Interim Executive Director

Veteran non-profit executive leading Rainbow Center in interim role

Mary Eversole has over 20 years of distinguished experience leading non-profit organizations and programs. Her extensive background spans across various sectors, including organized medicine, insurance, global health as well as the public and private sector, highlighting her versatility and adaptability in diverse professional landscapes.


Specializing in advocacy and fundraising, Mary is renowned for her exceptional leadership skills and unwavering commitment to advancing organizations she leads. She has a proven record of successfully championing causes and initiatives that uplift communities and promote equity.


Beyond her professional endeavors, Mary is a lifelong ally for the LGBTQ+ community which is rooted in her Friends’ school education. Her advocacy work extends to creating inclusive environments and advocating for equal opportunities for all.


Inspired by the indomitable spirit of Ted Lasso, Mary embodies a contagious sense of optimism and positivity, infusing her workplace and personal interactions with warmth and encouragement. Her ability to inspire and motivate others is a testament to her leadership style, characterized by empathy, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.


Outside of work life, Mary finds solace and rejuvenation in spending quality time with her friends and family. She embraces mindfulness practices such as meditation, fostering inner peace and well-being amidst life's demands. Mary enjoys exploring the breathtaking landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, particularly indulging in serene trips to ocean beaches, where she relishes solace and inspiration in the beauty of nature

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