AUBURN — Two Auburn consultants have made the decision to join forces, it was announced recently.

John Turner of J.C. Turner & Associates Inc., and Budd Large of Associates Askew announced the creation of Business Strategies, Options and Solutions, Both have extensive experience in dealing with businesses of all types and sizes that are faced with a variety of issues, from seeking capital for expansions or startups, to avoiding bankruptcy.

Turner is a former executive director of the Lewiston-Auburn Economic
Growth Council; a former chairman of the board of the Androscoggin
County Chamber of Commerce; a former president of the Economic
Development Council of Maine; and served as a trustee of the Maine
Community College System. He currently is a Chapter 7 trustee panel member of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and has administered more than 10,000
Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies in that capacity.

Large came to the Lewiston-Auburn area to assist in the turnaround of Pioneer Plastics in the early 1990s. He was retained to turn around the Good Shepherd Food-Bank after the unfortunate death of its founder, JoAnn Pike. He also worked with Spinglass Management Company of Portland.

For more information, call 312-5269.

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