Jim Damicis has more than 25 years of experience in public policy research and analysis to lead decision making. Prior to merging with Camoin Associates, Jim built PolicyOne Research into a leading research and analysis firm in Maine serving private and public clients throughout the Northeast. Jim also worked for the Maine Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) serving three years as the Director of Research and Policy.
Jim is currently the President of the Northeastern Economic Development Association and has served in leadership capacities for more than ten years with NEDA. In addition to NEDA, Jim serves as a member of the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP) program and has served on numerous local and regional economic and community development organization boards and initiatives.
Jim brings a holistic, innovative approach to Camoin’s market analysis and planning work. Through his work with the Communities of the Future and World Future Society, he is a national leader in preparing the profession, communities, and regions for an emerging economic future.