Member Directory

Randy Therien
-Key Bank
Envision President

Kris Howes
-Gaskyl Productions
& InkMaine

Role with EnvisionRumford:
Current President, Member since 2015
Represented Business:  Key Bank

119 Congress St Rumford, ME 04239
Phone: 207-364-4567
Website: www.key.com
Email: randall_m_therrien@keybank.com

 Local Key Bank branch manager with over 20 years’ experience in consumer and business banking and lending. Originally from and currently living in Jay, ME, Randy enjoys being active in and supporting many local community events and activities. Hobbies include, hiking, hunting, fishing, rafting, and skiing.

About the business: Your local, responsible award winning Bank. Our roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Today, KeyCorp is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and we're one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $136.5 billion and we are continuing to grow.


Role with EnvisionRumford: Secretary,
Member since 2014, Website Editor
Represented Business:  Gaskyl Productions & InkMaine Art & Tattoo Gallery

58 Congress St Rumford, ME 04239
Phone: 207-364-1550
Website: www.InkMaine.com
Email: KrisHowesTattoos@hotmail.com
InkMaine has been an Art & Tattoo studio in Rumford since 2010.  With over 16 years of Professional Art & Tattoo experience, serving the community with Gaskyl Productions.  An event hosting company since 2001 &  newly developing Print Studio, offering full color copies, posters, business cards, design work, and screen printing clothing and apparel.  We host many events around  including Fuel The Arts Expo, Maine's only art & tattoo expo.  We plan many concerts, fundraisers, benefits, craft shows, cookoffs, and assist with the River Valley Relay For Life.  In assoction with EnvisionRumford,
we Organize & host the


Role with EnvisionRumford:
Board of Director since 2013

Represented Business: Hebert Realty Group
231 Main Street, Mexico ME


Jack has been in real estate for the past 22+ years and services customers and clients in the local and surrounding areas, and especially works with our Veterans to help them find housing. Born and raised in Virginia, he moved to Maine in 1974.

Role with EnvisionRumford:
 Treasurer,  Member and director since 2013

Represented Business: Hebert Realty Group
231 Main Street, Mexico ME

We are dedicated to helping this area regain its former presence andprosperity.
Charlotte has been in real estate for the past 28+ years, servicing the local and surrounding areas, and has been the Designated Broker for Hebert

Realty Group since 2010. The Davis' have lived in Peru since 1974 afterreturning from Virginia. Charlotte was born in this area and lived here most of her life.

Jack Davis
-Hebert Realty Group

Charlotte Davis
-Hebert Realty Group

Lisa Kiem
-State Senator

Role  with EnvisionRumford: Helped start EnvisionRumford, #1 Fan and Supporter.
Represented Business: Community Concepts Finance Corporation, a nonprofit. 
Employees include Mia Purcell, Glen Holme, Zakk Maher, Melissa Green, Margie Baril, Kevin Smart, Mike St. Hilaire, Dennis Lajoie
17 Market Square, S. Paris, ME 04281, 207-739-6543
CCFC has financed several businesses in downtown Rumford as well as helped finance the new University College space at the Tech Center. 
CCFC is a source of information and financing for business owners and homeowners. Our services include:

o    Financing for start-up, operating and expanding businesses that do not qualify for conventional financing.

o    Technical assistance and training for businesses.

o    FREE confidential counseling services for those facing the possible loss of their home due to late mortgage payments which could result in foreclosure..  

o    Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Counseling and Post-Purchase Counseling.  

o    Mortgages through HomeQuest  to purchase, renovate, build or maintain your home.

o    An inventory of current properties for sale and more help for buying a home.

Mia Purcell
-Community Concepts
Finance Corporation

Represented Business: Maine Senate

As the state senator representing the people of District 18, it is my goal to represent your interests at the State House as best I can. I can assure you I will work diligently on your behalf, holding uppermost in my heart the concerns of western Maine and our communities. Throughout my term, I encourage you to reach out to me with your thoughts, concerns and ideas about state government. Your input will help me to best represent your interests and those of the community. I also encourage you to contact me with news about community events and get-togethers.

