Chatham Marconi Maritime Center Appoints Mary E. Taylor As Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary E. Taylor as the Center’s Executive Director.  Taylor brings to the Executive Director position more than 30 years of experience in business management, marketing and communications, events coordination and community engagement.

Taylor holds a Masters in Business Administration from Bentley University and recently completed the Core Certificate Program of the Institute for Nonprofit Practice.

The Center includes the historic Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum, an Education Center offering in-house STEM education in communications science, and the Chatham Marconi TechSmart outreach initiative that brings STEM enrichment lessons to children in Cape Cod elementary classrooms.

In her new role Taylor will be responsible for overall management of the Center including museum and STEM education, business and marketing, community and business partnerships, and implementation of strategic growth initiatives.

“Mary brings enthusiasm, energy and a wealth of relevant experience to the Executive Director position, and the Center is extremely pleased to welcome her,” said Robert Fishback, Board President.

“Over the years, I have had the pleasure of working directly with the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center staff and volunteers and watched their leadership with other museums and engaging programming.  Organizations such as Chatham Marconi add depth and quality to a community.  I look forward to contributing to the Center’s future growth as its Executive Director,” Taylor said.


About the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center

Founded in 2002, the Center is a 501(c)(3) organization.  Its mission is executed through operation of the Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum and the advancement of youth STEM Education in communications science.  The Center occupies two buildings on the 11.3-acre, ten-building campus which comprised the former Marconi-RCA Wireless Receiving Station, once the busiest ship-to-shore station in the United States and a significant military installation (during World War II).  The Operating (or Operations) Building now houses the Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum offering interactive exhibits tracing the story of maritime wireless communication in Chatham from its formative days with Marconi, through the 20th Century.  The former Residence Building for station staff is now the Education Center housing classroom facilities, event space and administrative offices.  More at: or 508-945-8889.