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Wendy Healey has joined Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum in Lenox as Executive Director. She was previously a management consultant and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in banking, financial technology, and marketing.

Healey served on the WAM board of directors since 2018, most recently as the board President, and chairs its Governance Committee. She is a founding member of the Inclusive Economic Innovation Group, a think tank that seeks equitable solutions to systemic economic racism, and served on the board of directors of BerkShares, the local currency of the Berkshires. She has been involved with local chambers of commerce her entire career, and served as the first woman president of the Avon, CT Chamber of Commerce.

She has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut where she also earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. She lives in an 1832 Greek Revival home on an old dairy farm in Colebrook, CT where she spends her free time with her partner Scott, three dogs, and renovating a “fixer-upper” cottage nearby. Connect: and wendywhealey/