Anne Hussey is a partner at Quad Group with over thirty years of experience with family business. As a sixth-generation owner of Hussey Seating Company, she has been active as a family employee and as a leader in their family governance structure. Before starting up a new direct sales division of the company, Hussey Products, she worked in Human Resources, Engineering and Marketing. As an owner, Anne has participated in developing governance models, shareholder agreements, family policies, conflict resolution, team building, family meetings and family retreats. She currently serves on the Hussey Seating Board of Directors and as the Chair for the Hussey Family Council.
Before starting at Quad Group, Anne spent seventeen years at Unum, a Fortune 500 company, in leadership roles in Client Services and Marketing Operations. Her broad business knowledge contributed to her success in project management and continuous improvement initiatives. Anne is a Certified Product Owner (SAFe) and has gone through Scrum Master training.
Anne received her Executive MBA from the University of New Hampshire and holds her BA in English from Colby College. Active in the Institute for Family-Owned Business, Anne has served on the Board of Directors, Chair of the Family Business of the Year Committee and as a leader of a previous rebranding effort. She is a former board member of the Center for Family Enterprise at the University of New Hampshire and Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility. Anne volunteers for Junior Achievement and is currently on the board of the Amputee Association of Maine, the Arundel Yacht Club and the Kennebunk Soccer Club.
Anne lives in Kennebunk with her teenage daughter Emma, their black lab and tiger cat. She is a life-long skier and sailor and enjoys kayaking and gardening. Anne can often be found in one of her favorite spots: North Haven Island, Cleaves Cove, Sugarloaf or her back deck.