BATES ALUMNI SMALL BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Bobcats love to support and uplift fellow alumni, and especially during challenging times like the pandemic. To make that support easier, and to promote small businesses in Maine and across the world, we’ve created an alumni-owned business directory. This directory is a way to support Bates alumni-owned businesses, promote small business growth, and celebrate the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of our alumni community.

If you’d like to be included in the directory, please complete the form with information about your business and how the Bates community can support you at this time.

Terms of Use

By accessing or listing a business in this Directory you agree to the following terms of use: The use of this Directory or the contact information contained within for solicitation purposes of any kind is strictly prohibited. In addition, using the information contained in this Directory for any unauthorized private, commercial, or political mailing is prohibited. Bates does not endorse or make any other representations concerning any of the businesses registered on the Directory.

FAQs

Does the Business have to be owned by a Bates Alum?

Yes. While we’d like to support all businesses, this resource is intended to give Bates alumni the opportunity to support their fellow classmates.

Why can’t I update or post my business listing?

Before we post a business, we will verify that it is owned/co-owned by a member of the Bates community. In addition, we will verify that businesses are consistent with Bates’ mission.

Is Bates providing any financial support to business on this page?

No, this is simply a list of businesses. Bates is not providing financial assistance to specific businesses.

Business Directory

We have begun collecting a list and information on alumni-owned small businesses. Please scroll through the list below and see how you can support these businesses. Continue to check back to see new listings and updates.

Please use the “search bar” to help you narrow down the businesses displayed. You may also find the “sort” feature helpful in your search.

Business Name Business Type Mission You can help by:
ACOSTYLES
Owned by Alexandria Onuoha ’20
Performing arts and political advocacyACOSTYLES’ mission is to give advanced meaning to the complexities and excellence that comes with being Black, by centering Black women through developmental science, dance, and fashion. ACOSTYLES aims to create a nurturing and growth- oriented space for young Black girls, Indigenous girls and girls of color in order to help them prosper in academia, dance as well as the fashion industry. Together, we strive to build a self- sufficient ecosystem of Black Girlhood that radically fights facism and far- right misogynoir, and politically advocates for Black women and girls with developmental science, dance and fashion.Visit our site and learn more: acostyles.com
Aerie
Owned by David McEvoy ’89
Wilderness Medicine InstructionBased in Missoula, Montana, we teach wilderness medicine courses throughout the world.Visit aeriemedicine.com.
Alpenglow Lighting Design, Inc.
Owned by Aaron Humphrey ’91
Lighting Design & ConsultationAlpenglow provides lighting and lighting controls design for residential, commercial, hospitality, retail, worship, and municipal projects. Past projects have ranged from Nike World Headquarters to deed-restricted housing and everything in between.Visit alpenglowinc.com or call (970) 948-2637 to learn how we can make your project a success.
Amelia
Owned by Mark Langer ’14

Aircraft/UAV Manufacturer Located out of Los Altos, California, we are building electric, pilot-less cargo aircraft for express logistics. We can support 24/7 operations and are faster than a truck, more predictable, and less expensive to operate. Attacking the highest polluting sector of the economy, transportation, we are an environment a positive and easily integrated solution into the logistics infrastructure.Please share your investor connections and talent.
Ann Elise Record Consulting LLC
Owned by Ann Elise Rodrigues ’90
Elementary Math Consulting / EducationI’m passionate about working with teachers, schools, and districts to help them implement best practices within the three basic pillars of math instruction: math fact fluency, word problem structures, and understanding the progression of the standards all within a classroom environment that embodies the math practice standards. I provide customized professional development sessions, on-demand courses, and share free resources for anyone wanting to learn about why we are exploring math with our children differently than from when we were in school. Together we can create positive math journeys for all our students!Visit anneliserecord.com purchase my book Fluency Doesn’t Just Happen with Addition and Subtraction, and follow me on Facebook or Twitter.
Ariel Grace Design
Owned by Gwen Jones ’80
Home furnishings/ retailAriel Grace Design specializes in beautifully crafted, custom-designed canvas rugs. We employ the finest materials and time-tested construction methods to create heirloom-quality floorcloths. Our floorcloths marry craft, function, and beauty.Visit us online at arielgracedesign.com.
Attentive Leadership
Owned by Dana De Nault ’80
Leadership Consulting and CoachingLeadership & Organizational Psychology

Based out of Redwood City, CA, we help clients define and convert profound leadership and change strategy into pragmatic, high return alignment and results. We use positive, systemic approaches from applied psychology and neuroleadership based coaching to improve organizational performance by empowering leaders to eliminate human generated challenges.
I am always available to talk with Bates alumni and students pro-bono as they consider how to advance their personal and professional leadership.

Visit my website at: attentiveleadership.co
Back Loop Consulting Owned by S Fisher Qua ’06Consulting ServicesTo make available a wider dynamic range of intelligence, creativity, and imagination in groups of any kind.Learn more at Back-loop.com
Bell Tower Advisors LLC
Owned by Margie Carpenter ’79
Financial AdvisorOperating out of Chagrin Falls, OH, I am a solo advisor helping mid-life, independent women manage their financial lives and prepare for a successful and enjoyable retirement. As an RIA (Registered Investment Advisor), and therefore also a fiduciary, I am required to give my clients unbiased advice (unlike a broker, for example). My practice is small by design so I can truly focus on each client. As the industry is very male-centric, I bring a more down to earth approach which has been warmly welcomed by the (mostly female) clients I have served. I love what I do and love helping the great women who are my clients!Please visit my website at belltowerllc.com.

Feel free to email me at: margie@belltowerllc.com for more information or to request an initial, complimentary conversation.

There will be no sales tactics used in this conversation (or ever), as I believe everyone should make a decision based on their own personal circumstances and comfort level.
Bennett Valley Cellars
Owned by Luca Zanin ’92
Vineyards and WineryNestled in the pristine Bennett Valley in Sonoma County, Bennett Valley Cellars is a small producer of high-quality, hand-crafted Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.Please join our Wine Club (Simpatico Society) or visiting our Tasting Room in Sonoma, California.
Best Welding Machine
Owned by Samir Sen ’19
Equipment/ WeldingOperating out of Mumbai, India, discover The Art of Welding—If you like the thought of creating things with fire and steel, then you will definitely feel right at home here. Learn more at:
bsamachinetools.com
Birchwood Interiors
Owned by Earle Morse ’84
Home Furnishings and ContractingBirchwood Interiors works primarily in the Sugarloaf and Rangeley Maine area, supplying home furnishings, cabinetry, granite, flooring, custom tile work and much more.Visit us at birchwoodinteriors.com.

BIzzy Bee Playwear
Owned by Kimberly Thompson ’09
Handmade children’s and women’s clothingBIzzy Bee Playwear operates out of Old Lyme, CT and is committed to creating high quality functional clothing from domestically sourced fabrics, prioritizing using materials manufactured with eco-friendly materials and manufacturing practices. Our women’s clothing line is dedicated to offering women options that are breastfeeding friendly.Visit us online at BIzzyBeePlaywear.com
Follow us on social media: Facebook and Instagram.
Black Tie Ski Rentals of Aspen
Owned by Nick Leonard ’07
Ski & Snowboard Rental DeliveryBlack Tie Ski Rentals has formulated a new concept for your vacation rental needs – by knocking down the walls of your traditional ski shop to deliver & custom-fit the best equipment and service at a time and place convenient for you!

We offer ski rental and delivery service to the greater Aspen area so you can enjoy your vacation no matter where you are staying. Our premium gear allows you to take full advantage of your favorite terrain while our top-notch customer service provides custom fittings in your lodging accommodations. We take pride in being the best ski rental and delivery service in Aspen and we will do everything we can to ensure you enjoy your vacation as much as possible.
Learn more and visit us at: blacktieskis.com
Blue Ledge Farm
Owned by Hannah Sessions ’99 & Greg Bernhardt ’99
Dairy Farm and artisanal cheeseWe strive to produce a quality product based on the cornerstones of respect for the land, animals and consumers. We have a herd of dairy goats, purchase cow’s milk from a local dairy and produce several types of fresh and aged cheeses.Visit our online store:
blueledgefarm.com/store
Brandy Gibbs-Riley Design Studios
Owned by Brandy Gibbs-Riley ’96
Textile Design, Art, and Home DecorBrandy is a Boston-based artist and designer. Her collection of textiles is based on her original abstract paintings, mixed media collages, and geometric compositions. Melding traditional fine art practices with experimental techniques, her work is both timely and timeless. Custom and made to order, her inventive designs will make any room memorable and remarkable.Visit online and/or sign up for newsletter at: brandygibbsriley.com
Follow on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.
Burnham & Lobozzo Builders
Owned by Jonathan Lobozzo ’10
ConstructionOperating out of New Gloucester, ME, Burnham & Lobozzo Builders focuses on designing and constructing high performing, residential homes in Southern/ Midcoastal Maine. We also are in the finishing stages of a subdivision in Freeport which consists entirely of NET-ZERO homes, the only successfully executed NET-ZERO subdivision that we know of in Maine.Visit us online to learn more: burnhamlobozzo.com
Burns Lake Farm, LLC
Owned by Catherine Burns ’80
Retail/ Maple SyrupOperating out of New Hampshire and specializing in Maple Syrup.Check us out on Facebook.
BYOB BAGELS
Owned by Beth George ’85
Food Service / Business ConsultingBYOB BAGELS (Be Your Own Boss, Build Your Own Business, Bake Your Own Bagel) is a consulting business that helps entrepreneurs build bagel enterprises of their dreams.

The business is based upon an un-franchise concept. Beth helps her clients over a period of a year build their own vision for a shop, in which the business is entirely in control of the owners. BYOB BAGELS promotes individual ownership and pride in running a business.

BYOB BAGELS works with a range of entrepreneurs, including first time business owners, seasoned chefs and restaurateurs, and with many entrepreneurs who are transitioning from the corporate world to being their own bosses.

BYOB BAGELS has been featured in The New York Times ABC’s Bite Size series, CBS Sunday Morning Annual Holiday Food Show with Jane Pauley, appearances on the Rachael Ray Show and Positively Brian – News 12-NJ, articles in the London Times, Food52, Linkedin, and Politico and an interview on the nationally syndicated public radio podcast, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Kitchen.
For more information, you can visit us online at byobbagels.com

You may reach Beth at beth@byobbagels.com
Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Inc.
Owned by Lisa Farrell Wilk ’82
Environmental Engineering & ConsultingOperating out of Marlborough, MA, our mission is to help industry and the environment prosper. By aligning Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) with our clients’ business objectives, EHS/Sustainability becomes a critical part in driving organizational goals. Using technical expertise, creativity, and innovation, we collaborate with our clients to meet challenges, resulting in award-winning EHS achievements and overall business performance. We provide engineering and consulting services supported by our EHS-Dashboard(TM) SaaS data management and analysis tool. Through this approach our clients have seen measurable improvements, impactful results, and sustainable growth.Visit us online at www.capaccio.com to learn how we can assist you or others in your network or to just learn about current issues. From our website, you can subscribe to keep informed of relevant information on sustainability, the environment, and occupational health & safety.

Consider joining our team by applying as a member of the Bates community. See our website for more information.

Follow us on LinkedIn
Castlebrook Counseling Services, Inc. Owned by Kerrie Toole ’98Mental Health & CounselingCastlebrook Counseling Services, Inc. is owned and operated by Kerrie Toole, LICSW in Westborough, MA. Kerrie graduated from Bates in 1998 with a BA in psychology, and graduated from Columbia University in 2000 with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. She has 20 years of experience treating suicidal and self-harming adolescents, adults, and their families using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She also has a specialty in treating adolescents and adults in the LGBTQ+ community. Kerrie has a passion for improving access to mental health treatment, which is why she formed Castlebrook in 2013 to reach as many people as possible with highly effective and compassionate mental health services. Kerrie lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.Write a review online, share about our services, follow our Facebook page, contact me for trainings or consultations, and we are always looking to hire talented therapists.
Chutters Candy Stores
Owned by James Alden ’86
Candy/ RetailWorld’s Longest Candy Counter, with four New Hampshire locations: Lincoln, Bretton Woods, Loon Mountain and the home of the Guinness World Record, Littleton.Visit our stores and our website:
chutters.com
Colorado Karma Jewelry
Owned by Kaja Reynolds ’88
Handmade Jewelry / PotteryI am located in Colorada Springs, Colorado as a full-time Art Teacher who created my business to share my creativity with others. I find joy and meaning in the creative process and sharing my handmade jewelry/pottery with others brings us together and creates connection through the medium of art.Visit me online through Instagram or Facebook. I sell locally at a store in Colorado Springs called EclecticCO, so come by if you are in town or wish to shop their online.
ConServ Group, Inc.
Owned by Roy Catignani ’76
Architecture and Construction ManagementWe are a mostly commercial and high-end residential design-builder located near Cape Cod. Since inception in 1993, some of our best and most versatile employees have come from NESCAC colleges.

