Employee-Owner Spotlight | Mary Kozicki LaFontaine | Director, Employee Development & Engagement

What places have you lived in throughout your life?
Wisconsin and Maine.

What three traits define you?
Authentic, Creative, and Spirited.

What inspired you to work for Sebago Technics?
President, Mark Adams, initially and evidence of the “Sebago Way” during my interview process was very impactful!

What is your favorite part of the type of work that you do?
People…it’s all about the people.

What was the most unusual or interesting job you had before Sebago? 
When in HS, I worked for the WI Department of Natural Resources at a Youth Conservation Camp.  One of our jobs was to clean walking trails.  The things we found on the trails could fill a book!

What are your hobbies outside the office?
Walking with my dog, Miss Millie; photography; collecting and displaying a Department 56 Christmas Village with my husband, Richard.

Favorite thing to do in Maine?
Ocean, Lobster, entertaining family and friends when they visit Maine.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Cheeseburgers with bacon.

Top three life highlights?
International Travel: Europe 2x, Mexico, Caribbean and Canada many times; my move to Maine; my son, Tristan.

What is your hidden talent?
I love officiating weddings—it’s the only reason I became a Notary.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
Definitely a cat.

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation?

Favorite Holiday:
Christmas, by far.

What is the best concert you attended?
Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans.

What are you excited about at Sebago?
Being challenged with new projects and opportunities and this amazing team of people.

Tell us something that might surprise us about you.
I am an introvert and need time alone but I am high functioning in groups.

Favorite place(s) to go in Maine?
Anything coastline, from the islands to the sandy beaches, to the cliffs and stone beaches of Washington County.