As the IT Specialist, Dwane is the primary point of contact for all related technology for the Island Institute. He comes to the Institute with a strong background in customer service from several different areas of business including sales, agricultural, banking, and investments. Through this diverse work experience, Dwane brings a wealth of knowledge and skills in helping to meet the needs of the Institute in the ever-changing environment of technology.
Dwane has spent the last 25 years working in the IT industry for local businesses in the midcoast Maine area. He previously worked as AV director at the Samoset Resort, IT administrator & audio-visual specialist at the Point Lookout Conference Center, and for 10 years he worked for Boston Financial Data Services as a LAN administrator. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked as a site engineer in the agricultural industry supporting IT infrastructure for greenhouses and distribution centers throughout North America.
Dwane lives in St. George and is passionate about the Maine coast. He enjoys nature and everything that Maine has to offer for outdoor activities, particularly camping, off-roading adventures, and overlanding in his Jeep. He is excited about how the Island Institute is working to build community sustainability in our island and coastal communities.