CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERMark Scarano(603) 536-2011 x email@example.comSince 1997, Mark
has built his
economic development career on working collaboratively with others to develop strategies that encourage the growth of jobs and wealth.
As an enthusiastic builder of relationships and a "get things done" attitude, Mark
has a history of taking smaller economic development organizations and making them larger and more impactful.Growing up in northern Maine, Mark
came to appreciate small-town New England values of "bootstrapping" and thrift; and how people created opportunities for themselves even in small, limited markets.
That attention to rural economic development was to have a strong impact on his
future career choices.
pon graduating from the University of Southern Maine (B.A.) and Iowa State University of Science & Technology (M.A.), Mark came back east to manage US Senator Olympia Snowe's Bangor office.
n the past seven years, Mark has managed Grafton County Economic Development Council, a state recognized and supported Regional Development Corporation.
During this time, the GCEDC's organizational revenues have tripled; two loan officer positions have been created to accommodate greater gap finance activities; a GCEDC micro-enterprise program of seminars, workshops and counseling was instituted; a noted high school internship collaborative was formed; and over $7 million was raised to create and expand Grafton County's two business incubators in partnership with Dartmouth College and Plymouth State University.Connect with Mark on LinkedIn.LOAN OFFICERBob Walker(603) 536-2011 x firstname.lastname@example.orgMICRO-ENTERPRISE SPECIALISTKim Smithkbeardwoodsmith@mail.plymouth.eduOFFICE MANAGERKaren Saunders(603) 536-2011 x email@example.comSMALL BUSINESS COUNSELORSally Holder(603) 397-8404Sally.Holder@unh.eduCHAIR
Principal Owner, TotalScope Marketing, LLC
Mark LaClair is currently the principal owner of TotalScope Marketing, LLC, a full-service marketing firm located in Plymouth, NH. TotalScope Marketing assists clients throughout the United States and Caribbean Islands on projects ranging from creative campaign development to strategic market planning.
More information is available at the company website, www.totalscopemarketing.com.
Mark is also the Marketing Director of the Lincoln Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, past Executive Director, board chair, marketing committee chair, and board director.
He oversees the strategic planning, campaign creation, and funding of a leading destination marketing program in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
More information is available at the chamber of commerce website, located at www.lincolnwoodstock.com.
Mark is also partner in The Vineyard and Winery at Seven Birches, a boutique winery, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire crafting classic European grape wines and pure NH, estate-bottled, fruit wines.
Mark is the winery's winemaker and marketing director.
Winery website is www.sevenbirches.com.
Mark is a product of the Marriot Hotel system and has managed properties, both corporate and independent, across the country.
In 2003, Mark
attention to the marketing side of the hotel industry, with his
first successful venture in e-commerce.
Emanating from his experience marketing resorts online, he established TotalScope Marketing, to meet the needs of clients in related fields.
From there, the company has expanded its client base into a variety of consumer product brands and professional services.
recent successes include the growth of his
business consulting firm that now has over 100 clients around the world.
clients range from tourism brands and destinations, to best-selling book authors, to software development firms, to non-profit organizations, and everything in between.
At the chamber of commerce, Mark
has implemented New Hampshire's first ever fee-based, destination marketing program, growing the revenues 200% in just 5 years.
He has also improved the financial position of the chamber of commerce from a negative cash flow to an operational surplus in the same 5 years.
And, in the first 3 years of making and selling wines for his
has sold-out each season, now producing over 1000 cases of wine annually.