Mary says, “Being the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Belonging is validation that I work in the right place.” Mary Tucker is also the Regional Office Manager for the Southern Offices in New Orleans and Hattiesburg. For the past 4 years, Mary has focused on interviewing and hiring diverse candidates for all of these MG+M offices.
Since 2013, Mary has been a member of the Forum for Equality–a (LGBTQ+) human rights organization dedicated to the establishment of a society free from discrimination and to the support of good government. In 2019 she joined their Board of Directors, where she continues to hold her position as a board member to date. Mary also participated in the Louisiana Equality Means Business project, which highlights major employers in Louisiana who have adopted comprehensive nondiscrimination policies and demonstrated their commitment to valuing and including all employees. She is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators (2012), and was appointed the New Orleans Chapter (2019-2020) Diversity Committee Chair. She is also very active in the Human Rights Campaign. This organization works locally, nationally, and globally on issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community. Mary holds a certificate in Diversity and Inclusion in HR Management from the HR Certification Institute.
Mary recently joined the MG+M Women’s Forum, stating, “It will be great supporting the women in our firm on future diverse initiatives.”