Stephen H. Connolly is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Steve Connolly Seafood Company, Inc. The company’s waterfront, retail store is located in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Steve started his career in seafood with the mission to supply his clients with “Pure Fresh™” seafood of unsurpassed quality, endless variety, superlative service and fair prices. With this burning ambition, in less than eight years, the company became the nation’s leading full service fresh seafood house. In 1990 The United States Small Business Administration named Steve Connolly and his company The Small Business Person of the Year for Massachusetts.

The company’s client list reads like the Who’s Who of premier hotels, restaurants, clubs and resorts in the nation.


Steve is a member of the following associations: American Culinary Federation, Massachusetts Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association, Massachusetts Lodging Association, National Fisheries Institute, Ocean Trust Blue Fishermen's Association, Gloucester Chamber Of Commerce, United States Chamber Of Commerce, Newmarket Business Association, National Federation Of Independent Business, New England Fisheries Developement Association, Epicurean Club Of Boston, Les Amis d'Escoffier Association, L'Ordre Mondial Des Gourmets, Chaine De Rotisseurs, Contact Club Of Boston, One Hundred Club Of Massachusetts, Steve was also past president of: Invitation Club Of Boston, Gloucester Fisheries Association, New England Fisheries Development Association.

Steve Connolly Seafood Company, Inc. received the following awards: S.B.A. Small Business Person of The Year For Massachusetts, Les Amis d'Escoffier Purveyor Of The Year, Epicurean Club Purveyor Of The Year, Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist, Blue Chip Enterprise Award Winner.