MARY WELSH SCHLUETER
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PARTNERSHIP FOR INNOVATION IN EDUCATION (PIE): Founder & CEO - Launch September, 2010 www.piemedia.org (Registered, December 2009)
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS - K-12 Business Curriculum Development and Implementation (National Nonprofit Organization)
CINCINNATI USA REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Gold Member - PIE (Nonprofit organization)
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI: Adjunct Instructor/Professor – Department of Marketing
FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES: Senior Director and Executive Group, Electronic Marketing Development (Financial Services Division; macys.com)
PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY: Innovation and New Ventures Consultant
TYSON FOODS, INC: Assistant to Vice President (New Product/Ventures)
THE CONAGRA COMPANY: Marketing Manager (Armour-Swift Eckrich, Inc.)
GENERAL ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS: Assistant to Vice Presidents, Marketing and Engineering - Locomotive Engine Division
EDUCATION, FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS
Harvard Business School, Harvard University (Boston, MA)
Victoria University (New Zealand, U.S. Fulbright Commission)
Allegheny College (Meadville, PA)
United States Fulbright Congressional Fellowship (United States Department of State, Washington, D.C.)
Washington Center Congressional Fellow (Washington, D.C.)
James Finnegan Scholar (Appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Commerce - Women's Small Business and Minority Economic Development Centers)
PHI BETA KAPPA Honor Society, (United States)
The Corporate Enigma (New Zealand Government Print Books Ó1988); Best-selling text discussed successful marketing, change-based innovation strategies employed by entrepreneurs in the public and private educational sectors.
Ben Franklin Advanced Technology Partnership Benchmarking Review (Pennsylvania Dept. of Commerce; Governor’s Office). Used as benchmarking tool, the study reviewed 25 States’ economic development programs enabling Pennsylvania to market competitive opportunities to technology businesses worldwide.
PUBLICLY ELECTED POSITIONS AND GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENTS
Board of Trustees – Elected public official responsible for library and education directives, including the oversight of educational objectives and negotiating contracts and construction of public facilities.
Director or Research – Received appointment to serve Parliamentarians' research needs; created educational, economic development, technology and labor policies utilized by Cabinet Ministers, New Zealand Parliament (Wellington).
Fellow - New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER). Published educational initiatives designed to create successful entrepreneurship in public, private, academic and governmental sectors.
Congressional Staff – Women’s Small Business Education Development (U.S. Sen. John Heinz – Washington, D.C.). Responsible for developing policy and Senate legislation regarding successful economic development via women's business entrepreneurship. Worked with Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, White House Small Business Conference, National Women's Economic Alliance.
Governor’s Staff – Worked with Pennsylvania Governor's Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary in creating economic development partnerships for minority and small business owners; worked with PA Small Business Action Center writing small business plan policy and developed small business technology policy for Eastern Pennsylvania Corridor working with elected state representatives.
ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS AND EXECUTIVE POSITIONS - CINCINNATI
- Harvard Business School Alumni Association - Board of Directors, Finance & Marketing Trustee
- Leadership Cincinnati (Class XXXII)
- Junior Achievement Instructor - Volunteer, CPS Schools
- Holy Cross Immaculata, Mt Adams; St. Mary's Church, Hyde Park; Bellarmine, XU, Parishioner
- State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, Life Long Member
- Cincinnati Women’s Political Caucus (Executive Board, 1995-1997)
- Greater Cincinnati Woman’s City Club (Executive Board, 1995-1997)
- Cincinnati Women’s Business Roundtable
- Women Entrepreneurs, Inc.
- Kilgour Elementary School Parent and Teacher's Association
- Summit Country Day School Parents Association (Montessori); Room Parent (3 years)
- Cincinnati Cycling Club – USCF Member
- Neuroscience Institute Foundation (University of Cincinnati, Dr. John Tew)
BIOGRAPHY: SCHLUETER FAMILY
Married to Frank Schlueter, M.D. with four children ages 4-10, attending Kilgour Elementary Cincinnati Public School.