Buffet Breakfast: 7:30 AM ~ Program: 8:00 – 9:00 AM
In these difficult economic times, it has become more and more necessary to leverage various public resources to make projects financially feasible. Mathew Eddy and John Holden, consultants at Eaton Peabody Consulting Group (EPCG), will provide an overview of the public funds and programs available and discuss how they can work for you and your project. This session will cover the principal financial resources available to developers as they work with communities to further their development projects.
Join us on Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 7:30 – 9:00 AM at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland. An RSVP is requested on, or before, September 17th.
Meet our Panelists:
Mathew H. Eddy has over twenty years of experience in economic development and planning. He most recently served as the Director of Economic and Community Development for the Town of Brunswick. Prior to that, Mr. Eddy served in the same capacity for the City of Westbrook after having spent several years working in research, planning and development for the Maine State Housing Authority, City of Bath, Greater Portland Council of Governments and Town of Brunswick, as well as planning agencies in New Hampshire.
John P. Holden has over fifteen years of experience in community development and economic growth in Maine. Mr. Holden most recently managed the Community Programs Division of the Lewiston area office of the USDA Rural Development where he was responsible for the development and implementation of marketing and outreach efforts as well as the preparation and underwriting of loan applications. Prior to that, Mr. Holden worked for the Eastern Maine Development Corporation, first as an Economic Development Specialist then as the Director of Business Services and Business Development.