The Keystone Team
Mary Rapaport is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in organizational transformations, change initiatives, brand strategy, learning strategy, and organizational strategy. With over 20 years of leadership in Marketing, she has a proven track record of transforming marketing organizations to strategically align with the company’s goals. Mary has worked with a diverse range of companies, including family-owned organizations and multi-billion dollar Fortune 100 companies.
As an expert in creating innovative and immersive learning experiences, Mary has a unique ability to facilitate “aha” moments that drive impactful learning outcomes. She excels as an onboarding coach, guiding new hires through seamless transitions and setting them up for success. Additionally, Mary serves as a strategic thinking coach, empowering individuals and teams to develop their strategic mindset and unlock their full potential.
Mary holds an MBA with a concentration in marketing, providing her with a strong foundation in business strategy and marketing principles. She also earned a BA in International Business and French, reflecting her global perspective and cross-cultural expertise. Furthermore, Mary has acquired certificates in scenario planning and strategic pricing, showcasing her commitment to staying at the forefront of industry best practices.
As a certified leadership and sales trainer, Mary develops and delivers comprehensive training programs for professionals at all levels. Her strategic selling programs cater to experienced sales professionals, equipping them with the skills and strategies needed to excel in a competitive market. Outside of her corporate endeavors, Mary actively contributes to the professional community as the President of the Twin Cities chapter of the Association of Talent Development. Through innovative programming and visionary leadership, she fosters the growth and development of talent development professionals.
Mary’s dedication to promoting inclusivity and fostering business growth led her to establish a non-profit organization called the Minority Business Growth Alliance. Through this initiative, she provides invaluable business coaching and support to BIPOC entrepreneurs, empowering them to thrive and succeed in their ventures. Mary’s diverse expertise, coupled with her passion for driving positive change, makes her a valuable asset in any professional setting.