Mary champions the growth of leaders and the impact of social sector organizations, including through previous work with America’s Promise Alliance, College Board, CPB, the GradNation, MENTOR, and AmeriCorps Alums. She also serves as an adjunct professor in leadership at the University of Virginia, faculty for the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Results Count™ leadership development program, and on the national steering committees of Equity in the Center and New Politics.
Mary earned her BA from the University of Virginia and her MPA from Princeton. She is an alumna of AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps. She got her start in the nonprofit sector interning at the Spanish American Committee in Cleveland, Ohio and now lives in the Washington, D.C. area.
Mary joined the foundation as its first executive director; she has B.A.’s indomitable will to make things happen.