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mary kate mcburney

Meeting Planning Senior Coordnator

Really good at: Asking questions and building relationships 

Known for: Always having a baking/cooking fact to share 

Loves: Anything chocolate, lounging on the beach 

Guilty as Charged: Telling you about my time abroad and planning my next trip

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About Mary Kate

Fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming an event planner, Mary Kate joined Meeting Expectations in 2021 as a Meeting Planning Senior Coordinator. In her role, she assists a variety of corporate clients in planning impactful and well-designed conferences and conventions.

Mary Kate spent six years at the University of West Florida in beautiful Pensacola, Florida earning her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA with an emphasis in Hospitality and Tourism Leadership. During her time at UWF she worked in the Office of Student Involvement as a Special Events Graduate Assistant, raised over $50,000 as the event lead for Relay for Life, and helped to expand the campus community garden. She now lives in John’s Creek and enjoys spending time reading on her porch, being outside, and exploring Atlanta with friends and family.