1. Mary Akpobome was born on July 11, 1968, to Ben Bassey Udoh, and Janet Bassey Udoh in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria.
2. She attended Qua Iboe Mission Secondary School, Etinan, Akwa Ibom and proceeded to the University of Benin where she studied Theatre Arts graduating in 1991.
3. Mary started her banking career in 1991 and in her over 2 decades of banking experience she has worked in Citizens International Bank (now Enterprise Bank Limited, Nigeria) and Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank). Before joining Heritage Banking Company Limited as a pioneer Executive Director.