Mary is the founder of brand marketing consultancy Nest New England. As an industry leader with strategic expertise in building brands, expanding audiences and creating best in class sales and marketing teams, she’s been recognized for building businesses heavy on collaboration and developing high performance teams with superior talent, creativity and diversity. During her 30+ year career in New York, Mary served in management leadership roles across a wide range of national media titles, from VP, Publisher, Chief Revenue Officer at Hearst Corporation; VP, Publisher at Time Inc.; and with the New York Times Magazine Division. Mary commuted to her work in Manhattan from her home in Chatham for 15 years, and has deep ties to the community.
Mary’s experience with women’s mentorship and philanthropic works extends from her past Presidency of Advertising Women of New York, the largest organization of its kind in the country –with career path mentoring and scholarship programs at its core –and as a board director of Cosmetic Executive Women and board director of its philanthropic arm, Cancer and Careers. As a now full time resident of Cape Cod, Mary’s passion to turn her experience with women’s issues toward a locally based organization of the highest caliber drives her commitment and support of WE CAN and its mission of empowering women and creating positive change for them, their families and their community.