Senator Lisa Keim was elected on November 8, 2016 to serve the constituents of District 18 in the Maine State Senate. She serves as Chair of the Judiciary Committee and as a member of the State and Local Government Committee. Senator Keim holds a B.S. in Leadership and Marketing from the University of Southern Maine. She is a lifelong resident of western Maine, a wife of 25 years and a proud mother of three children that she homeschooled until high school.

Kim Sequoia


Role with Envision Rumford:  Board Member    Represented Business:  LEAP, Inc

313 Farmington Falls Road   Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: (207) 860-8452   Website: www.leapcommunity.org   Email: ksequoia@leapcommunity.org

 A Program Manager for LEAP and Licensed Social Worker, Kim is dedicated to providing community service in Rumford and Western Maine.  She attended Mexico High School and furthered her education with a Bachelors degree from the University of Farmington and Masters degree at Springfield College.  Kim started her service career as a volunteer parent in the Head Start program and then the VISTA Domestic Crisis program.  In addition to Envision Rumford, Kim is one of the founding members of the Rumford Performing Arts Committee and a board member of the River Valley Healthy Communities.  She says that giving back to the community is personally rewarding.  To quote Goldie Hawn, “Giving back is as good for you as it is for those you are helping, because giving gives you purpose. When you have a purpose-driven life, you’re a happier person”.

Dick Lovejoy
Envision Member

Member of EnvisionRumford
78 Porter Avenue West, Rumford
Phone: 207-364-4567
Email: lovejoy@megalink.net

Dick is a retired project manager of
Boise Cascade/Mead. 

He is the Treasurer of RVHCC, Vice Chairman of River Valley Growth Council, President of River Valley Tech Center, Board member of Hope Association, President of Chisholm Ski Club, on the Rumford Finance Committee, & Rumford Board of Assessors.  Current board of the Rumford Hospital, Rumford Community Home Corporation, & Rumford Rotary.



Natalie Beale
-Community Concepts Finance Corp.

Represented Business:

Community Concepts Finance Corporation (CCFC)
17 Market Square, South Paris, ME 04281

Member of Envision Rumford since January 2018.

Role: Advocate and Business Advisor for local businesses.

In conjunction with the Town of Rumford, CCFC created the F.A.R.E. (Financial Assistance for Rumford Enterprises) loan package which offers business owners a low interest financing option to mitigate the economic effect of the island construction in Summer of 2018. Loan clients receive one-on-one technical assistance services to aid with financial planning, cash flow projections and operational planning.

CCFC is a non-profit organization, considered a non-traditional lender, who aims to assist loan clients prepare and transition into becoming traditionally bankable. CCFC has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Top Performing Microlender in the state of Maine for the past 3 years and we have been happy to contribute to the economic development and sustainability in the Rumford/River Valley region.

www.CCFCMaine.org   Facebook.com/CCFCMaine

Brent Bachelder
-Club Neopolsi

EnvisionRumford Members that wish to be added on this page, email your information to KrisHowesTattoos@hotmail.com

Meet the man behind the artwork:

Brent Bachelder

Brent grew up Newry, Maine. He graduated from Telstar High School in 1985. He then went off to Providence, Rhode Island, where he earned a BFA degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. He started his business, Club Neopolsi Creations Design Studio, right after graduation in 1989. He later attended Rhode Island College, graduating in 1999 with a second Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

After 32 years away, Brent moved back to Maine in early 2017, settling in the Virginia section of Rumford. He brought his business of creating custom artwork with him and also opened Art with Mr. Brent in October 2017, offering art classes for kids and adults.

In 2019, he will be celebrating his 30th year in business!


Besides his two businesses, he is currently a member of Envision Rumford, the President of Teaberry Arts, is on the task force of Bethel Area Arts & Music and is excited to be part of the newly forming Rumford Beautification group. In September of 2018, he will also be the new art teacher at Meroby Elementary School. Read his full bio at www.clubneopolsi.com/bio.

If you are interested in learning more, he may be reached at 207-507-1207 or at neopolsi13@gmail.com. His studio and teaching space is located at 725 Prospect Avenue in Rumford. www.clubneopolsi.com www.artwithmrbrent.com