Mary White is co-owner of MTI Business Solutions, where she works as a professional human resource management and public relations consultant and trainer. She has worked with LoveToKnow since 2007 and is currently the Community Leader for the Internet & Technology and Travel & Vacations channels.
Human Resource Management
Mary is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR) and author of 101 Human Resource Management Tips in the LifeTips book series. She provides human resource management consulting services to a variety of clients throughout the U.S. and teaches a number of professional development and certification preparation courses for HR professionals.
Public Relations and Marketing
Mary provides public relations (traditional and online) and social media marketing consulting services to a number of clients, including both service and product-oriented businesses and is the author of 101 Successful PR Campaign Tips in the LifeTips book series. Her professional background includes PR Director, Media Buyer and Research Analyst positions with well-known advertising agencies in the southeast.
Mary has extensive experience providing social networking training and consulting services. She teaches corporate training seminars and audio conferences on crafting and implementing social media marketing strategies. She also manages social media marketing for her own company and for a number of clients.
Mary has extensive experience in operations management, having worked as a school director for a large proprietary education company before becoming an entrepreneur. She's been involved in every aspect of setting up a small start-up business, as well as managing an existing company with a large number of employees and significant operating budget.
A great deal of Mary's professional experience is in the online arena. She does a great deal of online marketing for her own company, as well as for clients. Her experience includes online event promotion, search engine optimization, article marketing, online publicity, email marketing, social media marketing, e-commerce management, blog management, working with content management systems, overseeing an Amazon seller store and more. She also provides online webinar training for HRTrainingCenter.com.
Mary spent nine years working in higher education a school director, department chair and instructor with a career college. She has also worked as an adjunct instructor in traditional colleges, teaching courses in Communication, Marketing and Public Relations.
Jobs & Careers
Throughout her career in higher education, Mary spent a significant amount of her time helping students prepare to enter the workplace. She has extensive experience providing training related job search strategies, resume writing and interview skills. Her human resource management expertise allows her to provide job seekers with the benefit of an employer's point of view. Mary currently writes LoveToKnow's Job Hunting Tips blog.
Mary is an active volunteer with nonprofit organizations including the Junior League of Mobile, Alabama and the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. She has held a number of volunteer board positions, both elected and appointed and has provided public relations services for a number of fundraisers and nonprofit campaigns.
Because of the nature of Mary's consulting and training business, she spends quite a bit of time on the road. She is a seasoned business traveler who regularly presents seminars at various locations around the country. While her business trips typically involve airports, rental cars and hotel conference rooms, her leisure travel preferences are quite different. Mary's non work-related travel plans tend to include her Airstream travel trailer, spouse and canine companions.
Food and Cooking
Mary is a long-time cooking enthusiast who has created original recipes and adjusted existing ones to meet specific diet and health goals since her teenage years. She has written a food and cooking column/blog on HubPages since 2007 and was a Taste of Home Field Editor for 2011 and 2012. Her consulting business offers food safety training and certification for restaurant professionals. She also handles public relations and promotions for a number of food-oriented fundraising events, including Wine Festival at Five Rivers and St. Margaret's Blessing of the Fleet.
Mary lives in Mobile, Alabama and provides consulting and training services to clients throughout the United States. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Communication from Spring Hill College and a Master's degree in Communication from Auburn University.