Edward Jones Principal Mary Ann Altergott is a member of the firm's
Transformation Office. This team is responsible for defining the
capabilities needed for success, aligning the resources and decisions
needed to enable Edward Jones' strategic transformation. She is
responsible for the enablement of our high performing team culture and
performance through learning, on the job experiences and leadership
Mary Ann has held a variety of positions at Edward Jones, including
associate development, leadership succession, learning, talent
insights and engagement. As an HR generalist leader, her team
partnered with business leaders to ensure the right talent and teams
were enabled in the right roles for the future.
In her 30 plus years of experience, she has led strategic
assessments and complex change efforts, aligning people with
opportunity to enabled sustained results. Before joining Edward Jones
in 2013, Mary Ann was a principal with The Clermont Group, a global
consultancy advising multinational clients on human resources and
organizational development issues. She held global human resources
roles at Bank of America and Diageo, in various senior human resources
and operational positions. Mary Ann has extensive experience with
corporate mergers and acquisitions focused on due diligence,
leadership succession, change management and operational
A graduate of Vanderbilt University and the
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s Securities Industry
Institute, Mary Ann is a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
and serves on its national board of directors. She earned the Girl
Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest award, and has held
national and local strategic planning and governance roles.
Mary Ann was appointed to the St. Louis Community College
Foundation Board and Washington University Women’s Forum. She has been
named one of the most influential women in St. Louis and frequently
lectures on leadership development and human capital management.
She and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors with their boys.