Mayor's Ad Hoc Committee on Economic Development & Marketing

The Mayor’s Economic Development and Marketing Committee, through discussion, analysis, and proposal of policy, will accelerate the relationship among the business community, regional and local economic development organizations and initiatives, and the City to achieve successful economic growth and revitalization of existing businesses and attracting new businesses, resulting in a diversified economic base that will ensure that Auburn is recognized as a world-class community. In addition, the Committee will provide recommendations for both internal and external initiatives and communication strategies that promote the public image of the City of Auburn.

Committee Members

Matt Leonard (Chair) – CEO, Military Talent Source
Brian Dubois - DuBois Realty Group at Keller Williams Realty
Marnie Dubois - DuBois Realty Group at Keller Williams Realty
Jim Pross – Attorney, Skelton, Taintor & Abbott
Debbie Bodwell- Vice President, RMS
April Shanaman – Co-Owner, Lost Valley Ski Resort
Bill David – Director of Sales, Marketing, and Corporate Relations, Twin City Thunder
Tracey Levesque- Principal, 64 Lisbon St LLC
Jessica Donovan – General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch
Josh Pritchard - Partner, COO, Anchour
Stephen Gilbert - Partner, CEO, Anchour
Matt Kovacevich – Principal, Thalo Blue
Phil Savignano - Senior Tourism Officer, State of Maine
Steve Milks – Managing Partner, Thompson Properties
Ethan Kane - Digital Marketing Manager, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Steve Wallace - CEO, Auburn-Lewiston YMCA