Samuel Coons is currently a senior at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine studying International Business. A Maine native from Windham, Samuel has always been interested in international trade. While working at MITC, he hopes to use this as an opportunity to help Maine businesses expand into foreign markets and wants to continue helping Maine businesses thrive on an international level after graduating. In his free time, Samuel enjoys going to his camp on Sebago Lake with his family and friends.
Dennis Wellman, a non-traditional student, is in his last semester of the master’s program in Global Policy -Trade and Commerce at University of Maine in Orono. A Maine native who lives in Bangor, he retired from dual careers with the Maine Air National Guard and the State of Maine Department of Labor in 2015. His interest for international business and trade developed from his past work experiences and world travel. Dennis is excited about the opportunity presented through this internship and looks forward to assisting Maine companies further expand their business on an international level. Dennis appreciates the four seasons Maine offers and spends much of his spare time snowshoeing, fishing, golfing, and gardening.