Mary Mathews


Mary Mathews is CEO of Mathews and Company; a consulting company founded with the belief that successful entrepreneurs are the backbone of a growing economy and healthy communities.

Mary is a serial entrepreneur. She co-founded the Entrepreneur Fund in 1989 and served as its CEO until she successfully retired in 2013. During her tenure, the Entrepreneur Fund helped entrepreneurs in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin grow over 1,300 companies with technical assistance, support and financing.

She is recognized nationally for her thought leadership in entrepreneurship and small and emerging business. Among other activities, she chaired both the Opportunity Finance Network and the Association for Enterprise Opportunity Boards of Directors.

In this next chapter, she is sharing her unique knowledge and expertise with other entrepreneurs and business professionals through her new endeavor; Mathews and Company.

Mary’s motto

Grow and prosper.