Senior Vice President, Branding & Communications
Mary Faulkner is Ferguson Wellman’s senior vice president of branding and communications. Faulkner serves on Ferguson Wellman’s wealth management and institutional services committees. She is also the marketing and business development liaison to Umpqua Private Bank in Portland, Seattle and San Francisco.
Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Faulkner worked for the American Red Cross Oregon Region and WellMed, a division of WebMD. Following college graduation, she spent six years working for the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.
Faulkner earned a B.A. in rhetoric and communications and a minor in political science from the University of Oregon. She also holds an M.B.A. in marketing, finance and information systems from the University of Minnesota and completed UCLA’s Certified Financial Planner accelerated program. Recognition includes: Portland Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award, Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery’s David L. Bragdon Volunteer of the Year Award, PRSA’s Spotlight Award of Distinction and a Tiffany Award for Employee Excellence from the American Red Cross in 2004.
Faulkner serves on the board of trustees for Oregon Historical Society; is past chair and founding board member of the Lone Fir Cemetery Foundation; past board chair and honorary council member of Portland State University’s Center for Women’s Leadership; foundation board and long-term planning committee member for University Club and investment committee member for Multnomah Athletic Club.
Faulkner and her family reside in Northeast Portland.