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Mary E. Corrado

President & CEO


Mary E. Corrado joined ASE in January 1990 and advanced through several positions before being appointed President and CEO in December 2002. 

Corrado has more than 25 years of experience in association management. She has delivered numerous presentations on various Human Resource topics including compensation and benefits, employee development and employee relations. She also is President and a trustee of the ASE Educational Foundation and sits on the boards of the ASE-affiliated HR Management Group and the ASE Professional Staff Management Board.

Corrado has been selected as an Emerging Business Leader by the Detroit Regional Chamber. She also received the Emerging New Leader Award from the Michigan Society of Association Executives. She was named one of the top 40 under 40 executives by Crain’s Detroit Business magazine.

Corrado is a Certified Compensation Professional and a Certified Management Assessor. She was elected Co-Chair of the U.S. Department of Education State Clusters Project, and sits on the National Advisory Committee. She formerly sat on the advisory committee for Henry Ford Community College’s M-TEC.

She is a member of the Metropolitan Detroit Board of the YMCA, serving on its Executive Committee, chairing its HR Committee, and was elected Vice Chair in 2021. Corrado was also voted in as a board member for the Troy Chamber of Commerce in 2021. 

Formerly, Corrado sat on the National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors, and was elected to the Executive Committee of the Employer Association Group in 2003, and became its Chairman in 2008 and again in 2019. She was elected to the Skyline Club Board of Governors in 2004 where she is past Chair of the Nominating Committee, and in 2012 was elected Chairman of the club.  She was elected to the board of the Michigan Society of Association Executives in 2006.   She was a nominee for Vistage Group's Soaring Eagle Award in 2017.  Corrado formerly held a seat on the board of directors of the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber and served on the Membership Development Committee for the Detroit Athletic Club.