Mary Musacchia

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Mary’s 30 plus years of executive level experience providing business and strategic advice to senior management is now directed toward emerging growth companies providing business development and strategic advice focused on negotiation strategies, business operations and transactional processes, positioning relationships with strategic partners and board development. Mary’s career includes Sr. V.P. for International Business Development, Affiliated Computer Systems, 17 years with SAS Institute where she was Counsel to the CEO, Director of Global Government Affairs and General Counsel, and Senior Counsel at General Telephone. Mary serves as Chair of the Board, First Flight Venture Center, Inc. Past board positions include: Whamtech, Inc., a small technology company specializing in real-time virtual data integration; Center for Board Evaluations, Inc. an early stage company providing board evaluations; Chair, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED); Leadership Triangle; William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science; North Carolina Conference on Women; Information Technology Association of America Software Division; North Carolina Technology Association; and North Carolina Genomics and Bioinformatics Consortium. Mary is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and of Women Corporate Directors. In 2013 Mary was recognized by the NC Women’s Forum for her years of service on public boards and commissions and is the recipient of the 2001 Triangle Business Journal Women in Business Award. She received her J.D. from St. Louis University.