Mary Wolf-Francis has 25 years professional experience building public private partnerships in the education, workforce and economic development arena at the local, state and national levels. With a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix she seamlessly leads private and public sector entities toward common goals such as the creation of a YOB (Your Own Business) Fair™ and the Arizona Energy Consortium.
As a Business Liaison for the City of Phoenix she kept her finger on the pulse of emerging industries delivering industry intelligence to job seekers, tracking our local talent pool, identifying key training opportunities and working with hiring companies as our state emerged from the recession. In October of 2011 Mary transitioned to Community Liaison for DIRTT Environmental Solutions and then worked in Economic Development for the City of Maricopa.
She first started working in fundraising as the Director of Philanthropy for Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona but now enjoys the position of Development Director at ICM Food and Clothing Bank. The Phoenix Business Journal named Ms. Wolf-Francis one of the top 25 women business leaders in January of 2012.