Mary is the Chair and Chief Executive Officer at Colorescience, a former division of SkinMedica Inc. where she served as Chief Executive Officer from 2008 until 2012. She led the successful sale of the company to Allergan, Inc. for $350 million with the potential for another $25 million contingent on certain sales milestones.
Mary has spent more than 30 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, including management and leadership positions at Acorda Therapeutics, Cephalon, Immunex and Boehringer Ingelheim. She also serves on the board of directors of Sientra and Dermata Therapeutics.
Mary was honored as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for San Diego, California, and received the EY Venture Capital Award of Excellence. She was also recently named a finalist for Most Admired CEO by the San Diego Business Journal.