Biography

Mary Pender Greene is a professional speaker, organizational consultant, career/executive coach and an accomplished psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience. Because of her leadership expertise and management style, Ms. Pender Greene is a much sought after consultant and professional speaker for leaders of nonprofit organizations, corporations and professional associations. She has a thriving private practice where she specializes in career and executive coaching, adult relationships and leadership development. Ms. Pender Greene is known for her passion and commitment to women in leadership roles.

She is a master communicator who utilizes her extensive body of knowledge to customize presentations targeted to the specific goals of each client. She focuses on the relationship one has with one’s self, and how this relationship impacts the relationships one builds with others. Ms. Pender Greene educates people on creating healthy relationships, choosing compatible careers and identifying relationship patterns. She believes that relationships should be consciously selected, analyzed, nurtured, and sometimes even released.

In her uplifting and compelling presentations, Mary Pender Greene successfully engages, and empowers audiences as she facilitates life changing realizations. Mary employs her genuine passion for people to get to the heart of an issue. Her acute insight, expansive knowledge and developed coaching skills enable her to deliver valuable information and effective tools that can be utilized for a lifetime.
Mary Pender Greene has designed and facilitated informative workshops in the United States and abroad. Her professional background in the field of mental health, Executive Leadership and as Assistant Executive Director for the largest voluntary mental health and social services agency in this country, The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, a non-sectarian organization, has put her in the position of being a sought after professional speaker for her management style and leadership skills.

Ms. Pender Greene is the recipient of countless awards, including The Network Journal 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business and The New York University Silver School of Social Work-First Annual Distinguished Alumni Award. She has served as President of the National Association of Social Workers, (NYC) chapter, a member of The New York State Education Social Work Board, and is a Founding member of the Anti-Racist Alliance.

Mary Pender Greene is Co-Editor of “Racism and Racial Identity: Reflections on Urban Practice in Mental Health and Social Services” (December 2006) and Beyond Diversity and Multiculturalism: Towards the Development of Anti-racist Institutions and Leaders. She has published articles in The Journal of Non-Profit Management (2008) among many more.

In addition to a Masters Degree in Social Work, Mary Pender Greene is a graduate of the William Alanson White Institute in NYC specializing in Organizational Consultation.