Mari is NorthStar’s Assistant Director of Shareholder Activism, Engagement, and Social Research. Mari drives the shareholder activism arm of NorthStar, with the entire team in support of the firm’s work. As the shareholder advocacy lead, Mari helps NorthStar collectively ask the question: What can we do to help companies push forward and make a difference? Her responsibilities include researching, writing, and filing shareholder proposals, navigating legal challenges from companies in response to our proposals, leading company negotiations, mounting activism campaigns, and voting all corporate proxies for NorthStar clients. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, as well as a master’s from Simmons College.