A graduate of the University of Missouri and George Washington University Law School, Mary Crane lobbied in Washington, DC, for nearly ten years before pursuing her lifelong interests in food and wine. She enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America, and upon graduation, worked at the White House as an assistant chef. During this time, Crane discovered the important relationships between food, wine, and business. Her desire to share this unique knowledge yielded Mary Crane & Associates.
Today, Mary Crane travels North America delivering high-impact, high-energy programs to Fortune 500 companies, leading law firms, nonprofits, and colleges and universities. She helps students, interns and new hires successfully make the critically important transition from school to work.
Mary Crane has been featured on 60 Minutes, Fox Business News, and ABC Radio. She has been quoted extensively in a variety of print and electronic media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Fortune.com, and CNN.com.