Ms. Isaksen is the owner of Isaksen Fish Co. and the Euro at Phoenix Store, both in Fairhaven. She is a lifelong resident of Fairhaven, who as the daughter and granddaughter of fishermen, grew up around the fishing industry. In addition to her Fairhaven businesses, Ms. Isaksen is very active in the local community.
She has served on the boards of the Fairhaven Commissioner of Trust Funds, the Oxford/Rogers Study Committee, the Fairhaven High School Alumni Association, the Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society, the Board of Trustees for Millicent Library. Additionally, Ms. Isaksen participates in various competitive sporting events, including rowing, tennis and running.