Maine Based Businesses: What Owners Need to Know About Running a Business in Maine – Larry Barker


It’s been said that it’s difficult to run a successful business in Maine. There are tax issues, regulation issues, and workforce issues. It can be even tougher in the rural sections of the state. Yet many business leaders are making it work.

Larry Barker, the President and CEO at Machias Savings Bank, is a Mainer born and bred, and has a unique perspective on building a business in Maine, and what it takes to survive and grow a company.

People from all over seek out his business advice, and we have him on today’s episode! So don’t miss out…find out what to do when a new competitor enters your space, how to differentiate yourself from others in your industry, and why becoming a “purpose driven business” can make all the difference.