EMDC appoints Director of Youth Services
BANGOR – Eastern Maine Development Corporation is pleased to appoint Madeline Bradfield to the newly created position of Director of Youth Services. Bradfield will lead the youth workforce team in providing direct services to young workers and employers in the region.
Bradfield, a graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in child and adolescent behavioral health, has a history of coaching and supporting young adults. More recently, she has been a clinical therapist, working with case managers, parents and other stakeholders to help youth transition into the community. Additionally, Bradfield owns a small sewing business and is an Ironman triathlete and certified trainer. She lives in Bangor with her husband, Kevin Hudson, a Bangor native and educator.
Bradfield will lead the engagement of young people (ages 16-24) to successfully enter and maintain employment. She joins a team of 30 employees in the 10 central and eastern Maine counties of Penobscot, Piscataquis, Aroostook, Hancock, Washington, Kennebec, Androscoggin, Somerset, Franklin and Oxford.
Lee Umphrey, CEO of EMDC, said, “We are thrilled to have Madeline join the EMDC team. She brings her energy, passion and experience to program delivery and quality. We anticipate that Madeline will inspire her colleagues and young people across our region.
Eastern Maine Development Corporation is a non-profit organization that encourages public-private partnerships and mobilizes resources to help communities, businesses and individuals achieve long-term goals and achieve prosperity.