Mary McBride serves as CoBank’s president and is responsible for all of the bank’s lending units as well as Credit, Banking Services, Government Affairs, Public Private Partnerships and Corporate Communications. Ms. McBride is a member of the bank’s Management Executive Committee and serves as chairwoman of Farm Credit Leasing.
Ms. McBride joined CoBank in 1993. Prior to her current position, she was the bank’s chief banking officer. Ms. McBride also has served as chief operating officer and as executive vice president for the bank’s Communications and Energy Banking Group, serving rural communications, energy and water customers across the United States. In total, she has more than 30 years of financial experience. Before joining CoBank, Ms. McBride worked as senior vice president of Wells Fargo/First Interstate Bank of Denver, N.A. Prior to that, she was assistant vice president at Bank of Boston.
Ms. McBride earned a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Science degree from Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.