Mary Ann Cloyd is the Director of Bellerophon Therapeutics. Mary Ann was a senior Partner with PwC until her retirement in June 2015. Most recently she was the Leader of PwC's Center for Board Governance. The Center’s mission is to help directors effectively meet the challenges of their critical roles by sharing governance leading practices, publishing thought leadership materials, offering forums on current issues, and meeting with boards of directors, audit committees, and executives to share insights into significant governance challenges and developments.
Mary Ann has over 39 years of public accounting experience serving multinational corporate clients in a variety of industries. She has served on both PwC's Global and US Boards of Partners and Principals. Mary Ann also has substantial operational experience. She was the Tax Market Leader for the Southern California, Phoenix and Las Vegas tax practices for many years.
On the US Board Mary Ann chaired the Risk Management, Ethics & Compliance Committee and the Partner Admissions Committee. She was also on the Management Executive Compensation Committee, Finance and People Committees. On the Global Board she served on the Risk and Operations Committee and the Clients Committee.
Mary Ann currently serves on the board of Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. She is chair of the Audit Committee and also on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Active in professional and community organizations, Mary Ann is on the Board of Trustees of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable Foundation, Inc. and was President of the Foundation for many years. She is also Chair of the UCLA Iris Cantor Women's Center Advisory Board and on the Board of Directors for the GeffenPlayhouse. She has previously been a member of the United Way of Southern California Women Leaders' Steering Committee and the Baylor Business School Advisory Board. In addition, she has been on the Boards of the California Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement and the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles.
Mary Ann graduated Summa Cum Laude from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.