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Mary Slaughter

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About the Author

Mary Slaughter is the Global Head of Employee Experience at Morningstar, an investment research and management firm headquartered in Chicago, IL. Prior to joining Morningstar, she served as a managing director, People Advisory Services at EY. Mary is both a seasoned corporate executive and an experienced human capital consultant. Based in Atlanta, Mary specializes in driving behavior change at scale including workplace purpose, culture, leadership, learning and equity and inclusion. Mary brings in-depth practitioner experience to her work at Morningstar having worked as a CHRO, Chief Talent Officer, Chief Learning Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer. She holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Chemistry, as well as a Masters in Communications. She’s a private pilot, an avid international traveler, a choral singer, and the mom of two amazing teenage daughters.

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