Mary Bethke is executive assistant at First Light, serving as liaison to the firm’s CEO and providing support and management for all executive-level activities.
Bethke brings nearly three decades of experience as an executive assistant to First Light. Before joining the firm, Bethke was executive administrative assistant to both the chairman of the board and vice chairman/corporate secretary at Horton Holding, Inc., an automotive manufacturing company operating in more than 70 countries worldwide. Prior to this position, she spent 25 years at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce in the roles of executive assistant to the president and director of human resources (HR). In these positions, she provided administrative support to the president, chairperson and volunteer board of directors; served as liaison between the president’s office and other Chamber departments; and developed and executed the organization’s HR services, policies and programs. Bethke graduated from the College of St. Catherine’s with a business administration degree.