For Mary Malone, the founder and CEO of M3 Placement & Partnership, it all started with a vision of excellence. She had a dream to surpass all expectations when it came to a staffing and executive search firm and most importantly, changing peoples lives. As a certified MWBE, she works both regionally and nationally with an emphasis on helping both companies and potential employees achieve ultimate success.

Growing up in a family business, Mary Malone lives by a philosophy she learned from her father: “Do a little more, a little better” each and every day. At M3, she enjoys spending time with both clients and candidates alike, and developing meaningful, deep-rooted partnerships with them. With each developing relationship and each opportunity, she gives her all to providing clients and candidates with an unwavering commitment of excellence.

Mary Malone is committed to donating her time to a variety of community organizations. Currently she serves as a trustee for Mohawk Valley Community College, the executive committee for the Mohawk Valley Health Systems Foundation, and the Women’s Giving Circle, an organization in which she founded in 2013. Mary Malone previously served on several other boards, including the Mohawk Valley EDGE, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening and growing the economy of the Mohawk Valley, United Way, chairing the campaign in 2007, along with the Stanley Center for the Arts, View, Slocum Dickson Foundation, UICD and Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce. She founded the Women’s Roundtable, which facilitates events for female CEO’s and senior executives, and is a co-founder of Accent on Excellence, which annually honored 10 young leaders who excelled in their professional work while giving back to their communities.

She has received the Women’s Business Council Young Careerist Award, and was honored by the YWCA for the Salute to Outstanding Women. Mary Malone is also a CultureTalk™ Certified Partner. CultureTalk™ offers an end-to-end system for measuring the culture of an organization, as well as the strengths of the leaders and teams that drive it.

Mary Malone is a graduate of Wells College and has a passion for mentoring others and watching them unleash their potential, both personally and professionally. When not at work, Mary Malone heads to the Adirondacks for skiing or time on the lake with her family. She resides in Clinton with her husband, Mike, and their three children.