Much of our corporate emphasis is upon a one-stop professional service that is a fiscally transparent, quality and value-sensitive delivery system, that has proven itself over time.
Refer listing to graduates that might be interested in the field.

Refer the site to graduates, and owners of companies looking to expand their facilities or to build/renovate homes in the SE MA area. Learn more: www.conservgroup.com
Cribworks
Owned by Whitney Stowell ’08
Business ConsultantCribworks is a start-up consulting firm focused on serving the comprehensive needs of businesses throughout the full range of the business cycle. From idea to delivery, we’re a client-focused and result-driven sales & business development consulting firm that provides broad-based services and experience at an affordable fee to our clients.Visit us online at www.cribworks.co
Reach out for sales & business development consulting services.
Culture Coach International Owned by Kari Heistad ’87Professional Services / DEI Training / ConsultingOperating out of Watertown, MA, we help organizations to create diverse, inclusive workplaces that promote employee engagement and innovation. We do this through customized training programs, consulting, curriculum development, and tools in the spaces of diversity and cross-cultural awareness. With more than 20 years of experience in this work, we offer a tailored and practical approach that aligns diversity, equity and inclusion programs with organizational strategic goals.Refer organizations who are seeking to develop inclusive, respectful workplaces to us. Sign up for our free monthly newsletter.
D’Ellies
Owned by Earle Morse ’84
RestaurantLocated in Maine’s Carrabassett Valley — Keeping Sugarloafers well-fed for breakfast and lunch with homemade soups, sandwiches, and desserts.Visit us when you are Sugarloaf!
dellies.net
Debate Spaces
Owned by
Matt Summers ’15 & Tessa Holtzman ’17
Non-profit (Education)Debate Spaces operates out of Cambridge, Mass, and is an education non-profit empowering and connecting the next generation of critical thinkers and activists. Our middle school students learn how to speak up for issues they believe in from some of the best college debaters in the world (both Matt & Tessa were president of the debate team and globally competitive debaters at Bates). Over the next 5 years, we aim to connect half a million kids from 100+ countries. Today, we have reached students in over 20 countries and have been named 3x semi-finalists in the Harvard President’s Innovation Challenge.Spread the word about our online programs to parents of middle schoolers, teachers/ community leaders, and funders. Register today. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Diversified Individual Brokerage LLC
Owned by Edward Sparkowski ’79
Life insurance brokerageLocated in Glastonbury, CT, we provide guidance for life insurance needs and explore markets to find the best product to meet the need primarily for clients of investment managersConsider us a resource for life insurance and long-term care insurance questions and needs.
diblife.com
Downeast Restaurant & Bar Consultants
Owned by Albert Waitt ’83
Hospitality ConsultingLocated in Kennebunkport, Maine, the Downeast Restaurant & Bar Consultants are positioned to serve the hospitality industry throughout the Northeast and beyond. As anyone who has ever turned a key in the business knows, problems can arise in countless areas. The consultants of Downeast, drawing on years of leadership and industry experience, are problem solvers. From menu design and cost control to staff training and reviving sales–from the front of the house to the back—Downeast is equipped to identify and resolve the issues standing between your enterprise and success.A great percentage of restaurants and bars fail. They don’t have to. Let us solve your problems. Visit us online at: www.downeastconsult.com
Eagle-Eye-Editing
Owned by Karen Schuster ’70
Editing and Proofreading ServicesOperating out of Newmarket, NH, my mission is to help you showcase your best work by making sure your writing is clear, powerful, and free of errors. I proofread and edit all types of writing, from resumes and LinkedIn profiles, to books, articles, and online content. My rates are reasonable and my turn-around time is exceptional. I promise to make your writing soar!You can support my business by referring your friends or writing a review if you use my services.

Please visit my website: eagle-eye-editing.com and my Facebook business page.
Ellery Street Owned by Alysia Love ’97Consulting / LeadershipBased out of Greenwich, CT, OperEllery Street helps founders, CEOs, investors, and boards harness talent as a critical advantage in leading their industries and driving the highest levels of performance. We advise executives who seek to scale their own leadership ahead of increasing demands, transition leadership to others, and build complementary teams. We sharpen focus on key priorities, diagnose opportunities to tighten management practices, amplify influence and followership, and align leadership impact with core values. Across teams and organizations, we facilitate alignment and collaboration, smoothing execution, accelerating change, and unlocking individual and collective growth.Refer us to executives who seek to optimize strategic talent decisions and practices.
Embodied Equity Project
Owned by Ethan Kerr ’02
Equity and Inclusion ConsultingOperating from Cold Spring, NY, we engage communities in long term partnerships working towards racial equity. Our approach is experiential, moving beyond a mere intellectual discussion of racism, straight into our bodies – where the complex legacy of white male supremacy lives in us all. We work with multi racial communities, and actively support white people become vital, emotional, embodied humans, who can be useful co-conspirators for the racial justice movement. We offer open-enrollment workshops, committed groups, organizational consulting, and individual coaching. Clients include corporations, universities, non profits, schools and hospitals.Partner with us to end white male supremacy systems and culture – they harm all Americans. Learn more: embodiedequityproject.com
Emily Buchanan Paintings
Owned by Emily Buchanan ’89
Landscape Artist / ArtLocated in Beverly Farms, MASS I am primarily a plein air painter, working primarily around her native New England when weather permits, painting regularly in Northeast Harbor, Maine, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Squam Lake in NH, and the Adirondacks. In winter, I paint in Palm Beach, FL, Malibu, CA, and the Bahamas.
Visit my website and learn more: emilybuchananart.com
Erika Cohen Author
Owned by Erika Cohen ’98
Independent writing and editingOperating from Chester, NH, I offer ghostwriting, writing and editing for business executives. I specialize in finance and healthcare, but can write about any business or personal topic. I worked for 10 years writing and editing a business trade magazine, gaining insight into many different areas of business. I write and edit everything from articles to books.Learn more at: eacohen.com
FLXST Contemporary
Owned by Jan Christian Bernabe ’98
Fine Art GalleryFLXST Contemporary is a commercial contemporary fine arts and photography gallery and an arts incubator in Chicago. The gallery exhibits highly-evocative and uncompromising artwork by emerging and mid-career artists working across all visual mediums. FLXST Contemporary works with and represents artists of color, LGBTQ-identified artists, and immigrant artists based in Chicago and in other parts of the country—collectively, we represent contemporary artists who are underrepresented in the art world.Acquire artwork by the artists we represent for their homes and collections.

