CEO & Chief Investment Officer
Mary co-founded Pugh Capital in 1991 and has 39 years of institutional investment experience. Her vision in founding Pugh Capital was to create a diverse Seattle-based asset management firm that clients view as a trusted partner. As Chief Investment Officer, Mary is responsible for establishing the firm’s investment strategy. She is an active member of the broader investment community and frequently contributes to industry panels and thought leadership. In 2016, she was honored with Seattle Business Magazine 2016 Executive Excellence Award as a CEO of the Year.
Ms. Pugh has a long history of community service. She is a member of the Seattle Foundation Investment Committee, President of the Scholarship Fund for Rainier Scholars, and is President of the Greater Seattle Chapter of the Links. She is a past board member of the Seattle Branch of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank and The Seattle Foundation. Ms. Pugh graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Economics.