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About Mary

Mary is a proven leader with more than 35 years of professional experience in healthcare, nonprofit organizations, and higher education. Most recently she served as Vice President of Strategic Operations and Performance Excellence for a well-respected healthcare system. She facilitated system-wide strategy development and implementation for this $2.6B system. Mary has collaborated with executive sponsors on large-scale projects designed to reduce expenses and optimize operations. Her experience also includes working directly with dyad leaders of clinical service lines.

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”


Benjamin Franklin

Having a vision for what you want is not enough. Vision without execution is hallucination.”

Thomas A. Edison

Physicians are going to look at you sideways if you ask them to align, but if you ask them to be the leaders and determine what the future will look like, they will rise to the challenge.”

Lucy Hammerberg, MD

Areas of Expertise


Implementing Strategy

Physician Leadership Development