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Working in a Family Owned Business

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 10am

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Guest: Lindsay Skilling 
CEO 
Gifford’s Ice Cream

Lindsay and her husband live in Gray, Maine with their two children; Ava (6 years old) and Jacoby (3 ½ years old).  Lindsay is currently the CEO of Gifford’s Dairy, Inc. in Skowhegan, Maine.  Lindsay grew up around the family business and spent her summers working in the office throughout high school and college.   Lindsay started working fulltime after college graduation in 2006. She started as the assistant to the controller and worked a variety of positions for the family businesses which also included VP of Sales and Marketing.

Lindsay graduated from Bryant University in 2006 with a BS in Businesses Management and minor in Psychology.  Upon graduation she joined the family business. 

Lindsay has served on the Institute for Family Owned Business Board (IFOB) for the last 9 years.  She is currently the Vice Chair of the board. Through this board she has been a part of the Women in Family Business Forum, CEO Central as well as actively involved with the Next Generation Affinity Group.  Lindsay currently serves on the Educate Maine Board of Directors.  She recently became a Corporator for Skowhegan Savings Bank.  Lindsay also served on the Skowhegan Chamber of Commerce Board.  Lindsay has and continues to gain insight and leadership experience through serving on these boards.

In Lindsay’s spare time she likes spending time with her family, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, biking, hiking and running.