Learn more information about our art programming can be found at: flxst.co.
Four Corners Global Consulting Group, LLC Owned by Kelly Spence ’01Social Impact ConsultingOperating out of Chicago, IL, we are a social impact consulting firm that helps nonprofit organizations, philanthropies, universities, and corporations foster social change. We accomplish this through four mutually reinforcing pillars: strategy, growth, measurement & data, and leadership & culture. We believe that we can change the world by giving the people and organizations dedicated to fighting for social justice the tools they need to maximize their impact. Our name, “Four Corners,” symbolizes both our global reach, as well as our capacity to effect change locally. The Four Corners Global team has worked together across a wide range of geographic, cultural, and organizational settings. As a result, we trust each other and enjoy working in partnership. This has allowed us to develop a highly-successful, team-based approach to our work. Our team’s fluency in cross-cultural communication and our French, Spanish, and English language skills also allow us to connect in profound ways with clients and their stakeholders. We’re especially proud of the unique blend of passion, humor, and humility that our team brings forward, and the rewarding relationships we’ve cultivated with social justice advocates in the United States and around the world.Please visit our website, follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook, and consider us if you work for a nonprofit, university, corporation, or philanthropy seeking to deepen your social impact.
Funny Aprons
Owned by Lillie Shulman ’17
E-commerce / Retail / ApparelWe started Funny Aprons to bring some fun in the kitchen with our custom made aprons, oven mitts, and potholders featuring friends, family, and pets. We also wanted to give back to the community, which is why 5% of all sales go to mental health initiatives in light of Covid-19. Purchase products, visit us online at buyfunnyaprons.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
FUSION
Owned by Dennis Gromelski ’88
Non-Profit Arts Organization / TheatreFUSION is New Mexico’s award-winning theatre company, offering professional artistic and economic opportunities for artists, educators, and students. The organization also operates the FUSION Forum in Downtown Albuquerque, providing three performance venues and co-op office space for incubating young arts-infused companies. (Mission: FUSION incites global empathy through storytelling, positively impacting the human race. We are dedicated to professional excellence, a community-inspired creative space, and the inspiration of our children, the genesis of our future.)Please visit our site and learn more: FUSIONnm.org

Thank you!
Gillis Accounting Services, LLC
Owned by Brendan Gillis ’91
AccountingThink of us as “CFO for a day” for your small business.

We handle your day-to-day accounting, payroll, AR and AP, banking, budgeting and forecasting, etc. so you can focus on what you do best – your business!
Please visit our site to learn more: gillisaccountingservices.com
H. Levenbaum Insurance Agency, Inc.
Owned by Alan Issokson ’88
Insurance Agency / Property & CasualtySince 1923, H. Levenbaum’s trusted professionals have worked hard to create personal and business insurance solutions to the unique needs of Dorchester, MA, Marshfield, MA, and beyond. Servicing the Greater Boston area for more than 90 years, we are intimately familiar with the everyday risks in New England, and can help you prepare for the unexpected. We are your trusted insurance advisor looking out for you.Please visit our website:
hlevenbaum.com
Provide an online review and contact us for your home, auto, and business insurance.
House & Sun, Inc.
Owned by Arthur “Kel” House ’66
Sustainable ConstructionOperating out of Harborside, ME, House & Sun, Inc. has been in business for 45 years. We specialize in green, energy efficient buildings built with super insulated Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). Our projects range from residential to commercial and institutional. We have done buildings for the University of Maine, Southern Maine Community College, Waynflete School, Acadia National Park and others.Visit us online at: houseandsuninc.com
We cover the entire State of Maine and we’ll be happy to quote on your next project.
Invent Boston Owned by Virginia Berman ’87Product DesignerThe Two Minute Turtle Timer is a product I designed and invented to help parents and children to brush their teeth well by showings kids how to pace themselves for 2 minutes. Invent Boston Design’s tools to make healthy habits fun.Purchase the Two Minute Turtle Timer.
Write a review online.
Post about the Two Minute Turtle Timer on social media.
KSW Medical Aesthetics
Owned by Kim (Suvak) Warden ’11
Medical AestheticsLocated in Medford, Mass and using evidence-based, safe, and effective treatments, Kim Suvak Warden, NP helps patients look the way they feel — energized, confident, and empowered using her training, expertise, and expertise in both traditional and cosmetic medicine. KSW Medical Aesthetics provides treatments that enhance the natural beauty, self love, and body positivity of all genders.Write an online review, purchase gift cards, and follow us on social media: Instagram & Facebook.
Lighthouse Career Coaching
Owned by Anne Shields ’80
Career & Life CoachingOperating out of Rochester, NY, Lighthouse Career Coaching guides students and liberal arts graduates toward purposeful work.

Straight lines in careers are rare. You get to choose, change your interests, change your mind, and change directions.
Refer others looking for support in starting, changing, or reinventing a career path. Purchase gift cards for coaching services. Refer others seeking MBTI, career, or leadership assessments and interpretation.
Consider Lighthouse for outplacement and training needs.
Little Ivy Paper Goods
Owned by Addie Cullenberg ’16
Custom Watercolor, wedding invitations + artFounded in my freshman year dorm room, Little Ivy Paper Goods started with me using a friends‘ printer down the hall to complete my orders. Almost a decade later, I’m currently designing that friends’ wedding invitations for this fall, so everything feels like it’s truly come full circle. I’m a one-woman operation based in Boston, and specialize in custom watercolor wedding invitations, day-of paper goods, and commissioned art.Visit littleivypapergoods.com and follow along on Instagram.
LoveCookYoga
Owned by Shiuli Mukhopadhyay ’96
Online Indian Cooking Workshops /Political AdvocacyFeed Your Belly, Feed Your Soul!

