About Mary Allen

Mary Allen DeBold is an Associate Director at EAB, overseeing the team supporting members of the Community College Executive Forum and Student Success Collaborative—Navigate. In this role, she manages executive level relationships and provides dedicated advice to drive member engagement, ensuring each institution realizes maximum value from their EAB partnership. Since joining EAB in 2012, Mary Allen has held a variety of roles serving special segments of college leaders, including Canadian members and small masters institutions, before specializing in community college member support.

Prior to EAB, Mary Allen worked in higher education policy and press communications in Governor Nathan Deal’s office in Atlanta, Georgia. Mary Allen also has experience consulting for Electrolux, specifically looking at innovative partnerships between industry and universities.

Mary Allen earned her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and her undergraduate degree in Public Policy from the University of Mississippi’s Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College.


Areas of Expertise

Community College, Student Retention and Success, Degree Progress, Student Engagement,

Mary Allen DeBold

Associate Director

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