Betsy Biemann has served as CEO of Coastal Enterprises since July 2016. Before stepping into this role, she led Growing Maine’s Food Industry, Growing Maine at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard University, and advised businesses, nonprofits and social enterprises in Maine and nationally. From 2005-2012 she was president of the Maine Technology Institute, investing in companies and industry initiatives to grow high-potential sectors of Maine’s economy. Prior to that, Ms. Biemann served as Associate Director at The Rockefeller Foundation, managing a national grant and investment portfolio aiming to increase skills development and grow employment in low-income communities. Ms. Biemann earned her B.A. at Harvard University and her M.P.A. at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.