Join Director of MBA Admissions Mary McNamara and Graduate Certificate student Andrea Pinto Quiroz for an informal “Ask Me Anything” about the Graduate Certificate programs. This is a great opportunity to learn more, ask questions, and find out how a graduate business education from D'Amore-McKim can enrich your skillset, expand your network, and enhance your professional potential.

Some of the frequently discussed topics that we can address during this chat:

  • The application process – Find out what our admissions team looks for to make your application stand out.
  • Program cost – Northeastern has a variety of financial aid options.
  • Student experience – Learn more about why other students have chosen a graduate certificate from D'Amore-McKim and how it is helping them further their career goals.


Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara is the Director of MBA Admissions, she leads prospective MBA students through their admissions journey. She also manages admissions and recruiting for the MS in Management and Graduate Certificate programs.

Mary has a passion for entrepreneurship and is 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. She draws on her experience coaching and advising founders as she supports graduate business candidates pursuing their academic and professional goals.

Mary entered a career in higher education in 2019, serving on the MBA admissions committee at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She continues to serve as managing director at Angel Healthcare Investors and was a founding member of the Angel Capital Association.

Previously, she was the COO of an early-stage digital health company and a marketing VP with Fidelity Investments. Early in her career, Mary held roles in software development at John Hancock, NYNEX, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Bankers Trust Company.

Graduate Certificate Student

Andrea Pinto Quiroz is a Graduate Assistant and Student Ambassador. She works with the Admissions team by creating event content, hosting events, and outreach to prospective and current D'Amore-McKim students through in-person and online events. She also works with the Marketing team to draft event copy for the website and email outreach in support of DMSB's events.

Prior to joining D'Amore-McKim, Andrea held positions in account management at a marketing agency in Peru where she executed digital projects and content strategy, as well as oversaw and managed her team.