Executive Assistant
Mary Brennan


  • California State University, Northridge BA Political Science

Community Involvement

  • Girl Scouts San Diego, Past Member

  • PHHS Foundation 

Mary McKeown Brennan is an Executive Assistant at Dowling & Yahnke.

Since joining Dowling & Yahnke in 2015, Mary has worked alongside Will Beamer to deliver attentive, friendly, and professional service to the Firm’s clients. She holds the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Mary was raised in San Diego and currently lives in the San Carlos area with her daughter. She has spent time volunteering with the Patrick Henry High School Foundation and Girls Scouts of San Diego.


What do you find most rewarding about working at Dowling & Yahnke? 

Knowing that our clients appreciate everything we do for them. 


What quality of yours makes you best suited for what you do? 

I love helping people. 


What is your favorite spot in San Diego? 

The Coronado Ferry Landing. It is the most beautiful view of the downtown skyline. 


Do you have any pets? Do you have a favorite pet? 

I have had pets all my life. My favorite pet was a cat I had as a kid. She was the sweetest thing in the world.


What was the best concert you have ever attended?

Paul McCartney