LoveCookYoga’s mission is to provide a platform of giving and receiving, simultaneously. Operating out of Los Angeles, CA, online cooking workshops with an Indian Flair held monthly, birthdays, anniversary and other celebrations create a space for families far apart to come together and celebrate. 100% of the workshop monies are donated to an organization called theconsciouskid or one of your choice. The accompanying Spice Store provides kits for DIY Indian recipes to support administrative costs.
If you are thinking of celebrating a birthday or anniversary, please think about scheduling an online cooking workshop or try out a DIY Indian Spice Kit. Please check out the testimonials and learn more on my website: lovecookyoga.com
LVG & Co.
Owned by Lisa Gralnek ’99
Management ConsultingOperating out of Brooklyn, NY, LVG & Co. is an independent strategy consultancy dedicated to making businesses better. Often engaged at critical inflections—we excel at creating and launching innovative brands, products, ideas, and initiatives that challenge the status quo and deliver results for both today and tomorrow. Our services include Business Planning and Innovation, Brand Positioning, and Go-to-Market Strategy. We approach everything through the lens of leadership, values, and growth. Our weekly interview series, Future of XYZ, fosters forward-thinking conversations about where we are as a world and where we want to go.Subscribe to Future of XYZ wherever you get your podcasts. Follow on Instagram. Refer potential clients to visit lvg-co.com for a complete list of services. Apply for semester- or year-long internships (students incl. graduates).
M & A Business Advisors-San Francisco
Owned by Richard Waxman ’69
Business Brokerage and Valuation ServicesOperating out of San Francisco, CA, our goal is always to maintain the highest standards of competency and integrity. In 25 years of practice, I have had the privilege of assisting dozens of entrepreneurs in finding the best buyer for their companies while negotiating the most favorable price, terms, and conditions for that sale.

Offer a 10% discount on all services to any Batesie and will match that with equivalent amount of contribution to the college endowment fund.
Visit us online at: mabusinessadvisors.com
Magnify Brewing Company
Owned by Eric Ruta ’14
BreweryCraft brewery in northern New Jersey. I was an ES major. I did an internship at Baxter and wrote my business plan senior year. We started upon graduation and we are about to have our 6th anniversary in May.Learn more: Magnifybrewing.com
Maine Camps & Cottages
Owned by Arthur “Kel” House ’66
Camp Rentals/ AirbnbAt Maine Camps & Cottages we rent out cabins and a cottage on our waterfront property on Horseshoe Cove, in Brooksville on Cape Rosier.
We also rent out part of our harbor view house on the incredible Greek Island of Symi. The properties can be seen at Airbnb.com.

In addition to the rentals, we also offer pre-cut small houses built out of our Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). These are built to our design or yours and can be shipped anywhere in the country.
Book a reservation in Maine or Greece!
Metier Brewing Company
Co-owned by Rodney Hines ’87
Brewery and community engagementMBC’s mission is borne of co-founders Todd and Rodney’s shared passion for great beer and spirited community.

Located in Woodinville, WA, we believe that great beer, paired with dialogue, connection, and action, can strengthen our community. As one of the few black-owned breweries in the country, we know representation matters. From our kid-pet-and-event-friendly taproom in Woodinville’s Artisan Hill District, to the vendors and charities we partner with, to the artwork on our beer labels, we are expanding the craft beer space so more folks see themselves reflected here and feel welcomed. We hope MBC inspires others to continually stop and consider who is missing or not represented. At MBC, we aim to play our part in growing a nurturing and inclusive craft beer community. Imagine MBC as My Beloved Community.
Follow us on social media: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Youtube.
Mile Creek
Owned by Sarah Hamilton ’91
E-commerce retailerBased in Bozeman, MT, our Mission is to inspire the outdoor adventurer in everyone. We do that by selling delicious tea that help athletes fuel, hydrate, and recover from their adventures. We hand select premium teas to ensure they taste great.Visit us online at milecreek.com and purchase your new favorite tea. We offer free shipping on all orders over $30.
Mt. Neon
Owned by Tyler Schoen ’09
Outdoor Apparel, Lifestyle, RetailBringing you retro-rad lifestyle gear made right here in Lisbon Falls, Maine.Visit us online at mtneon.com.
Musical Media for Education (MME)
Owned by Lance Fialkoff ’83
Curriculum ResourcesOperating out of New Paltz, NY, Musical Media for Education creates original, music-based instructional materials for school districts, curriculum providers, and educational publishing companies.Review/publicity.
Please visit us online.
Interested in internships.
Narayan Strategy
Owned by Renee Leduc ’98
Policy ConsultingNarayan Strategy is based out of Arlington, VA, and helps its clients connect to the right people at the right time. We specialize in making complex topics clear to diverse audiences – whether it is science, technology, the global environment or aerospace, or related to expansion abroad or federal government procurement and budgets. Our business is to help you advance your interests across cultures, across governments and across party lines. We specialize in working with public and private sector executives and their staffs in areas such as international and intergovernmental affairs and business development. Owned and operated by Renee Leduc ’98, she has provided strategy, advocacy and communications advice to her firm’s clients since 2013 following a decorated career in federal government science agencies and the consulting sector.Like us on Facebook and follow Twitter and LinkedIn and submit reviews online.
Naturelogues Owned by Scott Stoner ’79Nature photography and presentations; photo salesOperating out of Loudonville, New York, Naturelogues is the nature photography business of Scott Stoner ’79 and Denise Hackert-Stoner. We love nature and bringing the beauty of nature and the need to preserve it to people through our photographs and presentations.Please visit our site to purchase photographs, book virtual or in-person presentations.
News Service Owned by Jahangir Babu ’98Online PublishingOperating out of Bangladesh, FNS is the publication of media by its author. We are distributing online news.

