30 Sep
4 Lessons Learned from My Summer at Opus Consulting Group

By: Chris Crockett - 2017 Opus Consulting Group Intern Throughout college I had always had an interest in management consulting. I liked the idea of working with various clients and businesses and doing something new each day. That’s why when I was given the opportunity to...

15 Aug
The Economic Impact of Maine’s Summer Camp Industry

Around the world, Maine has always been well known for being a premier summer vacation spot. The tourism industry brings in hundreds of millions each year. One vital portion of this industry is Maine’s exclusive summer camps for kids. Each year thousands of kids are...

22 Jun
MaineSole in the News

Our client MaineSole, from Dexter ME, is featured in Bloomberg Businessweek and Bangor Daily News. MaineSole is bringing handcrafted shoemaking and jobs back into the Maine economy. Contact us for more information. http://bangordailynews.com/2017/06/21/business/325-loafers-could-bring-shoe-manufacturing-back-to-maine/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-13/after-rare-buffett-misstep-a-maine-shoe-town-tries-to-rebuild...

13 Jun
Knowing the Difference: Recording, Reporting, and Decision Making

Having a great business plan and running that business are two very different things. One important point that we like to highlight is the difference between a Bookkeeper, Controller, and Chief Financial Officer. For small and medium sized businesses, these terms can get tossed around...

Does Your Restaurant Have Proper Accounting and Reporting?

Many restaurant owners are very passionate about their restaurant and the food they serve, but have little business experience and financial knowledge. Running a restaurant can be very complicated and takes thorough research and analysis. It is very common for restaurant owners to overlook the importance...

07 Apr
Maine Craft Beer: Don’t get left in the dust

The New England Craft Brew Summit, held in Portland last month drew a record crowd; a testament to the rapidly expanding craft beer industry in Maine. The industry, bolstered by over 90 breweries drove a surging $228 million in economic impact statewide in 2016, with...

29 Jun
OpusCG has moved!

Opus Consulting Group has relocated to 770 Congress Street in Portland, ME! Look for our sign heading west down congress street towards Longfellow square. We would like to thank our clients, partners and growing team. Opus Consulting Group began 7 years ago in a small office...

Opus Spotlight: Bill Eldridge

Editors note: Opus spotlight is a segment we will be doing to highlight some Opus' partners and affiliates. These are the talented individuals we work with from time to time and we feel obligated to introduce them. They aren't full time members of our team...

Opus View: No on Question 2

As important as it is to recognize Portland’s historical significance, it is equally as important to keep the city moving forward. This November, the passage of Question 2 on Portland's municipal ballot puts the city’s future at risk. To the uninformed, Question 2 (the scenic view initiative),...

05 Jun
Client Focus: CPB2

Opus Consulting Group is pleased to be working with CPB2 LLC, for whom we provide financial management and consulting services. The 58 Fore Street property is clearly a critical element of Portland's waterfront. CPB2's vision is to see this 10 acre property reach its full potential as...