Gallagher Global Brokerage Team, Gallagher
Mary is a seasoned Business Advisor with over 20 years of experience in helping growing businesses tackle their challenges. She works across diverse industries throughout the business life cycle, including exits, to help create and sustain value, and solve problems that arise at the intersection of operations and business risk management. Her focus is to help businesses protect their people and their total cost of risk.
Mary's clients are businesses that prioritize continuous improvement and view their people as their greatest asset. She assists in fostering an inclusive culture, developing their people, and helps them become the employer of choice. Mary serves as a valuable resource to help protect their business through managing commercial and business liability, benefits, safety, legislative updates, and other business risks.
She works closely with the management team, venture capital, private equity investors, and other advisors to achieve her clients' goals. Mary is a skilled business connector and coordinates a Women's Business Network. She supports entrepreneurs and accomplished business leaders through the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, the LA Times and LA Business Journal CFO, Fastest Growing Companies, and Women Leadership Awards.
Mary is passionate about helping youth through educational programs and believes in empowering women in business. She serves on the board of the Women Founders Network and co-chairs the Youth Education Committee. Mary is a Fast Pitch Judge, a mentor to the Due Diligence Analysts, and supports the Jr. Venture Capitalists. She also mentors for Expert Dojo providing advice to cohorts.
She is a Tradition Fellow and received her B.S. from Cornell University and her Certified Business Performance Advisor from the University Of Houston, Bauer School of Business.