabeth. Our board’s strength comes from the diversity of experience and talent who are strategically voted into each board position. This helps making each board position easier to manage over the year, and allows each board position to fiction at it’s best with as little effort but with maximum effectiveness. We love new board members or simply volunteers who want to get involved without dedicating 2 hours a mont. The board meetings are open to any business owner who is a members, or business owners/employees who are interested in hearing what’s the buzz with the Buy Local

Bring your knowledge and expertise and help us become even better!


 
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PRESIDENT

Photographer Patrick Jones is Los Angeles native, runs a Creative Agency with several locations, however you’ll find him in SoPo 90% of the time. His company helps businesses of all sizes succeed in making better choices and having and Creative / Marketing Guru on staff without having to hire a full time staff to run it. From Photography, Website Development, Full Scale Video Production, Aerial Photography and Video, Social Media Management, and SEO. His company's mission isn’t to think or do as others may, but try to stand out from the crowd and try things no one is brave enough to. Visit his site for more info. http://www.207Branding.com

He has been involved with our Buy Local going on 4 years, and has served under great past Presidents such as April Cohen and Dana Myles.

 
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SECRETARY

Colleen Monroe is no newbie to the our Buy Local. In Fact she has been involved on and off from the Buy Locals beginning. She also formed and ran the Cape Business Alliance before resolving it and merging to our Buy Local. She is a great strong business woman who brings valuable local opinions to our board!


Colleen owns Mainely Chiropractics which is located in Fort Williams Park. Visit her site for more info. http://www.MainelyChiropractic.com

 
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TREASURER

Stacy Ayotte started with our in Nov. 2017 and she has been a very an amazing asset to this board. She cleaned up a lot of our mess and really brought organization to your financials. She holds a background in Quickbooks and really shines in this position. Since 2018 she has been ridiculously active with help shape the Local First Reboot!

Visit her site for more info. http://www.thebackofficeexpert.com

 
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CHEIF HEART OFFICER

Brittany Jones is a Colorado native, and has been in South Portland for almost a Half Decade. Her business is all things Weddings. From Photography of the Surprise Proposal, to the “I Do” days Families Portraits, And those amazing Cinematic Wedding Videos. That’s all her. She has been hard working on here business here in South Portland and is a Nationally Travelling Weddings Photographer/Videographer. Her passion for the Buy Local comes simply from the fact that she believes there is a huge market of non-brick and mortars (such as herself) who need the viability as those who have store fronts! She comes from an Internal Corporation Upper Management with her policies and procedures being used over a decade after her departure from the corporate world. She is the Maine Wedding Photographer.

Visit her site for more info. http://www.207Weddings.com