Experienced corporate consultant augments diverse perspectives on Board

SOUTH RIDING VA. – Mary Stutts has been named to the Advisory Board of Slone Partners, it was announced today. Stutts is a renowned C-level global branding and growth expert who has provided strategic counsel in the biotechnology, healthcare, technology, and media industries at Fortune 200 companies including Genentech, Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth Group, and Comcast NBCUniversal. Mary Stutts is currently the Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations at Sumitovant Biopharma.

Growing up as a foster child from the age of five, Stutts in 2004 founded The Center for Excellence in Life (TCEL), a 501c3 organization focused on developing women and underrepresented youth aspiring to leadership positions. She later served as Chief Inclusion, Diversity & Health Equity Officer at Stanford Health Care (SHC), where she worked directly with the SHC Board of Directors and executive committee to build and curate an Inclusive Leadership Program for Stanford’s leaders.

Stutts joins Vijay Aggarwal, Ph.D., Bijan Salehizadeh, M.D., Mara G. Aspinall, and Kyle Wilson as members of the Advisory Board of Slone Partners.

Stutts remarked, “I am honored and delighted to become a member of the Advisory Board of Slone Partners as I am a firm believer in the company’s mission and its people. In my role, I will bring my voice, perspective and insights as a seasoned black female executive to the table, and help solidify Slone’s leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion, both within the company and within the candidate pools that we deliver to our client partners.”

Stutts is a highly-respected corporate advisor, author, and speaker on the dynamics of women and men in leadership, developing a personal brand, mastering entrepreneurship, and the imperative for women leaders to add value in growing corporations. Her current book, “The Missing Mentor: Women Advising Women on Power, Progress and Priorities,” is regularly listed among the top sellers on the topic of women in leadership. Named one of Savoy Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America, Stutts earned a B.A. in Communications Management from the University of Louisiana, a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Southern California, and completed the Executive Program on Organization and Strategy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Slone Partners delivers the leaders who build amazing scientific healthcare organizations – People Are Our Science®. Since 2000, Slone Partners specializes in delivering world-class C-suite leadership, executive, and upper management talent to the most promising and established life sciences, biotechnology, diagnostics, precision medicine, CRO, and laboratory services companies. With coast-to-coast presence in the most active healthcare industry hubs of Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Austin, Research Triangle Park NC, and Washington DC, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search and advisory services to innovative scientific healthcare companies. To learn more about Slone Partners’ value proposition and processes, visit www.slonepartners.com or call 888.784.3422.

*Press release edited 6/27/2023