Tim Hussey | President and CEO of Hussey Seating Company
Tim Hussey is the CEO of Hussey Seating Company, which has been a family-run business for 180 years and through six generations. “We are one of the 50 oldest family businesses in the country, and are determined to keep it going to the next generation, and let them have their turn at it,” says Hussey. The company has developed seating for classrooms, gymnasiums, arenas, and stadiums around the continent. Hussey Seating has received numerous awards, including Maine Family Business of the Year and Maine Exporter of the Year. Hussey himself is involved with organizations that are focused on the long-term health of the Maine economy and our communities, such as Maine Development Foundation and the Maine Economic Growth Council. Hussey is an advocate for stronger education in the state. “My dream is that Maine students are among the most educated and best prepared young people in the world,” he says. Hussey was the chair of Educate Maine and a board member of RSU 21 School District in Kennebunk. He has received the Kenneth M. Curtis Leadership Award from the Maine Development Foundation, the Joel Stevens Community Spirit Award from the Kennebunk- Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce, and he was inducted as a member of the Junior Achievement Maine Business Hall of Fame.