Marcy Twete is a recognized leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability for multinational Fortune 500 companies, and has a background both broad and deep in nonprofit fundraising, ESG (environmental, social, governance) factors, marketing and communications. Graduating from Kellogg’s Executive MBA program in 2018, Marcy calls herself a CSR leader turned “finance geek,” and a passionate advocate for the intersection of societal value and responsible practices across sectors.
From 2014-2018, Marcy led sustainability and corporate responsibility at ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel and mining company. There, she led a team responsible for developing the first Integrated Report in the steel industry in the Western Hemisphere, and was part of the global team responsible for creating ArcelorMittal’s industry-leading sustainability program centered around its 10 sustainable development outcomes.
Since 2018, Marcy has advised corporations, nonprofit organizations and P.E./V.C. portfolio companies on environmental, social and governance risks and reputation management. Recent projects include revenue sustainability implementation in the nonprofit sector, crisis communications strategies, expansion feasibility plans, and an integrated reporting roadmap for a Fortune 500 professional services leader. During this time, Marcy also completed a long-term engagement with social sector data and insights leader, Mission Measurement as Managing Director for the company’s corporate services division, responsible for go-to-market strategy for the company’s patent-pending social outcomes evaluator, the Impact Genome® Project.
Marcy’s background also includes nearly a decade in the nonprofit sector leading and advising annual and capital campaigns ranging from $3 million to $4 billion. She also founded a women’s career development initiative that attracted more than 1 million women to its services from 2012-2014 and is the author of the book You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works.
Marcy is a proud Trustee at the Chicago Architecture Center, and a former member of the Boards of Directors for Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana and Step Up. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the College of Saint Benedict and her MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She resides in Chicago with her husband Charlie and her beloved tabby cat Betsey.