Mary Blue is a Principal with The Cambridge Group. She specializes in retail and consumer products companies, working with them to address a variety of growth strategy issues, including portfolio strategy, market entry strategy, customer segmentation and prioritization, mega-branding, pricing strategy and optimization, new product development and positioning, channel strategy and category management strategies. Additionally, she often works jointly with retailers and manufacturers to marry consumer insights with shopper insights, enabling growth for both parties.
Prior to joining The Cambridge Group, Mary was a Principal at Booz-Allen & Hamilton (now Booz & Co.), where she was a member of the Consumer and Health Practice. While there, she focused on strategic and operational issues in the beverage, consumer packaged goods, and retail industries.
Prior to Booz-Allen, Mary worked for General Electric Company in a variety of operations and service marketing leadership positions with GE Appliances, GE Capital and GE Aircraft Engines.
Mary holds an MBA with concentrations in economics and finance from the University of Chicago. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Michigan, graduating magna cum laude in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering/Operations Research.