Mary is a Principal at ndp | analytics. Here, she serves dual roles of economist and communications director. She works closely with clients to design and conduct quantitative and qualitative research that can be directly incorporated into advocacy and communications campaigns. Before joining ndp | analytics, Mary was an Account Executive at the Kellen Company where she provided full service management, including government affairs work and strategic consulting, to trade associations in the payments and food-business industries. Mary holds a Master’s in Applied Economics from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor’s in International Relations and French from State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo.
She first worked with refugees while volunteering for International Rescue Committee in Atlanta, GA. She is energized by Upwardly Global’s mission to help skilled workers move into skilled jobs, and believes strongly in the contribution that refugees and immigrants bring to the economy and communities.