Nancy Coffey, CEO of KTT Enterprises, has built one the largest women-owned manufacturing businesses in Connecticut and proudly stands out as a successful entrepreneur in what is typically a male-dominated industry.

Founded in 2005, the Hamden-based company is a custom Talalay latex foam manufacturer and supplier producing a variety of products ranging from cosmetic applicators for the TV/film industry to custom foam mattresses and high-end furniture cushions. Nearly 100 percent of the products sold by KTT are fabricated in its 14,000 square foot factory.

Soon after launching her business, Coffey turned to the Women’s Business Development Council, a not-for-profit founded in 1997 to provide the training, education and borrowing power necessary to empower women to successfully launch and grow their own businesses.

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