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Leadership

Leadership

Margo Walsh 
Founder, Owner

Margo Walsh has over 20 years of experience in recruiting, staffing and employee development. Recruiting for the Investment Banking Division within Goldman Sachs, Margo worked to develop the Diversity Round Table in order to provide mentorship and assimilation support for people of diverse backgrounds. For ten years following she recruited for the rapid expansion of the international human resources consulting firm, Hewitt. While at Hewitt she worked to incorporate the curriculum of the American Institute for Managing Diversity and targeted recruiting for Asia.
 
As a consultant, Margo travels extensively to discuss the challenges facing Americans struggling to earn even meager incomes and accessing the social services they deserve. In 2014 MaineWorks was recognized as the most successful innovative business in the State of Maine by SCORE. Margo Walsh was honored as one of five Women to Watch by MaineBiz Magazine. MaineWorks is featured on the video for the Federal Minimum Wage Campaign.
 
With a passion for economic and social development, Margo has steered MaineWorks to recently receive Certification as a B-Corporation which demonstrates that her for profit-company has a specific and measurable social mission.
 
Margo grew up in Cumberland, Maine and graduated from Waynflete School in Portland. After earning a BA in Psychology from Wheaton College, Margo moved to New York City and began a career in College and MBA recruiting.
 
Margo consults extensively with State agencies, organizations and individuals interested in developing or incorporating the MaineWorks business model or its unique social mission.

Mike Trusas
Operations Manager

Mike Trusas oversees MaineWorks' operations division, managing the employee workforce, training, and client relations.  Mike developed and facilitates the MaineWorks safety program and collaborates with our clients to ensure adherence to OSHA and workforce requirements.  During his tenure at MaineWorks, his leadership has helped grow the company by cultivating new relationships with clients and working tirelessly to recruit new employees throughout the New England region.  Mike is a United States Marine Corps veteran, assigned to the Presidential helicopter squadron.     

Cecil Solaguren
Manager, Field Operations

Cecil Solaguren joined the MaineWorks team in 2016 and leads our field operations, overseeing daily dispatch, personnel management, and serves as the liaison for our employees throughout the state. Cecil has over ten years experience in project management and skilled trade labor. After earning a degree in job site management, he led a team of heavy equipment operators for Dodge in New Hampshire. Expanding his expertise outside of skilled trade labor, he also earned a certification in Cisco Systems networking and is working on a degree in Computer Science. Cecil is an avid auto enthusiast and spends his free time working on cars. 
Kelly Luce

Business Manager
Kelly Luce is the business manager for MaineWorks, directing the the company payroll and accounting office.  Since joining MaineWorks in 2013, Kelly's leadership has been instrumental in the growth of the company throughout the state and her extensive knowledge of the construction industry has helped create and sustain many of the long term relationships that we have with our clients. She has managed projects in multiple states requiring AIA documents, state payrolls, Elations Payrolls, MEDOT and WH347. Kelly is an avid boating enthusiast and cherishes her vacation time in Florida with her family. 

~ Special Thank You ~
Joanne Arnold

Photographer, Interfaith Chaplain, Chef Extraordinaire, and Dear Friend
An acclaimed photographer, motivator, and spiritual mentor, Joanne Arnold is a trusted advisor to the MaineWorks team and has been a long time fixture in the local arts scene. Joanne's incredible work is widely admired across social media and has been showcased throughout the state, most recently at The The Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery in Portland. Most notably, Joanne is found at the MaineWorks "circle" every morning, providing motivation, spiritual leadership, and home-baked goods for the team as they embark on their mission each and every day. Thank you, Joanne, for who you are, everything you do, and your ongoing dedication to the recovery movement- we simply cannot thank you enough.  
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