FNS is the digital publishing platform chosen by millions online readers to convert content into high-quality assets for digital distribution across web, social and more.
Follow us online at:
www.fns24.com/
Noor Dance Academy
Owned by Shachi Phene ’12
Performing Arts organizationOperating out of New York, our mission is to study, perform, and tell stories through the medium of Indo-classical and Indo-contemporary movement.Visit us online at noordanceacademy.com, follow us on Facebook and Instagram, attend our performances and classes and write social media and Google reviews if you enjoy them!
NoticeAbility
Owned by Dana ‘Dean’ Bragonier ’95
Nonprofit / EducationNoticeAbility is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students with dyslexia identify their unique strengths and build self-esteem. We incorporate the neuroscience of dyslexia, the best practices of special education, and the power of EdTech to construct learning curricula and instructor training programs for global distribution.NoNoticeAbility works with public, private, and homeschooling organizations around the world. If you know a community eager to support and empower students with dyslexia, please share the relevant information with us and we will do our best to be of service. Learn more: noticeability.org
OUT Apparel Owned by Isaiah Rice ’15Clothing/ ApparelThe brand is about inspiring people to live out in their full truth without fear of judgment. As human beings, we are all aiming to get out of something that will allow us to embrace our true identity. Whether you are out in your sexuality, out of depression, or out of self-doubt, OUT Apparel encourages everyone to live life in their true authentic form.Please review Online.
Visit us online and purchase shirts.
OwnersBox
Sandy Plashkes ’19
Fantasy Sports (Sports-Tech)Based out of Kitchener, Ontario, OwnersBox is an innovative sports-tech company that launched its flagship product in September 2019. Our mission is to make a big impact on the $7B+ fantasy sports space in North America. The product, Weekly Fantasy Sports (WFS), bridges the gap between daily (DFS) and season-long fantasy sports (SFS), the two dominating models in the market. With our weekly concept, the intention is to combine the benefits of both daily and season-long and create a hybrid product that appeals to the 60+ million North American fantasy sports users.Please visit us online at www.ownersbox.com.
Pagano Media
Owned by Kathleen Pagano ’86
Web, video, branding and eventsMy husband and I started Pagano Media 40 years ago in Worcester, MA. What was originally a slideshow video company has evolved into an award-winning web design, branding, video, and event company. We enjoy helping clients express value propositions across a range of media with the mission to convey the essence of who they are with truth, creativity, and intelligence.Recommend us to anyone you may know who is seeking a new website, video, or digital marketing services.
Paige Brown Photography
Owned by Paige Brown ’96
Commercial PhotographyPaige Brown is a commercial photographer working with Corporate, Education, and Nonprofit clients. Her work features people and the places they think, work, play & create. Clients include everyone from executives, political figures, celebrities, artists, students, professors, and of course average people like herself. She has been based in the Boston area for over 18 years, and her business is woman-owned & led.Writing online reviews on Google or LinkedIn. Referrals for commercial work needed by either your company or another’s.
Paint Sprayer Owned by Harold Mapes ’19Paint SprayerWe founded Designinggeek to help you find the best materials and processes for creating great-looking and long-lasting paint jobs.Visit our website and learn more.
Path of Life Chiropractic Health Center
Owned by Amy Haas ’95
HealthcareLocated in Nashua, New Hampshire, our practice focus is Neurostructural Correction. We aim to identify and correct structural shifts or abnormal motion patterns (vertebral subluxations) in the spine that are obstructing the freedom and adaptive function of the nervous system. If you have vertebral subluxations, Neurostructural Correction offers you a rediscovery of health and function that had been previously known but has been long lost. It’s like cleaning your windshield after a long New England winter – you don’t realize how cloudy your visibility was until the glass is cleared and the sun shines in. At Path of Life Chiropractic Health Center we stand for a world in which YOU can be the best version of YOU possible.Please visit us online at pathoflifechiro.com and browse the research and resources we’ve compiled for patients.
PawSteps Veterinary Center
Owned by Sean Sawyer ’92
Small animal veterinary hospitalLocated in Whitinsville, Mass, PawSteps Veterinary Center provides invested, quality medical services to our patients and their families while developing trusting, caring, relationships.Please check us out if you are a pet lover and move to our community.
Piano with Karl
Owned by Karl Steudel ’87
Private Music Instruction Private Music Instruction in Burbank. Calif, or on Zoom around the world. Piano, Saxophone, Music Theory, specializing in Composition, Improvisation.Visit online at pianowithkarl.com
Pine Tree Dental Care
Owned by Irina Babayan ’01
Dental OfficeLocated in Falmouth, ME, Pine Tree Dental Care, our expert, friendly dentistry team delivers the very best in modern dental care, patient safety, and comfort.Please visit online and become a new patient! pinetreedentalcare.com

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Plan A Advisors
Owned by Adam Gaynor ’96
Management Consulting for Nonprofit OrganizationsPlan A Advisors is a management consulting firm for nonprofits and philanthropies. We facilitate strategic and business planning, mergers, governance work, and fundraising campaigns.

We work with organizations that have reached a point of inflection – for example, a desire to grow in size and impact – and we guide the development of real-world and creative plans to realize the mission and strengthen impact.

Plan A Advisors is based in New York but works nationally across sectors including social justice, human services, education, arts and culture, parks and open spaces, faith-based organizations, advocacy, community planning, and beyond.
If you are employed by a nonprofit organization or sit on a nonprofit board, please be in touch for any planning, fundraising, or governance projects, or refer us to organizations with which you are involved.

For more information about the firm, projects, or clients, please see us at planaadvisors.com.
Pure Hart Basketball
Owned by William Hart ’02
Basketball training and sports club teamsOperating from North Andover, Mass, Pure Hart Basketball camps, clinics, & individual lessons provide personal instruction for aspiring basketball players, with direct and positive feedback in a supportive environment detached from team pressures. We believe players will make the greatest improvements when instructed by experienced players and coaches in a positive environment.Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
Quill.org
Owned by Peter Gault ’11
Educational Technology NonprofitQuill.org is a nonprofit organization that helps millions of low-income 3rd-12th grade students become strong writers and critical thinkers. 30 million low-income students across the United States are not proficient writers, which prevents them from succeeding in high school, college, and their careers.

We build free online tools that use artificial intelligence to automatically grade and serve feedback on student writing, enabling students to revise their work and quickly build their skills. Quill.org has enabled more than four million students to write and receive feedback on more than 500 million sentences, and we aim to help ten million low-income students become strong writers and critical thinkers in the next five years. Our nonprofit is backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Robin Hood Foundation, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and Google.org, among others.
Learn more.
You can help us by sharing Quill with teachers in your network.
Raye’s Mustard Mill
Owned by Kevin Raye ’83
Maine food producer / RetailKaren and Kevin Raye own and operate Raye’s Mustard Mill in Eastport, Maine. Founded in 1900, Raye’s is a 4th generation small family business. A working museum, it is North America’s last remaining traditional stone-ground mustard mill. In 2017, Raye’s Mustard was named by MaineBiz Magazine as one of the Top 10 Iconic Maine Products.Order Raye’s Mustard products on-line at www.rayesmustard.com, write a review on-line, help “spread the mustard”!
Reston Lake Sales
Owned by Allan Wulff ’62
Real EstateServing clients at Reston lakes and throughout Northern Virginia.

