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Meet Beacon's New Interim Executive Director
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Mary Connor has been named as the new Interim Executive Director for Beacon, the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region. Mary started her new role Tuesday, October 9,  2018.

Mary has deep expertise in association management and we look forward to her partnering with us immediately on the many member-focused initiatives we have underway.  

By way of further introduction, Mary was the founder and president of a multi-trade association management company. Her firm managed several national and regional industry trade groups ranging from industrial manufacturing/distribution, scientific, natural gas/energy and professional societies. As chief staff executive and managing director of clients, Mary brings over 15 years of experience to Beacon, and she is proficient in leadership and governance, financial management, program and membership development and marketing-communications. 

After the sale of her association management company, Mary became partner and COO in a marketing-communications company specializing in high-end visual communications for Fortune 500 companies. 

Mary is a Qualified Association Specialist, credentialed as a LEED Green Associate, and is Six Sigma Lean/DFSS certified.


To reach Mary contact her at: or 302-307-3858