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Mary Abbajay

2019 Speaker

MARY ABBAJAY is the president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full service organizational and leadership development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions to business and government. As a sought-after author, speaker, consultant, and trainer, Abbajay helps clients develop the strategies, skills, and sensibilities needed for success in the 21st century. She is a frequent expert contributor for television, radio, and print publications in the greater Washington area where she provides practical leadership and career advice. Abbajay currently serves on the Market President’s board of BB&T Bank, and is a past chairman of the board for Leadership Greater Washington. In 2010, she was named as one of Washington Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business, and she was a Smart CEO Brava Award recipient in 2017. Abbajay is the author of Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss published by Wiley in March 2018. @maryabbjay