Executive Vice President, Global Practices and Consulting, NeuroLeadership Institute
Mary’s expertise spans the talent management suite, as she enjoys collaborating with clients to define coherent frameworks for leadership, culture and organizational success. She has held executive talent roles including Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Talent Officer, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, and Chief Learning Officer. Her experience spans the high tech, financial services and management consulting sectors, where she led sales, marketing, as well as human capital functions. Over her career, she has worked for notable brands including AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, Wachovia, SunTrust Banks and Deloitte Consulting. Her leadership foundations were developed with AT&T, which ultimately led to being the Director of Global Sales Enablement for Lucent Technologies.
During the technology and financial sector meltdowns, Mary successfully led teams through disruption and large-scale transformations. Prior to joining NLI, Mary supported clients as a Managing Director with Deloitte Consulting in their Human Capital Practice, as well as with North Highland Consulting. Representative consultancy clients include Marriott, Steelcase, Colgate-Palmolive, Bank of America, ADP, JPMorgan Chase, LensCrafters, William Blair, ConocoPhillips and Microsoft. Mary has served in many executive advisory roles including the Association for Training Development (ATD) Board of Directors, Bersin by Deloitte’s Advisory Council, The Conference Board’s Council on Learning, Development and Organizational Performance, George Mason University’s Chief Talent Officer (CTO) Program, and Study.com, a Silicon Valley start-up focused on disrupting higher education. She’s a frequent industry and executive education speaker, and has been featured in Fast Company, Talent Management, T+D, CLO, Selling Power and Consulting magazines.
Mary enjoys international travel, the arts and being the mom of two life-changing teenage girls. She and her family are based in Atlanta, GA.