MaineWorks owner wins state SBA honor
PORTLAND, Maine — Margo Walsh, founder and president of the Portland-based temporary labor staffing company MaineWorks LLC, recently was selected as the U.S. Small Business Administration winner for Maine for the SBA’s annual Small Business Person of the Year awards, Mainebiz reported.
MaineWorks is a temporary employment agency that specializes in finding industrial construction employment for individuals in recovery from substance abuse, those re-entering the job force after being incarcerated and veterans.
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Walsh was nominated for the award by Douglas Collins and Alan Shaver of the Portland Chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit that provides mentoring to individuals in business or to those thinking of starting a business.
“Margo Walsh embodies the true entrepreneurial spirit of Maine,” said Nancy Strojny, chapter chair of Portland SCORE. “She created a company that combines a social mission with a for-profit enterprise. As a member of her SCORE mentoring team, I am delighted MaineWorks has been named as SBA Small Business of the Year.”
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