She is Personal Brand Expert, three-time Amazon #1 Best Selling Author, Speaker, Fashion and Color Authority, she is an Entrepreneur and celebrated guest on many stages and TV shows. Mary has an extensive fashion retail background that includes holding the prestigious 5th Avenue Club Director at Saks Fifth Avenue in Ft. Lauderdale and serving as their interim creative director. Mary’s fashion credits include: Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, YSL, St. John, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, Laura Ashley, Ted Baker and countless others. She also produced for The Aventura Mall, Town Center Mall, Fashion Island Mall and Macy’s NYC. Mary worked as the fashion and marketing director for publications including Boca Magazine, Salt Lake City Magazine and Utah Bride and Groom. Award-Winning Humanitarian and Advocate for Women and Children with tireless commitment and work in the nonprofit, charitable sector, she appears across the broadcast platforms and speaks on Personal Branding and Marketing, Fashion and Style, Color, Self-Empowerment, and Women’s inspiration. Mary’s philanthropic efforts include UNICEF, The American Cancer Society, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Orange County, Boca West Children’s Foundation, Bonnet House, Holy Cross Hospital, The Junior League, Pet Set, The Symphony of the Americas, Florida Grand Opera, Young At Art, The Design Center of the Americas, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Women in Distress, The Boys and Girls Club of Broward, Kids In Distress and The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art. She is an internationally recognized guest on many stages and TV shows, most recently The Today Show, sharing her expertise on Personal Branding and Relationships. Her innate understanding and 50-year career in fashion, design, branding and marketing envisions fashion as a celebration of life as “second skin”. She has created a new paradigm for what it is to be a global solo woman entrepreneur in the fashion and textile industry translating the essence of couturier for all women and men in a way that honors and communicates authenticity, legacy, self-empowerment and global sustainability.