About Starboard

Serving nonprofit leaders, chief executives, and business owners, Starboard Leadership Consulting provides strategic planning, board governance, and leadership transition advice, as well as a full range of leadership and organizational development services.

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At Starboard we share a passion for helping organizations, institutions, and businesses excel. We develop ongoing relationships with our clients, gain a thorough understanding of their needs, and tailor our approach to meet those needs and deliver effective, cost-efficient strategies for success. As an affiliate of Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law in Bangor, we are able to draw upon the expertise available within the law firm, in addition to our own experience, resources and the geographical reach of our team to bring a depth of expertise to our clients throughout Maine.

Our mission

To improve our communities by strengthening their businesses, organizations, and institutions.

Our values

  • We do this work because we want to build the capacity of our clients and add value to our communities.
  • Our clients can count on the fact that we are personally invested in the work we do, that we’ll always work at the highest level of professionalism and skill, and that we will give every client our very best.
  • We want to work with clients who fit with our mission and share our values, and we will take on those projects we find personally and professionally fulfilling.
  • We want our clients to rely on us as trusted and strategic partners who are careful listeners and thoughtful advisors.
  • We respect the unique qualities of individuals and organizations, and we have an appreciation for diversity and for what diverse organizations contribute to the community.
  • We have chosen to do this work because we enjoy the challenge and because it brings value to our communities. We will always strive to capture that spirit in our relationships with others.

Our Clients

The clients we serve are as diverse as the state in which we live. What follows is partial listing of the nonprofit, municipal, and government clients with whom our Starboard consultants have worked. We do not include in this list our corporate and for-profit business clients, but we are happy to provide references, upon request.

  • Acadia Health Education Coalition
  • AIA Maine
  • Alfond Youth Center
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter
  • American Board of Nursing Specialties
  • Amistad
  • AOS #47 (Dedham/Orrington)
  • Aroostook County Action Program
  • Avesta Housing
  • Bangor Area Homeless Shelter
  • Bangor Health & Community Services
  • Bangor Masonic Foundation
  • Bangor Museum & History Center
  • Bangor Region Development Alliance
  • Bangor Symphony Orchestra
  • Bangor Y
  • Brewer School Department
  • Bethesda Ministries
  • Blue Hill Memorial Hospital
  • Boothbay Railway Village
  • Camp Beech Cliff
  • Castine Historical Society
  • Casco Bay Energy
  • CES
  • Challenger Learning Center
  • Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union
  • Child & Family Opportunities Inc.
  • Children’s Center
  • City of Bangor
  • City of Ellsworth
  • Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI)
  • Colby College
  • Cole Family Foundation
  • College of the Atlantic
  • Community Concepts
  • Darlings Inc.
  • Davis Family Foundation
  • Deighan Wealth Advisors
  • Dietel Partners
  • Downeast Health Services
  • Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education
  • Downtown Bangor Partnership
  • Eastern Maine Community College Foundation
  • Eastern Maine Development Corporation
  • Eastern Maine Health System
  • Educare of Central Maine
  • Efficiency Maine
  • EMHS Foundation
  • EMMC Clinical Research Center
  • Environmental Funders Network
  • Families & Children Together
  • Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)
  • Forest Society of Maine
  • Four Directions Development Corporation
  • Friends Of Fogler Library, University Of Maine
  • Garden Club Federation of Maine
  • Good Will-Hinckley
  • Harbor Family Services
  • Harbor House
  • Healthy Androscoggin
  • Healthy Communities of the Capital Area
  • Herring Gut Learning Center
  • Home Care and Hospice Alliance
  • Home Care for Maine
  • Hope and Justice Project
  • Husson University
  • IABBO #111
  • Infinity Federal Credit Union
  • Island Nursing Home
  • John Bapst Memorial High School
  • Kisma Preserve
  • Kittery School Department
  • LEAP
  • Machias Savings Bank
  • Maine Academy of Family Physicians
  • Maine Archives & Museums
  • Maine Association of Nonprofits
  • Maine Association of School Nurses
  • Maine Bankers Association
  • Maine Center for Disease Control
  • Maine Center for Economic Policy
  • Maine Children’s Alliance
  • Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust
  • Maine Commission for Community Service
  • Maine Community Foundation
  • Maine Conservation Alliance
  • Maine Conservation Voters
  • Maine Council on Aging
  • Maine Dental Access Coalition
  • Maine Department of Health & Human Services
  • Maine Development Foundation
  • Maine Discovery Museum
  • Maine Farmland Trust
  • Maine Folklife Center
  • Maine Health Data Organization
  • Maine Health Management Coalition
  • Maine Hospice Council
  • Maine Innkeepers Association
  • Maine Lakes Society
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • Maine Migrant Health Program
  • Maine Parent Federation, Inc.
  • Maine Public Broadcasting Network
  • Maine Philanthropy Center
  • Maine Recreation and Parks Association
  • Maine Restaurant Association
  • Maine Robotics
  • Maine Rural Partners
  • Maine Seacoast Mission
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Maine State Housing Authority
  • Maine Tourism Association
  • Maine Veterans Homes
  • Maine Veterinary Medical Association
  • MaineShare
  • Mano en Mano
  • Maine Technology Institute
  • MOFGA
  • Moosehead Marine Museum
  • Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
  • MSAD #22
  • MSAD #63
  • My Place Teen Center
  • Natural Resources Council of Maine
  • Neurology Associates of Eastern Maine
  • New England School of Communications
  • Northeast Historic Film
  • Partnerships for Healthy Communities
  • Penobscot Community Health Care
  • Penobscot Theatre Company
  • Plant Home
  • Power of Prevention
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Penobscot East Resource Center
  • Penquis Leadership Institute
  • Penquis Resource Exchange
  • Phillips Strickland House and Boyd Place
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Project Atrium, Inc.
  • Residential Initiatives for Maine
  • Restorative Justice Project
  • Robinson Ballet
  • Rocking Moon Foundation
  • Safe Voices
  • Seal Cove Auto Museum
  • Sebasticook Valley Health Center
  • SERC Institute
  • Shaw House
  • Spruce Run
  • Spurwink
  • Sullivan Harbor Foundation
  • Susan L. Curtis Foundation
  • Tedford Housing
  • Teton Valley Ranch Camp
  • Tidal Energy Device Evaluation Center
  • The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC)
  • The Grand Theater
  • The Iris Network
  • The Lobster Conservancy
  • Thrive
  • Thomas College
  • Town Of Hermon
  • Treats Falls House
  • UCP of Maine
  • United Way of Androscoggin County
  • United Way of Aroostook County
  • United Way of Eastern Maine
  • United Way of Greater Portland
  • United Way of Kennebec Valley
  • United Way of Mid Maine
  • United Ways of Maine
  • Unity College
  • Unity Foundation
  • Volunteers of America Northern New England
  • University of Maine Alumni Association
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension
  • University of Maine System
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Waldo Community Action Program
  • Waterville Arts Council
  • Waterville Main Street
  • Washington Academy
  • Washington County Community College
  • Washington Hancock Community Agency
  • Wings for Children & Families, Inc.
  • WinterKids
  • Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Womancare
  • Woodfords Family Services
  • YWCA of Greater Portland, Oregon

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