Marysue K. Shore
Earlier in her career, Marysue worked at the World Bank Group, first in the Southern Africa Department coordinating the Bank’s investment and advisory work in the region. She later directed a global, multi-investor fund providing financing to telecommunication and information technology projects worldwide. She has worked closely with corporations, not-for-profit organizations and government officials worldwide structuring public-private partnerships that generate sustainable growth and development for all parties.
Marysue holds a Master’s degree in International Business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, and a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Business Management and in Spanish from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has completed coursework in international finance and marketing at the Universidad de San Luis in Madrid, Spain. She is proficient in Spanish, French and Portuguese.
She is a member of the U.S. President’s Trade Advisory Committee on Africa and served on the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee, and is a frequent commentator on investment and trade in emerging markets and lecturer on finance and risk management in international trade.
On April 15, 2002, Marysue was formally adopted as a member of the Maasai tribe of Kenya.