Mary is a seasoned corporate executive, human capital consultant and published author. Her global enterprise roles have included Chief Learning Officer, Chief Talent Officer, Global Head of Employee Experience, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition to consulting with Fortune 100 firms on their talent agendas, Mary has worked for such notable brands as AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Wachovia, SunTrust, Morningstar, The NeuroLeadership Institute, Deloitte and EY.
Her executive advisory roles have included the Association for Training Development (ATD) Board of Directors, Bersin by Deloitte’s Advisory Council, and The Conference Board’s Council on Learning, Development and Organizational Performance and multiple early stage businesses. As an executive coach, she specializes in advising women CEOs leading start-ups, as well as high performing talent seeking career transitions.
A frequent industry speaker, Mary has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, PwC’s strategy+business, Fast Company, Quartz, Reworked, Talent Management, T+D, CLO, Selling Power and Consulting magazines. She’s the co-author of Learning that CLICS: Using Behavioral Science for Effective Design. As a regular contributor to Reworked magazine, her articles are widely read and shared.
Under her leadership, her teams have won awards from Bersin & Associates for leadership development, Brandon Hall for sales talent management, CLO Magazine for academic partnerships, Training Magazine’s Top 125, ATD BEST for exceptional enterprise learning and Consulting Magazine as one of the top management consulting firms for building a career.
Mary resides in Atlanta, GA, USA with her amazing daughters who brighten her life every day.