Brendon Reay is not from Maine, but he got here as fast as he could. He is a proponent of community conservation, which emphasizes the wider benefits of land conservation on public health and neighborhood wellness, and is especially interested in how and when land conservation and development can benefit one another. A veteran (USCGR), former fishing guide, and college professor, Brendon has more recently spent the last 10 years or so in the asset management industry, in alternative investments and as an investment consultant. He serves on the Board of Trustees of George Stevens Academy, and is the President of the Board of Directors of Acadia Fire Football Club, a non-profit soccer academy for Downeast boys and girls. He is currently a Principal of HarborHouse Partners, based in Blue Hill and Sargentville. He is a graduate of Reed College (BA), Bryn Mawr College (MA), and Stanford University (PhD). He lives in Blue Hill with his wife, Caroline Bicks, and his son Jonah, who is a 9th-grader at GSA.