/ Advisory board member
Mary Egan is the founder and ceo of gatheredtable.com, a Seattle-based start-up at the intersection of food and technology.
The mission of gatheredtable is to foster the creation of homemade meals by addressing the root causes that make them hard to achieve for busy households.
Prior to founding gatheredtable.com, Ms Egan led Global Strategy and Corporate Development for Starbucks, supporting CEO and Chairman Howard Schultz and his leadership team during a period of rapid growth during which the stock price more than doubled. Prior to Starbucks, Ms Egan spent 14 years in the New York Office of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where she was a Partner and Managing Director.
At BCG, Ms. Egan developed an extensive track record of catalyzing transformational growth in leading consumer brands.
Equal parts right brain and left, she has been frequently sought out for both CFO and CMO roles.
Ms Egan holds a BA in urban studies from Barnard College, Columbia University, an MSEd from Bank Street Graduate School of Education, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Prior to her business career, she worked in public education, including five years as a middle school mathematics teacher at a public school in Harlem in NYC.
She lives on an island near Seattle with her husband and three children and serves on the following boards: Thrive by Five Washington; YouthCare; the Crystal Mountain Alpine Club (CMAC) ski team, Les Schwab Tire Centers, and Angel Capital Management.