Mary Persson

Mary is the City of Edmonton's Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager for the Financial and Corporate Services department. She has been with the City since January 2020.

Mary is a senior executive with many years of leadership experience in large, complex organizations, including the Government of Alberta, University of Alberta and the RCMP. She has an MBA from the U of A, is a Fellow with the Chartered Professional Accountants, and has earned certifications in Risk Management Assurance and Auditing. She has her ICD.D designation and has served on numerous boards over the years, including as a board member for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Francis Winspear Centre for Music.