Ethan Strimling served in the Maine State Senate as chair of the Labor Committee, Criminal Justice Committee, and the Homeland Security Task Force, while also serving on Taxation for six years. Prior to, he ran a national PAC focused on electing young leaders and provided policy analysis to Maine U.S. Congressman Tom Andrews. He is currently the CEO of LearningWorks, a not-for-profit providing learning opportunities for at-risk youth, the immigrant community, and low-income families. He also serves as a senior political analyst for WCSH/WLBZ TV and for WGAN radio.

Philip Harriman is the former chairman of the Yarmouth Town Council and was a four-term state senator.  During his Senate terms, he was the ranking Republican on the Appropriations, Health and Human Services, Utilities & Energy and Natural Resources committees. Harriman is a co-founder of Lebel & Harriman, LLP, a business succession, retirement and estate planning firm located in Falmouth, Maine. He has been in the financial planning profession for over 30 years, starting with former Maine Governor James B. Longley’s life insurance agency in 1978. He is the host of Inside Maine, heard on 560WGAN News Radio and delivers political opinion and analysis for WCSH & WLBZ, the NBC television affiliates in Maine.