Mary Houghton was President of ShoreBank Corporation and one of its four founders. She serves as a Director of two financial services companies: BASICS and its subsidiary BSFL in Hyderabad, India and its U.S. affiliate LBI and Vancity Community Investment Bank, wholly owned subsidiary of Vancity Credit Union in Vancouver, British Columbia.
She is a director of the Grassroots Business Fund, Equator Capital Partners, Craft3 and Northern Initiatives. She has an M.A. from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University and B.A. cum laude from Marquette University.