Leadership: Intangible. Elusive. Indispensable. Maine Development Foundation has almost 40 years of experience pushing for economic growth by convening, developing, and catalyzing leadership from state policymakers and CEOs down to local downtowns. How do we use research, analysis, and experiential learning to drive collaborative action for economic growth? How do we use cross-sector partnerships to advance substantial issues facing our state? How do we maintain optimism in challenging times?
Yellow's passion is promoting economic and educational opportunity for all Mainers regardless of geography or background. He became CEO of the Maine Development Foundation in August 2015, where he develops strategic direction, integration, and partnerships across MDF's mission and programs. The MDF is a legislatively-created, non-partisan public-private partnership that drives sustainable, long-term economic growth for Maine.