President & CEO
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
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Maud Daudon was appointed president and CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce in 2012. The first woman to lead the Chamber, Maud is widely respected by business, community and political leaders for her pragmatic, thoughtful and solution-oriented approach. During her four years as president and CEO, Maud has championed the Chamber’s commitment to the triple bottom line—advancing a strong economy, being good stewards of our natural and cultural assets, and not leaving people behind.
Prior to the Chamber, Daudon joined Seattle-Northwest Securities Corporation (SNW) in 2002 as Managing Director of Investment Banking and Municipal Sales and Trading. In 2006, the Board of Directors of SNW appointed her Chief Executive Officer and President.
Prior to joining SNW, Daudon served for four years as Deputy Mayor and Chief of Staff for the City of Seattle. Previous to this role, she was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Port of Seattle. She gained significant experience in public finance by working for six years completing transportation and public works-related bond financings for a national investment banking firm from its New York and Seattle offices.
Daudon has a Master’s of Public and Private Management (MPPM) degree with an emphasis on finance and economic development from Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College.
Daudon’s current board and advisory service includes: