Mary White

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Auburn University, Spring Hill College
Small Business, Employment, Personal Finance
  • Mary is a long-time small business owner and operator.
  • She teaches communication and business classes to college students and corporate training clients.
  • She holds two senior-level Human Resources certifications (SHRM-SCP and SPHR).


Mary is an experienced HR and communication professional with a passion for helping people master the skills necessary to succeed in the world of work, whether as an employee or small business owner. Mary started her career in advertising and public relations (which involved a lot of writing), then transitioned into higher education and operations management before becoming a small business owner in 2003. She is a partner in a corporate training and consulting business and teaches at a community college, while also continuing to write professionally. Mary began accepting freelance writing assignments in 2007, focusing primarily on small business, HR, jobs/careers/employment, and other aspects of personal finance. She has written for, LoveToKnow Media, Demand Media, and many other sites and clients.


Mary has a Master of Arts in Communication from Auburn University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication from Spring Hill College. She has completed extensive post-graduate work in Instructional Design and Development and holds multiple professional certifications.

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