• March 29, 2017
HCMx Radio 56: HCM Excellence 17 live interview with Mary Andrade – Director of Learning Design and Development at McKinsey & Company


Mary Andrade, Director of Learning Design and Development, McKinsey & Company Host:

Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer and HCM Principal Analyst, Brandon Hall Group

About Mary Andrade

Mary is the head of McKinsey & Company’s Learning Design & Development Center of Excellence and a member of CLO Nick van Dam’s leadership team. Her L&D and Learning Design career spans 2+ decades across professional services firms, and she’s quite deftly leading the charge on learning design innovations at McKinsey as well as being at the epicenter of a transformation of learning underway at McKinsey. She was also one of the architects of Partner University.

To listen to our interview, you can download the podcast anytime at the HCMx Radio site.

Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer, Brandon Hall Group


Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

Leave a comment