Mary Lou Herringshaw

Entrepreneurship & Emerging Technology Specialist


Mary Lou Herringshaw | UVC Program ManagerMary Lou Herringshaw is a lifelong resident of Upstate New York.  Her exposure to people and issues in the realm of entrepreneurship and emerging technology began with her serving as Personal Assistant to TriNet HR Corporation’s founder Martin Babinec, a role that has now evolved with his founding of Upstate Venture Connect in 2010.  She is familiar with and interacts with representatives of capital providers, economic development organizations, universities, entrepreneurs and others in the Upstate tech ecosystem as part of her regular duties.


Mary Lou is also active in the local community, currently serving her 10th year as Town Clerk for Danube; she has served on the Little Falls Little League Board for 8 years (3 as president) and just finished 6 years on the Little Falls Youth Wrestling Board.


Mary Lou received her Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1989.