Mary is Managing Partner of Bread and Butter Ventures, a Minnesota-based venture capital firm that invests nationally. She brings leadership experience in technology, early stage investing and startup ecosystem growth. Mary was previously an investment partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund where she led dozens of investments in a range of sectors. She began her career with 15 years at Google, working on the company’s IPO, new business development, and was the founding director of Google for Startups, leading the company’s global efforts to support entrepreneurs in over 100 countries.
Mary also co-founded and serves as Executive Director of Silicon North Stars, a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire young Minnesotans from economically underserved communities toward futures in tech. She was named one of Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. Mary serves on the boards of Vital Voices, the Minneapolis Foundation, and the Techstars Foundation. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University.