Mary Bevelock Pendergast joined Fidelity Biosciences as Chief Financial Officer in April 2011 and manages the finance and administrative functions of the firm. Mary has over 25 years of industry-related experience. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mary served in a similar role as the Chief Financial Officer of Globespan Capital Partners, a global venture capital fund investing in go-to-market rounds of information technology companies. Mary was the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration at JAFCO Ventures before joining Globespan. She also served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Pretzel Logic Software, a venture-backed software company, and as Managing Director of the Boston office of cyberCFO. Earlier, Mary was Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Entrepreneurial Services Center, where she advised venture-backed and newly public companies on navigating the financial and operational challenges of growth. She also managed the firm's relationship with a number of venture capital firms.
Mary earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College. She is a member of the Steering Committee of Boston's Women in Alternative Assets and a member of the Council for Women of Boston College.