Mary Petrovich has spent a career leading in tough operating environments and thriving where others have failed. Mary has achieved quite a few firsts in her career thriving in male dominated industries:
(1) First female to attain Vice President level by age 30 as business unit leader at AlliedSignal
(2) First female to achieve 70X cash-on-cash (COC) return as CEO of a Carlyle-owned industrial business
(3) First female to achieve minimum 5X return for >3 international private equity deals.
A well respected leader, turn-around artist, and visionary for many private and public companies, Mary's exemplary track record speaks for itself. Mary currently actively leads 2 companies as Chairman, and serves as Lead Advisor or Board Committee Chair for 5 others. There are few dealmakers, male or female, who have achieved the level of business success, accomplishment, or respect as a role model who fosters exemplary teamwork, and mentors / gives back as Mary.