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FREE! One-on-One FAFSA and Financial Aid Coaching

Schedule a session with one of our financial aid experts!

Call us at 800-228-3734, option 4.

Email us at


207-623-3263 or 800-228-3734; TTY: 207-626-2717

Option 1: Business Loans

Option 2: NextGen 529 or Alfond Grant

Option 3: Maine Loan or Student Loans

Option 4: Financial Aid or FAFSA Questions

Option 5: All other Education Inquiries



FREE! College Savings Coaching

Schedule a session with one of our College Savings Counselors! Get your college savings questions answered or assistance completing a NextGen 529 application by reaching out to our College Savings Counselors.

For Androscoggin, Cumberland, Kennebec, Lincoln, Oxford, Sagadahoc, and York counties:

Maire Pelletier
PH: 207-620-3508

For Aroostook, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, and Washington counties:

Karin Parsons
PH: 207-620-3502

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Mailing: PO Box 949, Augusta, ME 04332-0949

Physical: 5 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330

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In-person service by appointment only. Contact us at to schedule.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Director of Business

Jennifer Cummings (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3531
FAX: 207-213-2631

Commercial Loan Officers

Jay Beck (he/him)
PH: 207-620-3553
FAX: 207-213-2653
Kim Getchell (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3507
FAX: 207-213-2647
Matt Lindquist (he/him)
PH: 207-620-3527
FAX: 207-213-2627

Workout Officer

Karen Kunesh (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3532
FAX: 207-213-2632

Director of Education

Martha Johnston (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3544
FAX: 207-213-2644

College Access and Outreach Manager

Mila Tappan (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3504
FAX: 207-620-2604

College Access Counselors

Nicole Vachon (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3529
FAX: 207-213-2629
Jessica Whittier (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3555
FAX: 207-213-2655
Michelle Radley 2024 WEB
Michelle Radley (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3535
FAX: 207-213-2635

New Mainer Specialist

Floreka Malual (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3530
FAX: 207-213-2630

Financial Wellness

Mary Dyer (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3556
FAX: 207-213-2656
Steve Kautz
Steve Kautz
PH: 207-620-3566
FAX: 207-213-2666

College Savings Counselor

Maire Pelletier (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3508
FAX: 207-213-2608
Karin Parsons 2024 WEB
Karin Parsons (she/her)
PH: 207-620-3502
FAX: 207-213-2602

Chief Executive Officer

Carlos Mello, CEO
Carlos Mello (he/him)
PH: 207-620-3514
FAX: 207-620-2614

Governmental Affairs & Communications Manager

William Norbert (he/him)
PH: 207-620-3540
FAX: 207-213-2640

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