Katie Doherty, President & CEO has been with the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce since 2015 as Program Director. Katie came to the Chamber with a strong resume of business operations, management & marketing experience, and a degree from Thomas College. Katie has shown exponential knowledge and charisma that the prospering Kennebec Valley needs.
During her time with the Kennebec Valley Chamber, Katie has been the driving force behind the growth of several events and programs including the Kenney Awards and the annual Business EXPO. She is also responsible for bringing the popular Color Dash 5K to Augusta. A graduate of the Kennebec Leadership Institute, Katie is passionate about her community involvement and encouraging the development of more business leaders in the area.
Promoted to President & CEO in February 2017, Katie is directly responsible for the full range of Chamber activities and programs of work, organizational structure and procedures. She is also responsible for the growth and maintenance of membership and facilities management. She works closely with the Board of Directors on long-range planning and goal setting.
Katie resides in South Gardiner with her husband Chris and their dog Layla. They enjoy spending time with family and friends and in the summer months you can find them on the golf course.