Mari Pat Varga
Mari Pat Varga is founder and managing director of Varga & Associates, Inc., a CBG alliance company. For over 20 years, she has supported businesses and individuals in building organizational cultures and robust communications practices that engage people, customers, and communities while driving profitable results. Most recently she was the Head of Communication & Leadership for Banco Popular North America and responsible for all internal and external communications, along with overseeing the Banco Popular Foundation and community outreach efforts for the bank. Mari Pat and her team were instrumental in supporting BPNA as it achieved such prestigious honors as the 2005 Fortune "Best Companies to Work For" and the 2006 USA Today "Make A Difference Day" Award for Community Service. She is the author of two books, Great Openings and Closings and The Presenter’s Journal and as well as a number of articles on communication excellence. Mari Pat received her B.A. in Communication from the University of Dayton. Her office is in the Chicago Area.