Mary Anne Shew is the president and founder of Business Vitality LLC. She is an accomplished business leader, coach, facilitator, speaker, and technology expert. She is a valued and trusted advisor to senior leaders and employees of companies large and small.
Her vision is to help business develop their plans, set goals, and get results faster than they thought possible. She knows every individual has the potential to become highly valued by employers for both technical and interpersonal skills.
Her twenty-five-year corporate career consisted of managing information technology for Eastman Kodak, General Electric, and Xerox. She worked for Battelle Memorial Institute, a nonprofit corporation that serves national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries. She also served as partner and vice president of operations for a small IT consultancy. Several of her assignments in all of these companies included program management in military and government environments requiring top-secret security clearances.
Mary Anne is a strong supporter of her local community as a volunteer, committee member, committee chairperson, board member, and board president of many professional, business, and arts organizations in the Rochester NY area. She is a popular speaker and has given hundreds of presentations on a variety of business and technical topics to both local chapters and national conferences of business and professional associations.
She was recognized frequently by her employers for her leadership, teamwork, and results. She was a nominee twice for the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Women's Council ATHENA Award as well as a finalist for the Daniel Penfield Award by the Penfield Business Association. Her company has been recognized as Business of the Month several times by local chambers of commerce.
For more details on her career and current work, please visit her LinkedIn profile.
Mary Anne graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. degree in mathematics and also holds an M.B.A. from Marymount University. She is a Certified Business Coach and a trained facilitator.
Coaching and Teaching Affiliations
LHH Talent Development Coach
Mary Anne is an adjunct Talent Development Coach for Lee Hecht Harrison. LHH helps your business transform your workforce to accelerate performance. She coaches middle and senior managers for improvement in areas such as delegation, accountability, emotional intelligence, strategic planning, communication, productivity, and teamwork.
Monroe Community College (MCC) Corporate College
Mary Anne is an adjunct instructor for MCC-CC’s Workforce Development curriculum, focusing on subjects such as leadership, teamwork, delegation, and accountability.
Business Vitality Location
Business Vitality is located in Rochester NY and the Finger Lakes Region. We serve clients locally, regionally, and across the US; in-person, via phone, and via the Internet.