Marie shapes organizations to compete by driving lasting strategic change,
transforming talent, and unlocking leadership capabilities
Marie Strawser brings more than two decades of experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management to her role as a Principal at Bryghtpath.
Prior to joining Bryghtpath, Marie spent more than twenty years in various business continuity leadership roles for companies like Ameriprise Financial, Target, and US Bank. She began her career at Ernst & Young, where she served as a Senior Advisor on their risk practice team designing and implementing business continuity and crisis management programs.
Marie is the co-founder of the Upper Midwest Security Alliance (UMSA) and presently serves as their managing director. UMSA is a non-profit organization that holds the Secure 360 conference, a regional multi-disciplinary security conference spanning information security, physical security, business continuity, and audit. Secure 360 has been held annually in the Twin Cities since 2006.
University of Saint Thomas
Masters of Science, Software Engineering
University of Phoenix
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics
Business Continuity Institute
Member, Business Continuity Institute (MBCI)
Disaster Recovery Institute International
Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Senior Manager, Business Continuity
Analyst, Business Continuity
Project Manager, Business Continuity
Ernst & Young
Senior Advisor, Risk