About

Dr. Mary M. Gillam, Col (Ret), USAF

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Recently featured on ABC7-Good Morning Washington, Dr. Mary M. Gillam is a leadership transformational strategist empowering leaders worldwide. A graduate of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Dr. Gillam, a retired Air Force Colonel and former member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) Corps with the Department of Defense at the Pentagon founded ELEMS, a management consulting firm to bridge the gap between leadership, management, and organization development. Capitalizing on over 35+ years of experience in telecommunications, leadership and management in the Department of Defense and industry, Dr. Gillam has led numerous award-winning organizations. A seasoned international keynote speaker, and a certified John Maxwell Team (JMT) speaker, coach, and trainer, Dr. Gillam parlays her ability to connect with audiences by producing and hosting her local television show, “Leadership Table Talk.” 

Dr. Gillam is an Amazon #1 best-selling author of 12 books and the inventor of the leadership board game called, “The Leadership Build Zone. “

She has been awarded multiple military and civic leadership awards.