College of Management and Technology
School of Management
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Dr. Mary Jo Anderson has over 25 years of professional experience leading major transformations across financial services and nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she was the CFO at a mid-size nonprofit in Washington, DC, where she led all operations, financial, and administrative functions. Her expertise as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt has enabled her to implement quality and business process improvement programs in several organizations. She spent over 14 years with Bank of America and held various roles focused on customer experience, client referral processes, and led several sales and operational teams.
She holds a Doctor of Management degree from UMGC, Class of 2011, where she researched leadership, diversity, and management topics. She conducted a case study focused on Executive Women in the US Banking Industry. Her research examined internal and external factors such as self-efficacy, emotional intelligence, mentoring, networking, and organizational culture. Additionally, she has an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and a certified Myers-Briggs practitioner. Dr. Anderson is also an experienced PMP, SHRM-SCP, and CPC professional.