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Mary D. Gale  


A.B., Mount Holyoke College
M.B.A., Harvard Business School
Academic Division

Faculty Advisor, John E. and Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator Program 2011-2012
Mentor, Summer Venture Program 2011

Ms. Gale is an entrepreneur, business leader, and consultant with over 20 years of strategic, marketing, and operations experience across a broad range of industries including software-based services, diagnostics, telecommunications, surface preparation, consumer electronics, consumer packaged goods and education.

Ms. Gale has been involved in eight start-ups as an investor, director, and/or senior executive. Most recently, she served as CEO of a start-up software services business, Pet Health Network, Inc. She was also a senior marketing executive at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. during a period of early growth through IPO. She began her career in product management at General Foods. Her consulting experience includes Booz, Allen; Marketing Corporation of America (boutique consulting firm in Westport, Connecticut); and her own assignments.

She currently serves on the boards of Sponge-Jet, Inc., Portsmouth, NH (advanced, recyclable, industrial surface preparation technology); Gould Academy, Bethel, Maine; and The Kelly Brush Foundation, Burlington, VT (provider of grants for adaptive sports equipment for people with spinal cord injuries).​​​