Our Team

Board or Advisory Board Member
Brunswick, ME

Betsy Biemann

CEO, Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI)

About Betsy

Betsy Biemann is Chief Executive Officer at Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), a community development financial institution headquartered in Brunswick, Maine, and serves as the Vice Chair of the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) board, Treasurer of the New Growth Innovation Network (NGIN) board, and Chair of the Equity Committee of the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation board. 

Prior to joining CEI, Betsy led the Maine Food Cluster Project of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard University and was a consulting advisor to businesses, nonprofit organizations and social enterprises in Maine and nationally. She previously served as president of the Maine Technology Institute, which invests in Maine companies and initiatives seeking to grow high-potential sectors of Maine’s economy. Prior to that, she was an associate director at The Rockefeller Foundation in New York City, where she managed a national grant program and impact investment portfolio aiming to increase employment and economic mobility in low-income communities. 

Betsy graduated with a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.P.A. from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.