Mary Huss has been publisher of the San Francisco Business Times since 1992. In 2018 she was promoted to her current position overseeing the Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times.
Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times are part of American City Business Journals, with 40 multi-media business journals serving local markets across the country.
Mary began her career with business journals as part of the startup team that launched the St. Louis Business Journal and a number of other business journals in the early 1980’s. Before coming to San Francisco, she was publisher of the Philadelphia Business Journal. She has been a reporter, an editor, a circulation director, an advertising sales director and publisher.
Earlier in her career she was a writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and before that, was founding editor of a successful weekly alternative newspaper in St. Louis, The Riverfront Times.
Mary has created many signature events at the Business Times including Corporate Philanthropy Summit and Awards, Fastest Growing Private Companies, Business of Pride, STEM Leadership Summit, Most Influential Women and the Women Who Lead series.
Mary has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from University of Missouri-Columbia.
In 2004, Mary was Board Chair of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and continues to serve on that board. Mary also serves on the board and executive board of the Bay Area Council, the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, and Silicon Valley Leadership Group. She serves on the San Francisco State University Foundation Board and is on the Boards of the Commonwealth Club and Junior Achievement. Mary is past board Chair of PBWC.