Mara has more than 30 years of retail consulting experience, specializing in the customer facing elements of operations, marketing, and merchandising as well as human resources and talent development, finance and IT. Mara leverages her unique background in Technology and Retail to help clients effectively execute innovations in store/digital brand experience to enhance consumer and associate engagement and drive business growth.
Mara has worked with over 100 clients in retail, consumer products and technology and has extensive experience working with complex global organizations with multi-unit and multi-country structures. Projects have included strategic planning, executive development, new channel and new concept development, global benchmarking and large-scale transformation in merchandising, operations, technology and culture.
Prior to joining McMillanDoolittle, Mara was an Executive in Accenture’s Global Retail Practice. Mara has a B.S. in Science from the University of Notre Dame, graduate degrees in Finance and Computer Science from DePaul University.