Mary Walter is a renowned business change agent, talent developer and leadership coach. She has more than 20 years’ experience in helping managers to become exceptional leaders. She most recently served as group senior vice president of stores for Ross Stores, inspiring 50,000 associates to deliver unprecedented results in operating margin, customer service and employee engagement. Walter’s experience includes work at Target Corporation, Gap Inc. and Macy's. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Humboldt State University and master of business administration degree from Northeastern University.