Stefanie Joy Muscat is the Executive Director of the Acadia Family Center. She is a passionate and accomplished nonprofit professional dedicated to creating thriving and inclusive spaces for service, healing, advocacy, and philanthropy within mission driven organizations who support their communities. Stefanie previously served as Director of Advancement for the Abbe Museum. For 13 years, she was at the helm of Bevara, an award-winning global consulting firm with a diverse portfolio of nonprofits and agencies. For over a decade she was a professor at Northern Essex Community College, where she created their popular Nonprofit Management Program. Stefanie is currently a volunteer non-profit adviser and instructor through Community InRoads, an organization in the Merrimack Valley of MA which assists small and undeserved nonprofits in the social service and education sectors. Throughout her career, she has been honored for her work. In 1999, she was included on the Detroit Free Press' list of "100 People to Watch This Century", for her work with mission driven organizations. In 2014, she was selected as a Fellow of The Nantucket Project, a gathering of the world's leading thinkers, visionaries, and performers to discuss the theme of "art + commerce". An MDI resident, Stefanie has a long-term commitment to the well-being of the island, and surrounding communities. She is the President-Elect for the Bar Harbor (MDI) Rotary. When not in the office Stefanie enjoys traveling, reading a good mystery in front of the fire, exploring all Acadia has to offer, and spending time with her husband Ty and daughter Abigail.