Mary is a respected advisor to boards of directors, leaders and teams. She is known for her work on governance, strategic planning, organizational design and development and on planning and managing major change projects. The key to her approach is to support leaders in translating their plans for change into reality.
Mary was a Director (Partner) of the firm WMC (formerly known as Western Management Consultants) for 30 years. She is now the Owner and Principal of Baetz Consulting Services and an Associate with Clarrus | EM Sciences. Mary has led over 200 engagements on organizational review, strategic planning, services review and planning for and implementing projects. She has experience in healthcare, social services, education, manufacturing, retail, energy, chemicals. financial and professional services and is a skilled group facilitator supporting the development of plans, consulting stakeholders and gaining acceptance of planned changes.
She has post-graduate credentials in group facilitation and has done large-group facilitation on behalf of The Rotman School of Management, The Niagara Institute, The Banff Centre for Management, and for many organizations with multi-stakeholder engagement requirements. She is an instructor for Mitacs leading the course on “Foundations of Project Management – A Team Approach” to build the skills of Doctoral and Masters students for their work outside of academia.