Mary joined Phase 3 as a Vice President in August, 2014 as a result of Phase 3’s acquisition of The Reynolds Group and brings 25 years of award-winning marketing and public relations experience within the hospitality, commercial real estate, consumer brand and communications industries. In January of 2017, she was promoted to Senior Vice President and leads a team of public relations and marketing professionals creating and implementing local, regional and national communications strategies for retail openings, company and product launches, community affairs, crisis control, media training and integrated internal and external marketing.
Mary has worked with some of the country’s most recognized celebrity chefs, sports and entertainment personalities. Her clients include Wolfgang Puck, former NFL quarterback John Elway, artist Dale Chihuly, NASCAR owner Brian France, Tom Colicchio of Top Chef and Craft Restaurants, racing legend Mario Andretti, and chef-restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, in addition to executing special events with Richard Blais, Art Smith and the Food Network’s Rachel Ray, Alton Brown and Tyler Florence.
Before launching The Reynolds Group in 1999, her portfolio of experience includes serving in roles of increasing responsibility with Equity Group Investments, Dave & Buster’s Inc., the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, and as the spokesperson for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, where she began her career and completed two tours of duty visiting seven countries with the USO.
Mary has served in a volunteer leadership role for a plethora of charitable organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Alumni Association, The James Beard Foundation, Les Dames d’Escoffier, Project Open Hand, Share Our Strength and the Southern Foodways Alliance.