Mary Tobin is the Manager of Development & Strategic Initiatives at the New England Venture Capital Association, where she leads the organization’s gender equity and immigration initiatives in addition to organizing major events and building member and sponsor relationships. She is passionate about creating impactful initiatives that solve real problems.
A resourceful advocate and executor, Mary founded and ran a startup in college that garnered IDEA, Rough Draft Ventures, and Dorm Room Fund investments. She graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Finance and Political Science after founding TEDxNortheasternU, serving as President of the Film Enthusiasts Club, and receiving the Huntington 100 Award. She volunteers as a venture coach with IDEA: Northeastern's Venture Accelerator and as a money manager for low-income seniors through the Boston Money Management Program. She hails from Iowa.