Carolyn Brodsky is President of Sterling Rope Company, Inc. in Biddeford, Maine, a leading life-safety rope manufacturer. Prior to her work with Sterling, Ms. Brodsky founded and ran Marketing Basics Applied, Inc., a marketing and sales consulting firm focused on the marine industry. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Outdoor Foundation and the Climbing Wall Association. Carolyn received a BA from Smith College in 1980, and is a lifelong sailor, skier and outdoor enthusiast. In acknowledgment of her leadership, Carolyn was named “Woman to Watch” by MaineBiz in 2012.