Lillie founded HardScrabble Solutions in Downtown Presque Isle, Maine in May 2017 with a goal to provide incubation resources to small business startups predominantly run by women. Under Lillie’s leadership, HardScrabble strives to accommodate everyone by ensuring flexibility and encouragement. It currently houses Lillie’s UX & Web Design startup.  More here.

Lillie Lavado, owner of Hardscrabble Solutions in Presque Isle, seen here with her daughter Saraphina, works as a freelance web designer and opened the family-friendly co-working space in May.