Mary Steele Guilfoile
Chairman of MG Advisors, Inc.
Mary Steele Guilfoile is the Chairman of MG Advisors, Inc., a privately-owned financial services merger and acquisition advisory and consulting services firm.
Guilfoile’s professional history includes 20 years on Wall Street and another nine years with professional service firms focused on Wall Street. A dozen of those years were spent with JP Morgan Chase and its predecessor companies, Chase Manhattan Corporation and Chemical Banking Corporation, as Executive Vice President and Corporate Treasurer, Chief Administrative Officer for its Investment Bank and various merger integration, executive management and strategic planning positions. Prior to her recent tenure (from 2000 to October 2002) with JPMorgan, She spent five years with the private investment and merger and acquisition advisory firm The Beacon Group as an owner and partner, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. She continues as a partner of the investment arm of that firm. Early in her career, Guilfoile was with Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Booz Allen Hamilton, a strategic consulting firm based in New York. She has maintained her CPA license throughout her career.
Ms. Guilfoile received a B.S. in Accounting (summa cum laude) from Boston College Carroll School of Management in 1976 and her MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1984.
In 1991, Ms. Guilfoile was named to the Board of Trustees of Boston College where she currently serves on the Finance and Audit Committee. She has previously served on the Development Committee and the Executive Campaign Committee. Guilfoile also recently co-chaired the Boston College Wall Street Council as well as the Task Force on Women and Boston College and is a founding member of The Council for Women of Boston College. Since 1999, Guilfoile has coordinated BC Connections, a mentoring program for undergraduate female Boston College students. In September of 2001, she was presented with the Award for Excellence in Commerce by the Boston College Alumni Association.
Guilfoile is a member of the Board of Directors of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Hudson Ltd. and Pitney Bowes Inc.
She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Interpublic Group since 2007.