YCP Detroit Executive Speaker Series is a free event, the last week of each month, in which an executive shares his/her professional and faith journey with young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s, challenging them to ‘Work in Witness for Christ!’ Complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers are provided before and after the speaker.
Mary Henige spent 30 years at General Motors in a variety of communications leadership roles. In December 2015, she founded Magnetica Communications LLC, a consultancy which specializes in providing counsel to the C-Suite and other senior leaders on strategic communications; branding and digital reputation management; social media; messaging; media relations; story-telling; and crisis management. She primarily has served Catholic organizations and leaders including the Archdiocese of Detroit, the Catholic Foundation of Michigan, Sacred Heart Major Seminary and Ladywood High School.
Mary is a member of the Advancement and Catholic Schools Councils for the Archdiocese of Detroit. She is the Director of Strategic Communications for the Archdiocese and is supporting Sacred Heart with its 2019 centennial activities. She is working toward a master’s degree in theology, with a concentration in the New Evangelization, at Sacred Heart. Mary earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication, and a M.A. in organizational communications and public relations, both from Wayne State University.
She and her husband are active parishioners at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, in Beverly Hills, where their children attended grade school. Mary’s daughter graduated from Notre Dame Prep and is a sophomore at the College for Creative Studies. Her son is a senior at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School.
- 7:00 Networking, complimentary food & drinks
- 7:45 President's Remarks
- 7:50 Chaplain's Remarks
- 8:00 KEYNOTE: Mary Henige
- 8:20 Q&A
- 8:30 Closing Prayer
- 9:00 After Party at Thomas Magee's
Know Before You Go
* Business casual attire
* Bring a friend!
1828 Jay St
Detroit, MI 48207
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