Richard Bilodeau

Richard Bilodeau is a senior lecturer at the University of Southern Maine (USM) and an entrepreneur who is a partner in two small businesses, a direct marketing company located in Maine and a television network providing vacation information located in the South. Prior to joining USM full time, Richard dedicated his time to launching and growing these two ventures while also teaching in the adjunct faculty. Over the years, he has taught courses in entrepreneurship, sustainability, creative strategies, design thinking, marketing, advertising, professional selling, CRM, and product development. He also managed the USM Student Business Plan Competition for 8 years and was a senior advisor at the Center for Entrepreneurship. Prior to his careers in education and business, he worked in a clinical laboratory where he conducted research and testing involving tumor markers.
In his free time, Richard enjoys yoga, meditation, traveling, drawing, and exploring the vibrant restaurant scene in Portland, Maine (where he resides) and Montreal, Quebec (where he visits often).