Founded by a couple of strong Philly broads with a vision of accelerating the development of women leaders, Broad Advantage is a data-driven, glass ceiling-breaking, visionary disrupter of the status quo. We are a workplace consulting firm that helps companies achieve their goals of creating more equitable work environments by celebrating diversity, rewarding achievement, and encouraging all employees to reach their potential.

We don't just lean in. We lead in.

 

 
 

Principals

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Erin Bloom
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

For more than twenty years, Erin has held leadership positions across a variety of business disciplines including Marketing, Finance, Real Estate, and Information Technology. Her career has centered on finding creative solutions to complex problems by using emerging technologies to create business growth as well as using workplace flexibility as a means for increasing creativity and productivity.

She co-published a study with Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth called "Changing the Career Ladder: Paving Flexible Pathways for Today's Talent". Erin was an early adopter of social media platforms for corporate marketing and customer service initiatives and served as an adviser to pioneering internet companies such as Monster and CareerBuilder when they were charting the path for how companies use the internet today. 

Erin sits on the boards of The Counseling Center, the Wellesley Club of Philadelphia and the Villanova University MBA Ambassador Program. She has previously served on the boards of the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce and The Peace Center. 

Erin earned her BA from Wellesley where she double majored in Political Science and French Cultural Studies and received an MBA from Villanova University.

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Mary Pietryga Ogle
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Prior to co-founding Broad Advantage, Mary was an Officer and Corporate Vice President for major Fortune 500 companies such as Sanofi and Teva Pharmaceuticals.  Her passion to further corporate gender equity stems from over 25 years of commercial corporate leadership experience domestically and abroad.  Consistent advancement in roles of greater responsibility within such companies as Merck and Co, Inc. and Johnson and Johnson has fueled her desire to partner with corporations and share insights into the challenges and opportunities women face in the workplace.

Mary’s work on topics of gender bias and navigating counter-conventional roles has been published in journals such as Center for Gender in Organizations and Sex Roles.

She received her BA in Mathematics and Physical Science from Michigan State University and earned her M.B.A from Villanova University while working full-time and raising three children.