My Story

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Mary Jo Romeo


At MJR Coaching+Consulting, Mary Jo brings decades of valuable experience to her individual, team, and corporate clients, tapping into her considerable coaching and consulting expertise to navigate transition and achieve growth.

With 20+ years of experience as a highly-regarded publisher and senior executive leading national sales, advertising, and marketing teams, Mary Jo worked with top companies including Johnson & Johnson, Google, GroupM, Merck, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, and Unilever. She transitioned to learning and development in 2012 to utilize her business and communication skills to coach others.

Mary Jo is a Columbia University Certified Executive Coach who implements the CCCP framework to achieve agreed-upon goals and outcomes when coaching. As a consultant, she partners with companies in the areas of leadership, sales, communication, and company culture.

A successful entrepreneur, she launched and remains an advisor of UP Business Communications, which serves tech start-ups, ad agencies, and media companies in New York City. Mary Jo is also a communications coach for Own The Room, a global training company working with Delta, Facebook, LinkedIn and PWC.

Dedicated to giving back, and active in nonprofit groups, Mary Jo has led training sessions and been recognized for her many contributions by the YWCA of Greater Charleston and She Runs It in New York. She donates her time and talent to the College of Charleston, Rotary Club of Daniel Island, YWCA of Greater Charleston, Charleston Women in Tech and Camp Southern Ground.