Mary leads Wheels’ Human Resources department, which includes HR strategy, employee relations, talent acquisition, talent management, engagement, organizational design, compensation, benefits, HRIS and internal communications. Mary also leads our Facilities and Mail Center functions.
Mary has more than 25 years of human resources, labor relations and global experience. Prior to joining Wheels in 2015, Mary held top HR roles at World Kitchen, Navistar and Tribune Company. Mary also headed up her own HR consulting business, where she focused on conducting HR assessments, developing innovative ways to enhance employee engagement, providing leadership coaching, and designing HR policies, procedures and programs.
A graduate of DePaul University, Mary is active in many professional organizations and is on the board of the National Latino Education Institute (NLEI) and Empowering Women Network’s Advisory Board. She previously served on the board of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and has been a speaker at a number of conferences, including the Diversity Best Practices and Solutions Conference, Benedictine University’s Women’s Leadership Summit, Empowering Women Network and the Illinois Diversity Council.