September 3, 2015
Gorman was appointed President of L.L.Bean in 1967, following the death of his grandfather, Leon Leonwood Bean. He served in that capacity for over 35 years, and he and the people of L.L.Bean transformed the $2.25 million company into the $1.61 billion enterprise it is today. He was named Chairman of the Board in 2001 and Chairman Emeritus in 2013.
October 1, 2015
Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) has named the newest building on its Midcoast Campus in honor of major support to the campus by L.L.Bean, Inc. and Leon and Lisa Gorman. The building, known as the L.L.Bean Learning Commons and Health Science Center, is the new hub of the campus, serving as a one-stop academic and student support center.
July 30, 2015
L.L.Bean is set to expand its retail operation with the opening of its first Kansas store, scheduled to open November, 2015, just in time for the holidays.
July 27, 2015
The funds will be matched by the Town of Carrabassett Valley to provide funding for the continued development of a world-class mountain bike trail network in the Carrabassett Region.
July 6, 2015
Fast and Female, North America's premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowerment-through-sport for girls ages 8-18, is pleased to announce a brand-new, three-year partnership with L.L.Bean.
June 1, 2015
A wide array of boats and paddle boards for testing, family fun and kids' activities, stand up paddle board races, Seth Wescott, food trucks and more.