Mary Dixon

Starbucks Coffee Company - Dir College Achievement Plan


Quick Bio

As director of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, Mary Dixon drives the strategic development of this groundbreaking program and overall partnership with Arizona State University. Mary’s team manages strategic alignment and prioritization, program design and enhancements, and communications for the Starbucks College Achievement Plan and other collaboration priorities with Arizona State University.

Mary has over twenty four years of leadership experience with Starbucks in both the U.S and international. She spent ten years in international operations leading market development, creating strong relationships and ensuring operational standards in nine markets throughout Asia and Europe. Mary’s experience in public affairs centered around leadership of key strategic projects that involved external and internal stakeholder engagement, strategic messaging and problem solving including Global Month of Service, the Starbucks Leadership Experience and the evolution of Starbucks Mission and Values.

Prior to Starbucks, Mary worked with EF Foundation a non-profit Foreign Exchange Student organization. Mary is a graduate of Colorado College with a BA in Economics. She is actively involved her son’s school and volunteers for organizations focused on hunger and nutrition.

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