As Chief Growth Officer, Mary focuses on driving organizational growth by leading business development, recruiting high-level talent, building and supporting new specialty areas and geographic locations, M&A, marketing, and strategic carrier relationships. She has been an integral leader in Woodruff Sawyer’s expansion, leading the opening of seven new offices in the last four years. She joined Woodruff Sawyer in 2002 as the leader of the firm’s Technology Practice and has led the Property & Casualty (P&C) practice and served as Chief Operating Officer before being named to this new role in 2015.
Mary has over 25 years of insurance experience and has gained national recognition for her leadership. She has been featured on the covers of both Insurance Journal and Leader’s Edge magazine. She was named as one of the industry’s “Women to Watch” in 2008 by Business Insurance magazine.
Mary earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed an executive management program with Smith College. She holds the CPCU and ARM designations.