Our Team


 Trevor Kenkel. Founder and President
Trevor grew up playing rugby and football in Whitefish, Montana, with free moments spent fly-fishing and skiing. This exposure to nature serves as the inspiration for our work at Springworks and instilled a passion for sustainable agriculture from a young age. He started building aquaponic systems in Junior High with money from odd jobs, but now leads theteam at Springworks. Trevor loves the opportunities at Bowdoin, where he studies biology, economics, and everything in between.


 Brian Sussingham. Director of Business Development

Brian comes from a strong background in sales and marketing. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing and a Master’s in Business Administration at Endicott College. While pursuing his Master’s degree, he concentrated in areas of finance and entrepreneurship as well as furthered his knowledge of sales. Through captaining the nationally ranked Endicott Men’s Rugby Team, Brian brings a high level of leadership and communication skills. Brian believes in Springworks mission to empower our community both near and far with innovative growing techniques as well as a delicious and organic product.


Patrick Cormier. Farm Operations Manager

Pat was born and raised in Portland, Maine and graduated from Endicott College. At
Endicott he was very involved in the founding of the now nationally recognized rugby program. After developing leadership skills in college, he has honed them post graduation with experience in all aspects of property management. Pat is passionate about his work and that energy is contagious to the rest of our team. His leadership and focus on efficiency makes him a great fit for managing the operations of current and future Springworks facilities.


 Sierra Kenkel. Director of Sales and Marketing

 Sierra brings a diverse background to Springworks. She graduated with a Biotechnology degree followed by a Master’s in Business Administration at Endicott College. Sierra leverages her degrees to communicate our message to a broad audience. She has been instrumental in growing our sales and establishing the ethos of our brand. During her undergraduate education, Sierra captained both Volleyball and Rugby teams at Endicott College.

James Tooley. Director of Horticulture


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