governments to get and keep girls in school. She has provided consulting services to world-renown non-profit, Ashoka, Innovators for the Public, a 37 year old organization that has funded over 1,800 social entrepreneurs across the world. She also helped launch and establish a private network of ultra-high-net-worth philanthropists which included over 150 families. Her primary responsibilities included program development, recruitment of new families through institutional partnerships, and marketing. Events featured prominent speakers including Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel, Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute, Queen Noor, Fareed Zakaria, Newsweek, and Bill Moyers.
Maryann was formerly Vice President, Family Education Services and Senior Marketing Representative at the Harris Private Bank, Chicago. With Harris Bank from 1998 - 2002, Maryann oversaw the development and strategic direction of educational events designed to address the issues and opportunities in wealth management. With Harris Bank’s parent company, Bank of Montreal, Maryann spearheaded one of the first private bank cross-border initiatives by introducing educational wealth management events to the Canadian private bank market.
Maryann was member of the Planning Committee for The Asian Development Bank’s 2016 Food Security Forum, served as a judge from 2008-2011 for the New York University Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Program in Social Entrepreneurship. She is on the Advisory Board for Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy Program at The American College. Maryann is a frequent speaker at wealth management/family office events and university forums including the Campden's Family Business Forum, Columbia Business School Family Business Conference and Wharton’s Family Business Program.