Mary Byrne

Director of Finance
San Francisco, CA
Mary joined Ploughshares as Director of Finance in February 2015. As Director of Finance, she manages and administers all aspects of the financial operations. Utilizing her knowledge of nonprofit finance, including endowment fund and pooled income fund investment accounting, Mary oversees operations such as budgeting, financial analysis & reporting, and fund management. 
Prior to joining Ploughshares Fund, Mary worked for several years in the nonprofit healthcare sector. Her background also includes over a decade in the aviation and semiconductor industries. She has a degree in Russian and Soviet Studies from Wesleyan University.
Outside of her work at Ploughshares Fund, Mary acts as a consultant to the Institute for Democratic Education and Culture /