Meet Mary O’Malley

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist

#Business & Society #Corporate Citizenship #Corporate Responsibility #Corporate Sustainability #Sustainability Professionals 

Joining Outstanding Faculty for Spring CSR Certificate Course
May 16th and 17th at Rutgers University Business School

On May 16th and 17th, the Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute present the Spring 2017 CSR Certificate Program for corporate managers, not-for-profit and foundation managers, and others interested in career opportunities and advancement in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”), Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Sustainability, Philanthropy, Risk Management, Ethics, and related positions.
An outstanding faculty of professionals from leading CSR and sustainable investment organizations will lead the interactive discussions which are a feature of the course. For more information about the course and to register, visit:
Meet one of your course leaders:
Mary O’Malley, Vice President – Corporate Governance, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Topic:  “CSR Executive Fireside Chat
Featuring Mary O’Malley – Prudential, Jonathan Pearson – Horizon Blue Cross, Blue Shield, and Judy Young  – Institute for Ethical Leadership

A conversation with Mary:
Q:  How is your day to day work related to the CSR Certificate Program?
  The CSR Certificate gives current and future practitioners a good grounding for their future success including opportunities to gain real world knowledge from leaders in the field. 
Q:  What can attendees expect to learn from your session?
I hope those that attend our session come to understand the great opportunities and real challenges that face change agents in this work. 
Q:  What advice do you have or opportunity that you see for attendees who complete the CSR Certificate Program?
  Those who are successful in sustainability and CSR recognize that their work is a journey, not a destination. 
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Career Background:  Mary O’Malley, Vice President, Corporate Governance at Prudential Financial, Inc. 
Mary is a well-respected corporate governance executive with managerial experience in key areas:  sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and communications.  She has been with Prudential Financial for two decades, previously serving as VP-Environment and Sustainability (as global lead for environment, sustainability, board administration, and shareholder engagement); and as VP- Local Initiatives (responsible for Prudential’s outreach to local communities and employee community engagement worldwide).  Mary is a board member of the Center for Civic Responsibility, and chair of the audit committee.
Mary holds the B.A. degree (American Intellectual History) with minority in communications studies/rhetoric, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She holds Certification in Corporate/Community Relations from Boston College. She was editor of the “Assets for Sustainable Growth” report in 2014 (Prudential’s 2013 Sustainability Report).
For more information about the course and to register, visit: