In Our Community

East Brown Cow Management, Inc. is firmly committed to being a responsible partner and good neighbor in the immediate communities where its properties are located, as well as in the state where we live, with specific attention paid to energy efficiency.

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Committee & Board Membership

Tim Soley, President and Owner of East Brown Cow, serves on a number of boards and committees in Maine. 

Tim served on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization The Opportunity Alliance from 2011 to 2019. The Opportunity Alliance provides early education and child care, nutrition programming, advocacy, information and referral, mental health and substance abuse treatment as well as basic needs for people living in poverty. Prior to the integration with Opportunity Alliance, Tim joined the board of Ingraham in 1999. 

East Brown Cow is a member of The Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech). The E2Tech Council promotes the development of the state‚Äôs environmental, energy and clean technology sectors. Tim has served as a board member of the council since 2013.

Since 2014 Tim has been a trustee of the independent school Waynflete in Portland, Maine. 

Tim has also served as a member of the Board of Directors at Elmet Technologies since 2015. Elmet is a refractory metals manufacturer headquartered in Lewiston, Maine. 

Denine Leeman, COO of East Brown Cow joined the Board of Directors of the Portland Downtown in 2014, later serving as Chair of the Board. East Brown Cow is an active member of the Portland Downtown promoting downtown Old Port for its property owners and retailers. Denine currently serves as Treasurer of the Board. 

Charities & Fundraising

As a group, the East Brown Cow staff participates in charitable and fundraising events throughout the year. 

For several years we have volunteered with the Portland Press Herald Toy Fund (formerly the Bruce Roberts Toy Fund), a charitable drive that gathers and distributes gifts to children during the winter holidays.

The East Brown Cow staff have also volunteered at Preble Street helping to prepare and serve meals to the local community and helped to build a home in their community with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland.


Trek Across Maine

On three occasions, East Brown Cow has sent a team of riders to the annual Trek Across Maine, a three-day, 180-mile bicycle ride to raise money for the American Lung Association. 


2013 East Brown Cow Team


2014 East Brown Cow Team

Staff Member Todd Dominski named Property Manager of the Year, 2013

Staff member Todd Dominski was named Property Manager of the Year in 2013 in connection with the Long Creek Restoration Project, which aims to reduce storm water runoff into the creek. Both located in South Portland, 95-97 Darling Avenue and 100 Foden Road, underwent extensive work to comply with the project’s goals. The 95-97 Darling Avenue address was the first test site of the restoration project.