Mary Agnew brings nearly 20 years of PR experience ranging from fine arts and culture to high-tech, and has been with C3 Collective from the beginning. Mary has served in high-profile communications positions, such as the Communications Manager at the Portland Japanese Garden. There she managed international, national and local media relations, community outreach, and edited the monthly membership newsletter. Prior to that she was Media Relations Manager at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, where she managed media outreach and events surrounding a wide range of initiatives including major art exhibitions, research and conservation, and fundraising.
Before her days in non-profit, Mary worked at Lois Paul & Partners, a Boston-based PR agency that specializes in high-tech. During her time there she managed media outreach on major brands such as IBM and Nortel Networks, as well as start-ups including IMlogic (later acquired by Symantec) and OnFiber (later acquired by Qwest Communications).
Mary received a bachelor’s degree in English from Framingham State University and a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication from Emerson College. Mary runs a busy household with her husband, son and three stepsons.