About
ManageWise

About
ManageWise

We’ve been in your shoes.

We know what today’s executives and managers are up against trying to deliver for the communities, constituencies, and customers they serve.

We know the challenges from the ground up and top down. Our services are designed to improve conditions for front-line staff serving demanding customers, middle managers putting out daily fires, and executives juggling the demands of leading people and achieving under intense public scrutiny.

We’ve worked in every sector, served on and advised charitable boards, and campaigned for and held elective office. We believe ethical governance and robust performance management are within reach for any organization, and no organization can meet its mission without them.

Mary of ManageWise speaking with client outside

With so much at stake for the people you serve, it’s critical that you have the wisdom, experience, and tools you need to not only survive but thrive. You don’t have to go it alone and hope for the best or continue throwing resources at problems that never seem to get resolved. Let’s make sure you manage wisely by investing effective resources in the right solution.

ManageWise is your force multiplier. We are ready to help identify and address the challenges that hold you back from delivering inspiring results for those you serve.

Let’s get to work.

Mary Hull Caballero

Founder + CEO

Mary Hull Caballero of ManageWise

Mary Hull Caballero has devoted her career to people who count on public-serving organizations to make their lives better. She is skilled at figuring out why things have gone awry in an organization and helping executives and managers fix them. Mary is motivated to ensure organizations are pointed in the right direction and thoughtfully managed to achieve what the world needs them to achieve.

Her professional throughline has been civic accountability, as a newspaper reporter, non-profit executive, performance auditor, and elected official. The hallmarks of accountability -- integrity, transparency, fairness, and courage -- guide how she works and measures her performance.

Mary is skilled in developing and managing people, strategic planning, performance management and analysis, program design for fair outcomes, risk assessment and mitigation, research and fact-gathering, administrative investigations, and written communication.

Her subject matter expertise derives from experience in state and local government, charitable organizations, and the private sector. Mary has deep experience managing or analyzing programs responsible for law enforcement policy and accountability, transportation, regional leadership, criminal and civil courts, administrative investigations and quasi-judicial hearings, public records and meetings, elections, internal services, and public policy development.

Mary earned a master’s degree in public policy and management, an undergraduate degree in communication, and holds two performance auditing certifications. ManageWise, LLC, is certified in Oregon and Washington as a woman-owned, emerging small business.

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