Catherine Wygant Fossett

Prior to joining the Institute for Family-Owned Business in 2014 as its executive director, Catherine Wygant Fossett was the executive director of the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce, where she oversaw the 50th Anniversary of Windjammer Days, developed the Claw Down lobster bite competition, and annually produced the region’s definitive travel guide.  She is a graduate of Bates College and the Maine association of Nonprofits’ Executive Leadership Institute. Catherine’s prior experience includes 20 years in the travel industry at Hewins Travel as director of marketing and at Hurley Travel Experts as director of sales.