Mary joined Arts & Business as National Director NI in 2008. In 2011 when A&B NI set up as an independent company she became CEO.
Previously she was Head of Marketing & Development at the Ulster Orchestra, Lyric Theatre and the Grand Opera House in Belfast. She also worked in a trade marketing role in the private sector for Bass Brewers Belfast and spent some time marketing leisure services in Manchester.
Mary has also been a member of the advisory committee for Creative & Cultural Skills in Northern Ireland.