Katie Shorey is president and chairwoman of Startup Maine, an organization that serves as a convener, educator and accelerator of the Maine startup community. For her day job, Katie works for People’s United Bank where she focuses on community and business development. Prior to joining the bank, Katie worked in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA, in various consulting roles. She is active in economic development initiatives to help foster innovation and entrepreneurship. She serves on the advisory board of Maine Accelerates Growth and sits on the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s advocacy committee. Katie attended St. Lawrence University and Fryeburg Academy, and now resides in Westbrook.