"Mary McNally is definitely one of the best exam prep instructors by whom I’ve been instructed. Not only was this class most informative but also engaging. Her matter-of-fact style in material presentation made me comfortable while making the content understandable and easily digestible. Appropriately interspersing analogies with lecture kept the class interesting and sparked germane, lively discussion between her and the students. This not only made the content more understandable but also kept the class engrossing. Mary’s professional, stimulating and thought-provoking teaching style left an indelible impression on all students and guarantees success as we prepare for the PMP exam. In addition to the excellent instruction, Mary sacrificed her off-duty time assisting students with the harrowing PMP application process. Going above and beyond by providing rare, sage advice, she used her vast experience to ensure accurate completion of each application. As a testament to all of the great things I’ve heard, Mary is a model instructor and should be lauded as such." -- Racheau Lipscomb, Jr. PMP Exam Prep Bootcamp.

Harford is proud to have Mary’s expertise and unique and engaging teaching style for the Project Management: PMP Prep course here at the College. She brings three decades of project management experience to her interactive training sessions. She knows what it takes to successfully manage projects, and is skilled at sharing this knowledge. She is highly regarded for her skills in designing curriculum, managing projects and delivering training. Mary has worked with government agencies, colleges, universities, and corporations in several industries as a consultant, project manager, instructor, and group facilitator and has been involved in biochemistry, IT, HR, property management, training, and engineering projects. She specializes in preparing students to successfully sit for PMI professional credential exams.

With decades of project management and instructional experience, Mary capitalized on her background to establish Project Training Plus, LLC, in 2004. The company is an approved provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI R.E.P.). She has been a project management consultant, program manager, and delivers training for other colleges in addition to HCC, PMI, NPOs, corporations and government agencies. Active for many years in the PMI Baltimore Chapter, Mary has held key leadership roles as the VP of Membership and VP Certification Programs.

She earned a BA in Sciences & Mathematics and an MS in Biology from Edinboro State University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Management from Notre Dame University of Maryland, and a Master's Certification in Project Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. Her public LinkedIn profile is available at

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