Mara is a veteran entrepreneur and organizational leader with roots in social entrepreneurship, education, and local food. She is currently CEO of Boundless Landscapes, a public benefit corporation focused on scaling local food solutions. Mara has led several other impact-driven enterprises (nonprofit and for-profit), including Hatch Lab, The Wellness Initiative, and Playing To Win. Mara previously led the social entrepreneurship program at the NYU Stern School of Business and has mentored and supported aspiring social entrepreneurs and changemakers throughout her career. She received an MBA from Columbia Business School, an MA in education from Columbia University's Teachers College, and a BA from Macalester College.