Mary Wissemann, Partner

Mary has been a Partner at Wellspring for over ten years and founded the Boston office.  During her tenure at Wellspring, Mary has consulted on strategy, business planning, and organizational development with a broad array of clients, including direct service providers, advocacy groups, universities, research institutions, foundations, and public/private partnerships. 

Prior to Wellspring, Mary spent eight years with the Boston Consulting Group, leading teams consulting to Fortune 500 companies on questions related to growth and organizational effectiveness.  At BCG, Mary was a member of the health care practice group and the career development committee.

Mary has also held leadership positions in a variety of mission-driven organizations. Most recently, Mary oversaw direct service for BELL, a national nonprofit that partners with schools and districts to offer high-quality summer programming to 12,000 children in underserved communities across the country.  Earlier, Mary headed sales and marketing for UpToDate, the leading online clinical reference for physicians.  Mary also worked as a small business lender for Shorebank Corporation, a unique bank holding company with a social mission to invest in low-income neighborhoods in Chicago.  Mary’s first position out of college was as a high school mathematics teacher.

Mary received her Master's in Public and Private Administration from the Yale School of Management. She graduated with a BA in History from Wesleyan University where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in her junior year.

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Education:

  • Yale School of Management, Master's in Public and Private Administration

  • Wesleyan University, BA, History, Phi Beta Kappa