MARY GRACE LANDRUM
State Service Commissioner, OneStar Foundation
Morning Session: Maximize Your Leadership Strengths
For 20 years, Mary Grace Landrum, through Landrum & Associates (L&A), has successfully partnered with clients in Houston, across the United States and internationally. Long term relationships and recurring client contracts is a testament to the quality and effectiveness of Landrum & Associates’ work. In 2017 Landrum served as part-time Executive Director for the West Houston Leadership Institute where she was the program facilitator for five years and currently coordinates their Sponsorship Program.
Landrum has worked with a range of clients at all levels of an organization and across multiple sectors in for profit and non-profit organizations. She has partnered with clients to create strategic plans, develop leadership skills, coach medical practice leaders through process changes, develop teamwork and collaboration skills in intact work groups and develop non-profit boards. She specializes in helping emerging and established leaders build skills to identify and reach their organizational goals and helping organizations create goals and processes to increase their success.
Landrum holds a bachelor’s degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville and a master’s degree in education from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston and on the corporate faculty at Lone Star College.
Active in community and professional organizations she served in leadership roles with the Association for Talent Development, the Southern Gas Association (SGA), the Houston West Chamber of Commerce and on numerous non-profit boards. Landrum was an elected trustee of Spring Branch Independent School District, 2005-2011, received the Distinguished Service Award from the SGA for leading their business television network and in 2013 was named Outstanding Alumna in Education by Franciscan University. In 2016 Landrum received the Distinguished Leader award from the West Houston Leadership Institute. Landrum has been appointed by governors Perry and Abbott to serve as a State Service Commissioner with the OneStar Foundation where she current chairs the program committee.