Maine Street Solutions Welcomes Dana Stanley

PORTLAND, ME (April 24, 2009)Maine Street Solutions is delighted to welcome Dana Stanley as the new Director of Market Research and New Media.  With Dana’s joinder, Maine Street Solutions expands its public relations and campaign work for corporate clients, non-profits and issue campaigns. Although Dana’s work will frequently bring him to Boston, Washington, DC and Augusta, he will be based in Maine Street Solutions’ Portland office.

“Dana’s extensive, corporate, non-profit and political experience brings another area of expertise in helping Maine Street Solutions’ clients understand the marketplace and communicate with their clients and the public” says Mike Saxl, Managing Principal of Maine Street Solutions.  “We are thrilled he has joined our team.”

Dana began his career as a campaign and U.S. Senate aide to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).  He learned the art and science of surveys and focus groups from nationally-known pollsters Mark Mellman and Celinda Lake, then served a leadership role in political research efforts at AFSCME International in Washington.  More recently, Dana has developed a special expertise in internet research and communications strategies working for pioneering internet research companies Greenfield Online and Research Now.  He has been designated a research expert by the Marketing Research Association’s Professional Researcher Certification program.  Dana has studied at the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, and he trained as a focus group moderator at RIVA Market Research in Bethesda, Maryland.  A native of Old Town, Maine and a graduate of Bowdoin College, Dana lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his family.

About Maine Street Solutions:

Maine Street Solutions, LLC is a public affairs and consulting service of Verrill Dana, LLP.  Maine Street Solutions is at the nexus of cutting-edge public policy and the traditional practice of law, helping clients transform problems into opportunities. Maine Street Solutions works with clients to understand their operations, positioning in the marketplace, and objectives.
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About Verrill Dana:

Verrill Dana, LLP is one of the leading law firms in New England, widely known for delivering high quality legal services in a thoughtful and responsive manner that regularly exceeds clients’ expectations. Verrill Dana is a full service law firm with more than 100 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine; Boston; Hartford and Washington, D.C.
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Contact: Michael V. Saxl (207/623-3889) or Gretchen A. Johnson (207/253-4784)