Meet Mary Jo Romeo
Nothing makes Mary Jo more exhilarated than helping professionals elevate their communication skills and watching them grow into successful speakers and leaders.
She is a Columbia University Certified Executive Coach, specializing in leadership, transition and women’s advancement. A successful entrepreneur, she launched UP Business Communications in New York City, a training company that transforms how individuals, teams and companies tell stories. Earlier in her career, Mary Jo spent 20+ years as a highly regarded magazine publisher and senior executive leading national sales, advertising, and marketing teams. Over the years, she has worked with top companies including Johnson & Johnson, Google, Merck, Nestle, Proctor & Gamble, WPP and The Weather Channel.
Dedicated to giving back, and active in nonprofit women’s 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. A native New Yorker, Mary Jo now resides in Charleston, South Carolina. She is active in Rotary International, College of Charleston MBA program, and Charleston Chamber of Commerce. She also sits on the Board of MICHA, the Michael Chekhov Association for actors and directors.