Mary Craighead

Mary Craighead | Senior Consultant

  • 260.494.2000

Mary is a Quality Management expert known for helping clients build value-added systems that expose and mitigate potential risks. Her focus is on crafting integrated systems so companies can execute seamlessly without creating unnecessary additional work. Hailing from the Midwest, Mary draws upon her manufacturing background to help companies find their north star and then identify key activities, infrastructure, and partners they’ll leverage to get there. Her history building and nurturing mutually beneficial strategic supplier relationships allows her to support clients in examining their own supply chain operations and maximizing right-sized opportunities.  Mary has clients across a variety of industries, from food and beverage to precision optics, and she also currently serves as the Technical Assistance Chair for Lane County’s Sector Strategies work focused on advanced manufacturing in wood products.  Mary is proud to call the southern Willamette Valley home.

Past Relevant Experience

  • Burley Design LLC, Manufacturing & Quality Manager
  • Vera Bradley, Inc.,
    • Product Safety & Social Compliance Manager
    • Supplier Quality Engineer
    • Project Coordinator

Education

  • M.S. Quality Assurance with Honors – Six Sigma Black Belt, Kennesaw State University
  • B.A. English Literature, Pre-medicine, Emory University