Mary Schmid Daugherty, CFA, PhD

Mary Schmid Daugherty, CFA, PhD

Independent Trustee
Chair of the Board, Mairs & Power Funds Trust

Joined the Board in 2010

Senior Fellow in Applied Finance, Department of Finance
University of St. Thomas

Mary joined the Mairs & Power Funds Trust Board in 2010 and serves as Trustee, Chair of the Board since 2018 and is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and Audit Committee of the Board. Mary previously served as Chair of the Audit Committee from 2012 to 2017.

Since 1987, she has taught at University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota as an Associate Professor of Finance. During the five years prior to joining the University, she was an investment officer in the Investment Research Department at First Trust, Inc. in Saint Paul. She also spent two years as a teaching assistant in the Finance Department of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Mary is the author of several financial publications and been has recognized for excellence with a variety of teaching awards. She consults with private family businesses on increasing shareholder value and serves on two private company boards.

Mary is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota, the Association of Investment Management and Research, The Family Firm Institute and the Financial Analysts Federation