Mary Wieder-Bottaro
VP PR and Marketing

Mary is a global marketing, communications and business development consultant in Verona, Italy, originally from the U.S. She has been developing a career in international marketing and communications and B2B marketing for almost a decade and has worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors for companies such as RRDonnelley, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD), Perth Heat Baseball and, most recently, CROS NT. Her experience includes developing marketing plans and conducting market research on a global level for the B2B marketing environment, small businesses and start-ups, and she has worked in the U.S., France, Australia and Italy. Mary's expertise lies primarily in B2B marketing strategy including executing digital and social media campaigns, setting KPIs and tracking analytics.

Mary holds a Masters degree in Global Communications from the American University of Paris and a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Lehigh University and speaks English, Italian and French.

Mary is also passionate about women's empowerment issues and serves as a writing mentor for the Afghan Women's Writing Project and a child sponsor for Plan International. She is also a former NCAA Division I college athlete and semi professional athlete in the sport of softball having played internationally.