Alumni Spotlight
Mary Michael Corbett ’85
2017 Board Chair

Mary Michael is a business strategist with government, public affairs, brand development and marketing experience. She is currently taking a career sabbatical and enjoying some time off before her next great adventure.

She most recently served as the Government Relations Officer for Norton Healthcare, Louisville’s third largest private employer.  Mary Michael led Norton’s federal and state public policy initiatives.

A pioneer in professional services marketing, she was the first Chief Marketing Officer in a Kentucky law firm and spent 20 years managing marketing, business development, public relations, community outreach and strategic philanthropy programs for two multi-state firms.

Prior to that, she worked eight years as a senior adviser in the executive branch of government working with Kentucky’s first and only female governor.

Mary Michael began her career in radio and television.

She serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Leadership Kentucky, Chair of the Kentucky Arts Council, on the board of directors and as a former chair of Delta Dental of Kentucky, on the Executive Committee of the Rotary Club of Louisville and on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the KY Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.