Certified Human Resource Consultant

Graduate of ICF-Credentialed Coach Training

Save the time, money, and headache with project-based or ongoing HR Support.

Find the quality candidates without being overwhelmed by the quantity of resumes.

Navigate your current or new leadership role with thoughtful, proven guidance. 


Mary Ellen has nearly 20 years’ experience in human resources in professional associations and law firms. Her interests and expertise include workforce planning, organizational culture, performance management, work/life programs such as telework, recruiting, and project management. She managed the development of AIHA’s award-winning career stages project which defined the skills and experience needed by members at various stages in their careers, leading to additional opportunities for the association. 

Mary Ellen has a strong interest in and passion for developing talent and teams. She has extensive experience using assessments such as the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and the Fascination Advantage. She facilitates and leads personal and professional development training, as well as strategic planning and team-building retreats. Mary Ellen has many years of experience coaching association members on job search skills and coaching executives on leadership.


A graduate of the MBA program at University of Maryland University College, Mary Ellen has continued her learning by obtaining certification in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, as well as training in Lean Six Sigma, advanced facilitation skills and project management.

Mary Ellen holds the highest levels of certification in human resource management from both the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Education & Training


With an undergraduate degree in music performance, Mary Ellen loves singing, as well as listening to music of all genres.  She loves cats, especially Quentin and Goldie.  When not sitting at her desk, Mary Ellen can be found at the Pilates or yoga studio. She is an ISTJ and a proud mother.