Mary Bush

President, Bush International

Ms. Bush has served on ManTech’s Board of Directors since 2006. 

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Ms. Bush is an American business executive, corporate director and government official recognized for her expertise in international finance, banking, and corporate governance. She has served three U.S. Presidents and has held private sector senior executive positions. As President of Bush International, Ms. Bush has advised corporate and government clients on strategic business and financial matters.

In 2007, Ms. Bush was appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury to the U.S. Treasury Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession. From 1989 to 1991, she served as managing director and head of the Federal Housing Finance Board, the oversight body for the nation's 12 federal home loan banks. She was responsible for overseeing capital market funding for the banks and for preserving the safety and soundness of the banks while also allocating resources for the liquidity needs of the S&L industry. Before 1989, as Vice President and head of international finance at the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), she led the company into the global capital markets.

From 1982 to 1988, Ms. Bush served as U.S. alternate executive director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a position appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the Senate. In that capacity, she worked with the Treasury Department to set policy on IMF lending and global economic matters. She also led the creation of a lending facility that tied IMF and World Bank lending to free market policy reforms.

Ms. Bush has served on 15 boards throughout her career. She currently serves on the boards of Discover Financial Services, T. Rowe Price Group and Bloom Energy. She previously served on the Boards of Directors of United Airlines, Brady Corporation, Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Marriott International, MGIC Investment Corporation and the Pioneer Family of Mutual Funds.

Ms. Bush received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, from Fisk University.