Mary has deep experience as a consultant, an executive and as an executive coach. She has worked with clients across the globe from crown corporations to financial institutions to retailers and companies in the transportation, energy, consumer durables, and several other sectors.
With over 30 years of business experience in strategy and organizational development, Mary helps business leaders hone their leadership skills to align their teams and tackle complex interactions with boards, customers, and other stakeholders.
In addition to founding her own firm, she has been a senior partner with A.T. Kearney, Monitor Group and Oliver Wyman. She has also held executive positions at McDonald’s Corporation in the US, and Alcan and Culinar in Canada.
Mary received her BA with honours from Princeton in 1975 and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1979. She began her career with the Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey & Co.
Mary is a designated ICD.D graduate from the Rotman School and is a member of the Advisory Board of McGill’s School for Continuing Studies; she has served on the Boards of L’Opéra de Montréal and Action against Hunger, and was co-founder of the International Women’s Forum in Canada. She is also a founding member of the Finance and Sustainability Initiative.
American by birth, Mary works in both English and French, and has lived in Montreal since 1980.