Karen Martin

Executive Director

Scarborough Economic Development Corporation

As the executive director of Scarborough, Maine’s economic development corporation, I manage economic development activities which create the foundation for a thriving business community. My work ranges from policy development to working with individual businesses, including start-ups. Prior to my work in Scarborough, I worked in planning & economic development for the City of Austin, Texas, and the Greater Portland Council of Governments. I also worked in the private sector as the editor for a national trade publication. My degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

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