Mary Magurean

Consultant, Client Services

I am an experienced member of the Brandtrust Client Services team with a curiosity and knack for understanding what makes people tick. My empathy for others, exceptional collaboration skills and optimistic outlook on life create an uplifting atmosphere for both colleagues and clients. With wide-ranging expertise that spans various industries (including a prior healthcare consulting firm), my professional skills illuminate the intricate inner workings of individuals, helping major brands view their audience in a new light. As a Consultant, the projects that truly resonate with me involve unveiling valuable Human Truth insights and witnessing the impact throughout the organization’s ecosystem, ultimately leading to better, holistic experiences for the people the organization serves.

Whenever the Midwest weather plays nice, you’ll find me indulging in outdoor yoga sessions or going for long walks with my black lab, Louie, soaking in the beauty of nature. Engaging in lively discussions about pop culture is a true passion of mine, as it allows me to connect and bond with others on a multifaceted level. And of course, nothing brings me more joy and happiness than spending quality time with my growing family – who would describe me as driven, kind, resilient and playful.

Through the power of profound insights and brand strategy, my daily practice of illuminating human stories and experiences for well established companies creates memorable and lasting impact throughout an organization.


  • Culture List: Armchair Expert podcast with Dax Shepard, You’ve Got Mail and anything made by Shonda Rhimes (an inspirational woman who has risen to the top of her field, amplified diverse voices and paved the way for others to succeed).
  • Bucket Items: Indulge in a multi-day scenic luxury train ride, learn a new sport, spend a few months living in Italy.
  • Memorable Facts: I am known for my innate ability to come up with a poignant pun on the spot.
  • One Human Truth I Live By: The best daily habit is to do the hardest thing on your list first.
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