Carol Turner, Executive Director Contact Carol
Carol Turner joined CONECT as a member of the Board of Directors in 1996, and was subsequently hired as CONECT’s Executive Director in 1999. Since that time, Carol has been very active in growing CONECT’s membership through her industry affiliations and marketing efforts. She oversees the ever increasing number of CONECT-sponsored educational programs and networking events, as well as all media relations, public relations and outreach programs within the international trade & transportation community. Prior to CONECT, Carol was employed for 19 years by the Massachusetts Port Authority’s Maritime Department in various Sales & Marketing capacities.
Stefanie Jessiman, Business Manager Contact Stefanie
Stefanie Jessiman joined CONECT in 2007 and currently is the Business Manager. She is responsible for overseeing the CONECT office and staff. Stefanie manages the CONECT website, e-newsletter "CONECTivity" and database system along with event management, assisting the planning and execution of CONECT's events. Previously, Stefanie was employed by IBM and Bose, working in Marketing and sales support. She lives in Southborough with her husband, son, two daughters and dog Jess.
Karen Pim, Membership Services Contact Karen
Karen Pim joined CONECT in 2011 and is responsible for event registration, maintaining the member/ non-member database and member newsletter listings, membership renewals and member relations.
Christine Austvold, Bookkeeper Contact Christine