Legislative Affairs and Communications
Director of Tourism and Film,
President of the Maine International Trade Center,
Director of the Maine Technology Institute,
Director, Maine Office of Outdoor Recreation,
Director of Community Development,
Director, Maine Office of Business Development,
Julia Trujillo Luengo,
Director of Economic Development Coordination,
Business Funding. Community Development. Tourism & Film. Maine Branding. International Trade.
At DECD, we are more than two dozen experts whose broad mission is to help communities and businesses prosper through a variety of programs providing everything from targeted tax relief to community block grants to tourism marketing. Whether your business wants to make a film here, bring a Maine-made product to market, expand an aquaculture project, or explore financing when moving a business to our state, our experienced staff can help.
DECD and its partners show companies how to benefit from millions of dollars in tax credits, reimbursements, R & D credits, capital loans, even direct investment. Every year, we help Maine communities attract jobs and grow their infrastructure with unique financing programs.