Mary Welch

Special Advisor
Phone: 408-437-5400

Mary Welch, Senior Management Advisor, spent her career in public service.  For the past 18 years she served as director of the Employee and Public Services Department in San Mateo County.   In that position, Mary managed the full range of human resources services, as well as the countywide dispatch center, purchasing, copy and mail services, and revenue collection. She was also in charge of the County’s partnership with nonprofit organizations.  Prior to her appointment as director, Mary managed the County’s Training and Development Division, where she established a training partnership with the cities in the County. Since her retirement, Mary has been working as a consultant on a variety of projects for local governments in the Bay Area. Her work includes coaching managers to improve their performance, conducting training programs, and facilitating redesign/reengineering processes.