Mary is a Principal and Senior Economist at ndp | analytics. Mary builds strong partnerships with ndp’s clients to understand their bottom-line objectives and approaches her research from the mindset of its target audience. She focuses on uniting rigorous quantitative analysis and effective communication to create research materials that are truly user-friendly and drive home key objectives. Additionally, she helps clients to seamlessly integrate research findings into advocacy and communication campaigns. Her work in the areas of innovation, e-commerce, online lending, veterans, education, and healthcare costs has been nationally recognized. In addition to client research, Mary’s responsibilities include managing research analyst teams and public relations. Before joining ndp | analytics, Mary was an account executive at the Kellen Company where she provided executive-level management, including government affairs and strategic consulting, to trade associations in the payments and food-business industries. She holds an M.A. in Applied Economics from the University of Maryland and an B.A. in International Relations and French from State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo. Mary serves on the leadership council of Upwardly Global, an organization committed to integrating skilled immigrants and refugees into the U.S. professional workforce.