In real estate you do not get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.
Visit us at RestonLakeSales.com

Retail Zipline
Co-Founded by Melissa Wong ’01
Software ApplicationZipline helps retailers coordinate their brick-and-mortar stores by streamlining communications between HQ and the field. By easily centralizing and personalizing messages, retailers boost accountability and employee engagement.Visit our website to learn more.
Rêve Cycling Studio
Owned by Stephanie Jackson ’11
Indoor Cycling StudioLocated in Portland, Maine, Rêve is a locally owned and woman run cycling studio dedicated to the well-being of each person who walks through the door. Indoor cycling, or spinning, is an exhilarating, cardiovascular workout for body and mind. Rêve offers classes for everyone, from experts to true blue beginners. No matter what your experience level, we want you to love cycling as much as we do. (And we really love cycling.) We’ll work with you, in a class meant for you, whatever your expertise.The Bates community can support Rêve by taking a class if you live in the Portland area, writing a review online if you have been to our studio or purchasing a gift card online. revecyclingstudio.com
Ripe Figs, LLC
Owned by Artemis Preeshl ’80
Film Production / ArtsRipe Figs Productions, LLC, was founded in 2009 by three women who shared a vision of adapting the short fiction of Kate Chopin to film. Rachel Grissom (writer, film producer and director), Dr. Artemis Preeshl (director, actor, producer and theater scholar), and Dr. Barbara Ewell (Chopin scholar and producer), were drawn to Chopin’s fiction because of its pointed examinations of gender, social status, race, and cultural identity, revealing how those factors define individual freedom and social limits. Learn more about our next film: rachelgrissom.com/ripe-figs
Roy Swim
Owned by Liane FitzGerald ’12
Handmade Swimwear
Out of Chilmark, Mass, I create handmade, reversible, customizable swimsuits for women. My mission is to make swimwear that is comfortable, functional and flattering- to make women and girls feel amazing in their own skin.Check out my brand, follow me on social media, and refer your friends!
Samantha Rothberg Fitness
Owned by Samantha Rothberg ’13
Health and Wellness CoachingOperating out of Quogue, NY, Samantha Rothberg Fitness seeks to make strength training accessible to all populations, especially to women. Samantha helps clients wade through pseudo-science and the latest fads to lead to long term success. Her specialties include golf fitness, pre/postnatal, weight loss, and general strength and conditioning. Samantha takes a holistic approach towards fitness, nutrition, and recovery within her programming.Visit us online and sign up for a complimentary virtual fitness and nutrition assessment.
Word of mouth and referrals are always appreciated.
Sasha Lennon Pottery
Owned by Sasha Lennon ’16
Pottery / ArtsI make and sell handmade pottery from my home in Maine.Please consider purchasing my pottery on my website: sashalennonpottery.com
Saucon Source LLC
Owned by Josh Popichak ’99
Online news mediaSaucon Source publishes local news in the Hellertown area in east-central Pennsylvania. We are an independent, online media company that fills an important information gap for area residents in an increasingly fractured media marketplace. In addition to Hellertown, we cover a number of other smaller communities, including Fountain Hill, Coopersburg, Center Valley, Springtown and Kintnersville.Visit us online at SauconSource.com, where you can sign up for our free newsletter to receive the latest headlines in your inbox every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

We also offer monthly, quarterly, and yearly voluntary memberships to individuals who are interested in supporting our mission to provide high-quality local news to the area. If you’re a podcast listener, subscribe to our weekly news and interview podcast, No Rain Date, on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and other popular apps.
Seaweed Co.
Owned by Kaspar Spurgeon-Heinrici ’01
Cannabis RetailWe believe in the power of cannabis to enhance well-being.Visit our local Maine business at:
23 Marginal Way #7
Portland, Maine
or
185 Running Hill Rd.
South Portland, Maine

On the web: seaweedmaine.com
Seeka TV
Owned by George Reese ’91
Online Streaming PlatformSeeka TV is an online streaming platform that highlights short-form episodic content from independent filmmakers.Watch the shows at https://watch.seeka.tv
Shelves Design Owned by Devid Barn ’20Decor, organization, artShelves are creative design elements which can be used to fill up empty wall spaces. Organizing a room to create a spacious place to hang out or stay in can be a challenge.Visit our website to learn more.
SK&S Law Group LLP
Owned by Christina Saunders ’06
Law FirmOperating out of Park City, Utah, SK&S Law Group is a small firm of well-recognized and highly experienced business lawyers focused on achieving clients’ objectives with creative and practical solutions. SK&S Law Group focuses on entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, as well as their owners and managers, in all aspects of business organization, domestic and international business transactions, contracts, debt and equity financing, human resources law, real estate, corporate governance, intellectual property management, trademarks, and general business law.Visit us online at skandslegal.com.

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Hire us for any of your business or intellectual property legal needs.
SML Proofreading
Owned by Susan Lovett ’81
Editing, proofreading, and copyediting.Operating from Gloucester, Mass, SML Proofreading provides proofreading and light copyediting from menus and brochures to newsletters and manuscripts. Eagle eyes will find and fix your typos, misspellings, wrong words, and misplaced punctuation.*Visit website on Google: sml-proofreading.business.site
*Visit Facebook page SML Proofreading and “like” page
*Hire SML Proofreading for your own editing needs or recommend to others
*Check out book Proof or Consequences! on Amazon
Special Circumstances Partners
Owned by John King ’88
Management consultingSolutions for companies who desire innovative, customized, and high-impact delivery on critical projects or programs.Visit us on line at:
http://specialcircmstances.partners
Sports Etc. Owned by Paul Stanton, Sr. ’85Sporting GoodsSports Etc. is a family-owned and operated sporting goods retailer in Arlington, Mass. We specialize in hockey equipment and are widely considered the leading hockey retailer in New England.

Sports Etc.- “Where Everyone is Treated Like a Pro”
Write a google review online, or visit us online at www.sportsetc.net for any purchases.

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Steenburgh Auctioneers & Appraisors
Owned by Joshua Steenburgh ’94
Auctions and Estate AppraisalsLocated in Pike, New Hampshire

Auctions: Sales of fine antiques and collectibles throughout northern New England.

Appraisals: Knowledgeable and honest assessments with no strings attached.
Our services include professional appraisals of antiques, insurance appraisals, and appraisals and sales of estates and collections.

Visit our Facebook page for information about upcoming auctions.

