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CW Warrior Alum Delivered Keynote Address

Friday, May 5, 2023
CW Alum Warrior Delivered Keynote Address

White Plains, NY - The College of Westchester will celebrated its 107th Commencement Ceremony at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown on Thursday, June 1st. Director of Global Accounts Payable at Stitch Fix, and CW Alum Mary Magdalene Anyansi, delivered the Keynote Address to the Class of 2023.

In 2011, Mary Magdalene graduated Summa Cum Laude with an associate degree in accounting, is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and the recipient of The College of Westchester Charitable Foundation Scholarship Award.

Upon completing her Associates from CW, she returned and graduated Magna Cum Laude with her online bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in Project Management and Finance in 2013. She was one of the first cohorts of the Online Division, graduating with BBA honors, the recipient of the Dr. Milton E. Cagan Memorial Award, and a member of Sigma Beta Delta. Most recently, Mary was also the recipient of The College of Westchester’s 2021 Alumni Achievement Award. She also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the CW Charitable Foundation.

After graduating CW, Mary has obtained a Certificate in Project Management Essentials from Pace University, a Certificate in Accounts Payable Manager from the Institute of Finance and Management and is currently pursuing her M.M.G.T, Strategic Management and Executive Leadership from Penn State, World Campus.

Mary has been a finance leader with 16 plus years of increasingly responsible experience in delivering maximum value through skilled financial, operational, and administrative leadership by collaborating with stakeholders to establish strategy and drive business decisions. Mary is a subject matter expert in finance and accounting applications and system implementation. She is known for defining and developing effective and workable framework to manage and improve all organizational functions and corporate change agenda and transformation.

She is an accomplished Global Director of Accounts Payable and T&E, who has distinguished herself through her exceptional achievements and contributions to various worldwide entities in the entertainment, financial, healthcare and retail industries. Some of which include Invesco-Oppenheimer & Co., CBS Corporation, Rentokil North America; the #1 leading global pest control company at $6.7B in revenue operating in over 80 plus countries, and most recently in Stitch Fix, a global online personal styling service, where she is leading the finance shared service center in the United States and United Kingdom.

Mary Magdalene currently resides in Pennsylvania with her two children ages 16 and 8. Also in her “kid pack” are mischievous chocolate lab, Loki age 3. When not working, Mary Magdalene enjoys time with her family and traveling.