Catherine Bassett, Allen Harim
Catherine Bassett, director of public relations, Allen Harim
SEAFORD, Del. – Allen Harim has named Catherine M. Bassett, a former public relations consultant, as the new director of public relations. Bassett has been running her own public relations company since 2009.

“I’ve worked with Allen Harim for the past two years as a consultant, and I’ve been consistently impressed with the company’s leadership, their dedication to their employees, and their commitment to the community,” Bassett said. “I look forward to sharing that story and helping them continue to give back to the communities that have blessed them.”

Bassett began her career in Salisbury, Maryland, as a newspaper reporter for The Daily Times in 1989. She later served as communications director and district director for Congressman Wayne T. Gilchrest (R-Maryland-1st) for 16 years. Bassett started her own public relations company, CMBassett Consulting LLC, in 2009, and has worked with a range of clients including Delmarva Power, the Ocean City Air Show, Maryland Capital Enterprises and the Delmarva Zoological Society.

“She will be a great addition to our team,” said Joe Moran, president and CEO of Allen Harim. “She has great experience and a network of contacts that will serve this company well.”

Bassett lives in Salisbury with her two children.