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Maud Daudon
Executive Director
Career Connect Washington

Maud Daudon is the Executive Leader of Career Connect Washington, Governor Inslee’s initiative to create a 10-year vision and strategic plan for building a statewide career-connected learning and apprenticeship system in Washington state.

Maud is also chairwoman of the Washington State Student Achievement Council and was part of Inslee’s 45-member delegation to study the career-connected learning and apprenticeship system in Switzerland.

Previously, Maud was the President and CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the largest business organization in the Seattle region with over 2,300 members.

Prior to joining the chamber, Maud was president and CEO of Seattle Northwest Securities, a regional investment bank. She served as Seattle’s deputy mayor from 1998 to 2001. Prior to that, she served for eight years as the Port of Seattle’s chief financial officer.

Maud has a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass. The Puget Sound Business Journal recognized her as a Woman of Influence in 2012.