Title: Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Membership
Maryanne Jefferson is the vice president of Strategic Partnerships and Membership at the Business Network. In this role, she spearheads the Network’s strategic partnerships vital to the growth of the offshore wind industry and its supply chain. She also oversees the Network’s membership team, managing outreach, customer service, and member support. Maryanne has been with the Network since 2019, originally as the Network’s Director of Membership and Finance Management, where she oversaw all membership programs, benefits, and member engagement.
Before the Network, Maryanne worked for former Massachusetts state senator Richard Ross. During her tenure there, she supported political campaigns and provided managing support as a legislative aide in the House of Representatives and was promoted to Chief of Staff in the Senate. Maryanne then worked at Ørsted as the executive assistant to the president. During her time at Ørsted, she gained essential skills and knowledge of the offshore wind industry that set the groundwork for her future at the Network.
Maryanne has a keen interest in genealogy. When she isn’t looking for distant relatives, she is making quilts for her family to enjoy. She also doesn’t let the beautiful views of Massachusetts go to waste, spending time outdoors kayaking. As long as Maryanne is with her family, she is happy.