MaryLongIrwin

Mary Long-Irwin

Director of International Development / Consultant – Thunder Bay

For over 10 years, Mary was the Executive Director for Northern Ontario Angels,
an organization that matches Entrepreneurs with Angel Investors across
Northern Ontario. Mary has transitioned into an international consulting role and
continues to cover the Thunder Bay area and other parts of Northwestern
Ontario.

Under her guidance Northern Ontario Angels was named the #1 Angel
Organization in North America. As of December 2021, there have been
approximately 460 deals completed totaling close to $700 million of investment
into the northern Ontario economy. Over $200 million alone from our investors.

Prior to this, Mary was the President/CEO of The Thunder Bay Chamber of
Commerce for 10 years. She worked closely with businesses and three levels of
Government to ensure the growth of business and economic development
opportunities throughout Northwestern Ontario. She was also the CEO for
Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce.

During the 1990’s Mary was the General Manager, Principal Lender, and
Business Consultant to over 500 businesses, for Superior North Community
Corporation for 10 years. Prior to this Mary was an owner of two very successful
businesses and taught in the Business Program at Confederation College.

Mary was born, raised, and educated in Thunder Bay and continues to provide
business advisory services to many area businesses and remains a strong
advocate for business and industry.

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