Mary has 20+ years of experience working with top corporate and multinational companies. She launched a consulting business to advise startups and small-scale companies on best practices and professional strategies. Mary enjoys freelancing because it allows her to work on different and exciting projects and leverage her experiences to help firms maximize value and build sustainable businesses.
Handled corporate and consultancy projects, spanning B2B and B2C clients, from startups to larger corporates, and projects across various sectors in areas of strategy, business development, country entry assistance, marketing, and training.
Collaborated with publicly traded and privately-owned firms, advised and worked with various product and service area categories, including apparel, logistics, pharma, healthcare, education, home decor, textiles, bed and bath, and retail companies.
Led strategic business plans, new store marketing and opening plans, the turnaround of poor-performing stores, marketing activities for a 400+ store chain, brand promotion, primary and secondary market research, and location and competitive analysis.
Increased awareness, demonstrated product benefits, facilitated trials, and built a large customer database for a global Fortune 500 conglomerate by managing a project to recruit, train, and manage 200+ associates across 30 cities.
Contributed to a luxury and premium mall design finalization, zoning, and leasing activity for a large real estate company. Exposed to different concepts, models, and shopping centers in the Middle East, Japan, Malaysia, USA, Germany, and Europe.
Developed franchise models, growth strategies, and management plans.
Focus areas: Strategy, Research, Operations, Promotion, Training, Business Development