To find us at antiques shows and exhibitions, visit maryandjoshua.com

To see postings of interesting and artful objects available for sale, follow us on Instagram
Suite Dream Cruises LLC
Owned by Nancy Ploener ’77
Luxury Cruise AdvisorNancy Holmes Ploener is a Luxury Cruise Advisor with Suite Dream Cruises, LLC, an affiliate of Gifted Travel Network- a Virtuoso member agency. She works one-on-one with clients who want to enjoy the journey as much as the destination. Her specialty is helping her clients see the world from the vantage of luxury cruising.Where Do You Want To Go Next?
We are happy to offer an exclusive invitation to try Virtuoso Wanderlist®
Request access by visiting us at suitedreamcruises.com
Swanky Shells Owned by Cameron Griffin ’15Decorative Shells/ Home Accents/ Decor/ ArtSwanky Shells is a small business based out of Boston & Cape Cod, MA offering decorated shells & other accents for the home. What makes us different? Prints, Pricing, Personalization, & Profiles (read: Shapes. It’s the only synonym that began with a “P”)! Oh, and speaking of P’s, we’re also punny.Visit us online and use code BATESIE for 20% off any order!
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Talent Match, Inc.
Owned by Allen Kendunga ’18
Skills/ Training/ Career CoachingThis is a social venture working to bridge the gap between knowledge acquired in schools and solving real-world problems. We do this by helping young adults from different college campuses and recent graduates in Rwanda get internships and jobs. We screen, recruit, train, and connect students with employers.

Mission: To provide skills training that will mould every Rwandan to be the best at what they do and to create a lifelong culture of learning.
The Bates community can support by following our work on line, linking us with funding opportunities and collaborating with us. Follow us on social: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.

The Dogfather Owned by David Merritt ’83Canine Obedience TrainingOur mission is to build better relationships between dogs and their people through personal one-on-one training in the Greater Portland, Maine area.Like us on Facebook or visit us on the web: www.DogfatherObedience.com.
The Oceanside Insurance Group
Owned by Peter Murray ’72
Property and small business insuranceTo provide quality appropriate insurance protection for your home, auto and small business in Massachusetts and Rhode Island at a reasonable price. Visit us on line at
Oceansideinsurance.com
Tossi Jewelry
Owned by Tossy Garrett ’01
Custom Sculptural JewelryOperating out of Northfield, VT, sculptural jewelry created by hand-carved models, cast in any precious metal. We use recycled metals and source sustainable gemstone options for engagement/wedding rings and personal intention necklaces.Please refer friends and relatives for a free consultation
Visit: tossijewelry.com
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Trink Magazine
Owned by Paula Sidore ’94 & Valerie Kathawala ’93
Wine Media, digital publicationTRINK is the first and only English-language digital publication dedicated to the “German-speaking wines” of Austria, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. On-the-ground reporting from world-class authors and journalists, narrative essays, interviews, bottle picks and food pairings, and outstanding photography get to the heart of these “umlaut wines.”Support can as always come in many forms, first and foremost, through a visit to our digitial publication. Please read and share the pieces that we and our authors have worked so hard to bring to life. Become a member, and encourage others to do so too. We also are very grateful for patronage at both a private and commercial level (visit the patron page from our website). Reviews are also always welcome, as well as active engagement on social media! All channels can be found on our website. And if you write about wine or drinks, please submit!
Two To Tango Ballroom Studio
Owned by John Blanchette ’87
Ballroom Dance InstructionOperation out of Lewiston, ME, our mission is to provide affordable instruction in Ballroom dancing – including group classes, wedding lessons and special events. Special packages available upon request.Visit our page to learn about the an opportunity for the LA Bates community members to take lessons at their own pace!
Unicorn Biotechnologies Ltd
Owned by Jack Reid ’18
Startup – BiotechnologyUnicorn Biotechnologies is an early-stage, UK based biotech company. We are building better bioreactors to power the cell-based manufacturing revolution, starting with cultivated meat. By removing the biomanufacturing bottleneck preventing cultivated meat transitioning from the lab bench to supermarket shelves, our technology will create more just, safe, and sustainable food systems and drive the transition to animal-free agriculture.Follow us on LinkedIn
Or visit our website to learn more.
Upswing Strategies
Owned by Emma Sprague ’10
Training, Coaching and ConsultingOperating out of Washington, DC, Upswing Strategies trains good people with good ideas to deliver their message with impact. Our communications coaching is hyper-individualized, rooted in social science, and focused on making you feel confident in front of any audience. Our team has prepared CEOs, elected officials, activists, entrepreneurs, ambassadors, scientists, and best-selling authors for events ranging from television appearances to board meetings to TED talks.Come to us with your public speaking, virtual presentation, or media training needs!

Or point anyone our way who is looking to raise their communications game. We provide everything from virtual one-on-one coaching sessions to multi-day team training retreats. Learn more:
teamupswing.com
Waterford Properties
Tom Chadbourne ’68
Land developmentWaterford Properties develops subdivisions in Western Maine and sells those lots to individuals who are looking for a country setting for their year round or seasonal property. Our lots are on paved roads that end in cul de sacs to minimize traffic and noise. Each area is designed to be a cut above lots in the immediate area. Lots are private, but not isolated. Some lots (www.WoodburyBluff.com) are within 12 miles of Bates. Others (www.SettlersKnoll.com) are in the foothills of the White Mountains.Learn more:
landmaine.com/
Winderlea Vineyard and Winery
Owned by Bill Sweat ’79
WineryWinderlea is a boutique winery specializing in the limited production of Pinot noir and Chardonnay from Oregon. Our focus is on making small lots of Pinot noir and Chardonnay that show the best characteristics of each of our vineyards. Hand crafted with minimal intervention and the modest use of new French oak barrels, our food friendly wines are classic in style. Sustainability is our guiding ethos. In our vineyards and in our winemaking we are Demeter certified Biodynamic. As a business, Winderlea was the 4th winery in the world to become a certified B Corp, an organization based on the idea of, “People using business as a force for good.”As a small wine producer, most of our wine is sold direct-to-consumer. We invite you to visit our estate tasting room when you are in Oregon at 8905 NE Worden Hill Road in Dundee.

If you won’t be in Oregon in the near future you can visit us at winderlea.com.
Women’s Health Associates, LLC
Owned by Laura Sundstrom ’99
Midwifery / Healthcare

Independent midwifery practice that cares for pregnant and birthing families and gynecological clients. New Haven CTLive in Connecticut? Come see us.
www.wha-newhaven.com.
Follow us on social: Facebook and Instagram.