Experience

January 2021
Marie Royce, LLC
CEO

California and Washington, D.C.

2018 - 2021
U.S. Department of State
Assistant Secretary of State, Educational and Cultural Affairs

Washington, D.C. Metro Area

2016 - 2018
Marie Royce, LLC
CEO

California and Washington, D.C.

2004 - 2016
Nokia Corporation
Vice President Public Affairs, Americas Region (formerly Alcatel-Lucent)

\Washington, D.C. Metro Area

2007 - 2013
GenderStrategy
Co-Founder

Maryland

2002 - 2004
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Visiting Professor (Executive in Residence)/Full-time Faculty Member

California

1998 - 2002
Marriott & Avendra
Senior Director North America, Top 200 Women at Marriott International

Washington, D.C. Metro Area

1997 - 1998
Choice Hotels International
Vice President

Washington, D.C. Metro Area

1984 - 1994
The Procter & Gamble Company
Assistant Group Manager, Account Manager & Sales Manager

Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Education

1994 - 1996
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), International Business, Beta Gamma Sigma

Activities and Societies: Beta Gamma Sigma, the highest academic recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.

CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY-POMONA
BSBA, Double Major in Marketing Management and Human Resources Management

Activities and Societies: Chair of University Representatives program. Pi Sigma Epsilon - President of co-ed 140 student national professional sales & marketing fraternity chapter. Top line revenue of $120,000 annually; Beta Kappa chapter was number one in the USA out of 110 universities. Represented chapter in national competition! Awarded top Alumni Member Award in national competition. Served on National Board as Secretary and Alumni Vice President.Worked 36 hours per week/six days while student. As President of three student organizations simultaneously, graduated in four years with a double major in business.

POMONA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
COLLEGE PREP, SCIENCE AND BUSINESS, 3.7/4.0

Activities and Societies: HALL OF FAME FOR POMONA CATHOLIC California Scholarship Federation, National Honor Society - 3.7/4.0 GPA; GSSA Member; Yearbook Photographer and President of Homeroom, Class Secretary; and President of Outdoors Club & Vice President of Hike and Bike Club...Worked through-out the sophomore, junior and senior school years...