Mary Ann Brennan is an Advertising/Marketing, Global Supply Chain/Operations, and Sales leader with 30 years of experience within the Advertising, Retail, Apparel, Telecommunications, Non-Profit, Entertainment, Financial Services and CPG industries.
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At 9thWonder, Mary Ann serves as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining 9thWonder, Mary Ann held various senior level roles for Fortune 500 companies whereby she oversaw large procurement teams and indirect spend of more than $2B for global companies. She built best in class global procurement teams contributing more than $400MM in efficiencies. As a marketer, Mary Ann worked on various brands; Time Warner/Six Flags, Countrywide/Bank of America, Express, The Limited, and Wells Fargo. As a procurement professional she worked on adidas, Yeezy, Reebok, Barbie, Hot Wheels, American Girl, and Fisher Price.
Mary Ann earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business with a dual emphasis in Marketing and Finance. She is an author, member, teacher and speaker with several trade, education and nonprofit organizations.
Mary Ann has also designed an online certification course which is based off of a recent US Copyright that she authored and published titled “Has Indirect Procurement Earned a Seat at the Curriculum Table?”, helping to transform procurement organizations globally. She is also an adjunct professor at the Los Angeles Fashion Institute of Design Management (FIDM) teaching Strategies in Business Management.