Mary E. McBride

Independent Director


B.A. in Political Science, Wellesley College
M.S. in European Studies, London School of Economics
M.S. in Applied Economics and International Management and Finance, Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Ms. Mary E. McBride is an independent director on the board of directors for CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. McBride served as President of CoBank, ACB from 2013 to 2016.   She joined CoBank in 1993 serving in various executive roles in loan policy, syndications, corporate finance, operations, and energy banking. Prior to her term as bank president, she was chief operating officer and chief banking officer.   From 2006 until 2012, McBride also served on the Biomass Technical Advisory and Research Committee of the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture. In addition, she held officer positions at First Interstate Bank of Denver and First National Bank of Boston before joining CoBank.

McBride currently chairs Mile High United Way in Denver.

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