Mary has over twenty-five years of varied leadership, management, and business and financial consulting experience including successful turnarounds in the public and private sectors. Mary is a recovering accountant, holding both a CA and CPA, and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and a JD from Arizona State. Her prior work experience includes financial auditing with Richter, Usher, & Vineberg, consulting with Price Waterhouse, and executive positions with Vancouver Community College, AMEC Training & Development, and most recently a one-year consulting contract as Chief Operating Officer with a local online startup, youchange Inc.
A native of Canada, Mary now lives in Phoenix with her husband and teenagers. In addition to volunteering as a mentor, Mary is active in many local groups and organizations including Arizona Tech Council, 85 Broads Phoenix, and Mapendo New Horizons charity.