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Mary Jo Bohr

Principal, MJBohr Communication

An expert in executive communication, Mary Jo offers writing and consulting services to a range of business leaders and corporations.

She has written for and advised senior executives in such companies as USG Corporation, CNA Financial, Mesirow Financial, Northern Trust, Wells Fargo Funds, BMO Harris Bank, United Airlines, GATX, Fujifilm and Cooper Tire & Rubber.

Her corporate communication experience includes executive positions with W.W. Grainger, LaSalle Bank/ABN AMRO, Bank One (now JPMorgan Chase) and Peoples Energy Corporation (now Integrys). For 12 years, she taught English and business writing at Northwestern University.

She has presented to audiences around the country on business writing and crafting compelling speeches. Her articles on speechwriting have appeared in Speechwriter's Newsletter, a national publication.

Mary Jo earned her B.A. degree (honors), magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago and spent her junior year of study in Rome, Italy. She holds a master's degree from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School.
We accommodate clients by establishing an arrangement that works best for them, be it:

» project,
» retainer, or
» hourly

Similarly, we offer a variety of consulting and writing options, including:

» researching and writing a speech from scratch,
» developing a full speech from an outline,
» revising and/or editing an initial draft or existing material, and
» creating talking points
Mary Jo and her team work with – and have access to – first-rate resources, including specialists in:
Investor relations
Media training
Communication audits
Media relations
Strategic marketing
Corporate governance
Corporate social responsibility