Mary F. Maguire, chief communications officer, joined Abt Associates in 2010 and is responsible for strategic communications, including media and public relations, brand management and promotion, digital and internal communications, event support and corporate publications. She is a member of the Management Advisory Group.
An award-winning communicator, Maguire served for 11 years as senior vice president and director of communications at AED. Prior to joining AED, Maguire held a senior management position with Fleishman Hillard, one of the world's top public relations firms, where her clients included major international corporations, associations and nonprofit organizations. She previously served as director of external communications for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, public relations manager for Roy Rogers Restaurants, a division of Marriott Corporation, and as an associate at the international public relations firm Porter Novelli.