Co-Lead of Accenture Federal's National Security and Intelligence Practice
Mary works to bring Accenture’s global secure digital, mission analytics and agile development capabilities to US national defense, intelligence, and cyber clients. She supports strategic IT planning for federal intelligence and defense organizations, with an emphasis on open-source intelligence; mission analytics and agile development; and digital supply chain strategy.
Since joining Accenture Federal Services (AFS) in 2016, she has since focused on expanding AFS's presence in the defense intelligence community, drawing Accenture's leading-edge capabilities across the Innovation Architecture to assist clients on their data, cloud, AI and cyber security journeys.
Formerly the U.S. Army’s senior intelligence officer, Mary brings more than 30 years of experience directing intelligence, security and cyber organizations, including the Army’s enterprise of 58,000 intelligence professionals in 140 countries, and its 17,000-person U.S. Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). She led the development and implementation of the Army’s multi-billion-dollar Strategic Plan, increasing intelligence, cyber and security capabilities while supporting complex multi-discipline operations across the globe.
A board member for several intelligence community associations, Mary is chairperson of the National Military Intelligence Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and mass communication from the University of New Hampshire (UNH), a master’s degree in military arts and science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, a master’s degree in strategy from the U.S. Army War College, and an honorary doctorate of letters from UNH.