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Like a Boss from the Portland Press Herald

The Portland Press Herald presents, Like A Boss, the live Q&A business event series. Our CEO and Publisher, Lisa DeSisto, will meet one-on-one with local CEOs and business leaders for a behind the scenes look at their career paths, the ups and downs of running their businesses and the trends shaping them. Join us to hear insightful, first-hand accounts of the realities of running a business.
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ABOUT LIKE A BOSS

The Portland Press Herald presents, Like A Boss, the live Q&A business event series. Our CEO and Publisher, Lisa DeSisto, will meet one-on-one with local CEOs and business leaders for a behind the scenes look at their career paths, the ups and downs of running their businesses and the trends shaping them. Join us to hear insightful, first-hand accounts of the realities of running a business.

Visit http://likeaboss.pressherald.com for more information.

Oct 25, 2017

Portland Press Herald Publisher Lisa DeSisto talks with Andrew Silsby about his career at Kennebec Savings Bank, which he joined in 1993. Silsby discusses why email isn't the best medium for solving problems, the bank's move into Freeport, and just how far ahead he likes to be with new technology.  This interview was recorded July 27, 2017 in Augusta.

Aug 4, 2017

Portland Press Herald Publisher and CEO Lisa DeSisto chats with Chuck Hays, whose career took him from Massachusetts Maritime Academy, to marine nuclear engineering, to the helm of Maine General Medical Center. Hays talks about the role of MGMC in the community, and their objective, "... to be the leading community health care system in Maine, recognized for clinical excellence, customer satisfaction, financial stability and impact on community health."

Jul 25, 2017

Portland Press Herald President and C.E.O. Lisa Desisto talks with Laurie Lachance, the first female President of Thomas College, about how she came to that job and what Thomas College means to its students and the business community in Maine.

May 11, 2017

Mike Vail became president of Hannaford Supermarkets in 2015. He is responsible for all operations, including strategic direction, financial performance, product assortment, pricing, customer service and marketing. He also serves as a member of the Delhaize America Leadership Team.

Vail has more than 30 years of experience working in retail. Immediately prior to leading Hannaford, he served as chief merchant and supply chain officer for Delhaize America.

Apr 21, 2017

Lisa Whited has played a role in transforming the culture at many of Maine’s top employers.   As the Chief Transformation Office at WTF (Workplace Transformation Facilitation), Lisa shares best practices on how to deepen engagement with your employees.  Learn how food, coffee and fitness are table stakes in today’s most productive workplaces.  Get expert advice on how to improve the morale and culture at your workplace in this episode of “Like a Boss”

http://workplacetf.com/

Mar 21, 2017

Meredith Strang Burgess, President and CEO of Burgess Advertising and Marketing sat down with Portland Press Herald President and C.E.O Lisa DeSisto to talk about the firm's thirtieth anniversary.

They also discussed how a soil science degree at UMO prepared Burgess for a career in marketing, her early work with McDonalds, her time in the Maine Legislature, Burgess' work with the Maine Cancer Foundation, her last-place finishes at the "Tri for a Cure" Triathalon, and moving from Congress Street to Falmouth after all these years.

To learn more about the Like a Boss Podcasts and live events, visit likeaboss.pressherald.com

 

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