Join us at the upcoming Access MBA in Washington D. C. on Saturday, February 10, 2024.  Access MBA is a series of one-on-one events that connect candidates with admissions representatives from top-ranked business schools worldwide.

Access MBA is free to register and attend.


  • 9:45 a.m.: Welcome desk opens
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: Alumni Panel Discussion
  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.: 1-on-1 & small group meetings with business schools

We frequently host virtual events to highlight what sets our MBA program apart. Join an upcoming event to learn about our corporate residency, global field studies and other unique aspects of our MBA program.

Meet Mary:

Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions. She provides strategic leadership and direction for the marketing, recruitment, and admissions activities for the Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, specialty masters, and graduate certificate programs. Mary fulfills her passion for serving entrepreneurs as a co-chair of the McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network at Northeastern, a professional advisor at the MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and a MassChallenge HealthTech judge.

Following over three decades in the private sector, Mary joined Northeastern University in 2020. She continues to serve as managing director at Angel Healthcare Investors and was a founding member of the Angel Capital Association. Previously, Mary was the COO of an early-stage digital health company and a marketing VP with Fidelity Investments. Early in her career, she worked in software development at John Hancock, NYNEX, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Bankers Trust Company.

Mary earned an EdD in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Bowdoin College.