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Alyssa Rolerson

Alysse Rolerson and her dog, Chili, in the Dream Local Digital offices in Rockland.

Alysse Rolerson and her dog, Chili, in the Dream Local Digital offices in Rockland.

Alyssa Rolerson Excels With Dream Local Digital, Mentors Next Generation

From an office in the picturesque coastal community of Rockland, Alyssa Rolerson has achieved success on a national stage. Her story demonstrates how Maine is shifting to a new, information age economy through affordable access to higher education that is rooted in communities, while also drawing from the resources of the entire University of Maine System.

Rolerson parlayed a 2010 internship while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) – taking her courses at University College (UC) at Rockland — into a full-time job with award-winning Dream Local Digital, a full service national marketing agency that is growing at a supersonic pace thanks to its innovative products and approaches.

She is now giving back, mentoring interns from UC who are following in her footsteps. Click on her name above for more of her story.