Join us for lunch with our guest speaker, Mary L. Burkhardt, co-CEO of McArdle Burkhardt LLC.
Topic: Making Performance Better
Mary L. Burkhardt, BS, MA, CAS, Co-CEO, McArdle Burkhardt LLC, serves clients in leadership development, strategy creation and engagement for execution, positioning ever maturing leaders and team members to win in our highly competitive global marketplace, including how to excel in operational excellence, innovation and create exceptional performance cultures through relationship solutions and building.
Mary is recognized as a performance results leader applying innovative solutions, discipline and best practices to significantly improve and sustain performance in business and education. She helps clients make strategy everyone’s job, leverage and align diversity and culture as a key performance asset, apply methods for simplifying and removing waste in business processes, consolidate functions into shared services to improve efficiency and cost reduction, and implement fast cycles of improvement and strategic transformation renewal for competitive advantage.
As an experienced global change agent, Mary has led leaders and their teams in small, medium and
worldwide organizations to be laser focused on
customer delight, accountability, flexibility, agility and
productivity as compared to the competition. She has demonstrated the ability to build performance-based cultures through proactive relationships with customers, suppliers and team members across multiple organizations. Mary has held a wide range of leadership roles in public and higher education, business units, manufacturing and corporate functions including serving for many years as a Corporate Vice President in a Fortune 500 Company.
Additional education and executive development includes: Finance and Accounting for Non- Financial Managers, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Leadership in the 21st Century, Kenan Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina; Program for Manufacturing Excellence, Carnegie Mellon University; Statistical Thinking for Managers, Joiner Associates; Communication Skills for Managers, Ridge Associates; Lean Thinking and Simplification, Toyota; Quality Management, Dr. Edward Deming; Motorola Six Sigma and Executive Coaching, Coach University.
Mary was recognized for her business leadership in “Changing Focus” by Alecia Swasy, as well as other publications. She wrote the forward to “Why Johnny Still Can’t Read: A New Look at the Scandal of our Schools” by Rudolf Flesch, and was a contributing author to “Empty Pages: A Search for Writing Competence in School and Society” by Clifton Fadiman and James Howard.
To register for this event, contact Michele Hefferon:
585.256.4614 or register below
Please note that cancellations should be sent by Monday Nov. 16 before 11:30 am.
Date(s) - 11/17/2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
1475 East Henrietta Rd
Rochester, New York 14623