Did you catch it? Jacques Santucci, Principal of Opus Consulting Group, was recently featured on David Ciullo’s Radio Show, HR Power Hour to discuss the unique landscape of Maine’s local economy. The discussion addressed potential threats to Maine’s economic growth, such as risk aversion, attracting and retaining new talent, and the lack of capital necessary to foster innovation.
Jacques provided insight on how to tackle the presented conundrums. The simple, yet essential answer: secure capital. Jacques and David agreed that Maine’s lack of developmental strategy has warranted an uninviting environment for both entrepreneurs and investors. The answer: we must show investors the emerging, yet promising companies that exist in Maine. This process starts by establishing reputable brand awareness around our educational institutions, and creating incentives and opportunities for recent college graduates.
As clearly stated by the feature himself,
“Let’s not be afraid to create success stories,” Jacques Santucci
Missed it? Not a problem, download the radio show here!