Mary Fedewa

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Known throughout the industry for her business acumen and solutions-oriented charisma, Mary Fedewa currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer.


Mary co-founded STORE Capital in 2011, has served as a member of its Board of Directors since 2016, and was named Chief Operating Officer in 2017. She was appointed President in September 2020 and ascended to Chief Executive Officer in April 2021. Mary has played a key role in the Company’s portfolio growth while leading all areas of operations.


Mary initially formed STORE Capital’s acquisitions team, providing our company with a distinct strategic advantage and leading the growth of demand for efficient net-lease capital solutions among middle market and larger companies. She brings extensive industry knowledge, passion for our business, and organizational expertise vital to our continued success.


Prior to co-founding STORE Capital, Mary spent several years investing as principal in single-tenant commercial real estate for private real estate companies. From 2004 to 2007, she was a Managing Director of Acquisitions at Spirit Finance Corporation, where she originated a significant volume of net lease transactions in a wide range of industries across the United States.


Mary also held a variety of positions within GE Capital, concluding as a Senior Vice President within the Consumer Finance Division. Throughout her GE Capital tenure, she held leadership positions within Mortgage Insurance, Private Label Financing and Commercial Finance, and served as a GE Quality Leader.

Her Six Sigma Black Belt certification – a business standard of excellence from her GE Capital days – continues to convey her mastery of techniques and tools focused on achieving sustained quality improvement, management leadership and measurable financial returns.


In 2017, Mary received a coveted Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year in Business Services. She was also announced as one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona by Az Business and AZRE magazines in 2021. Mary earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management with a concentration in Finance from North Carolina State University and graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors.