Mary Ann Pellegrino

Mary Ann Pellegrino

Mary Ann Pellegrino

Director of Development at The Life Center of the Suncoast, Inc.


Dr. Mary Ann Pellegrino has been a lifelong learner and educator. Her extensive background for the past 28 years includes education and business strategist, counseling, sales, author, consulting, motivational speaking and project training along with coaching for optimal outcomes. In collegiate education she has record success in achieving national recognition for type, quality and volume of work produced, received numerous awards for largest amount of new college students recruited in the nation and received recognition for the largest school with the highest student success and retention rates. She has been responsible for strategic development and implementation for student satisfaction of over 80 collegiate campuses around the world, achieving record success.

Dr. Pellegrino’s formal education is extensive with degrees in Electronic Computer Engineering, BA in Psychology from St. Leo University, MA in Rehabilitative Counseling and Mental Health from University of South Florida, and a Doctorate degree in Education Leadership and Counseling from Argosy University.

She has worked as an Educator, Licensed Psychotherapist, Supreme Court Certified Mediator, Business strategist, Coach and Strategic Consultant. Her passion is traveling extensively around the world from the Peruvian Amazon, Nepal, Patagonia,
Argentina, Mexico and China studying and understanding cultural indigenous patterns and how they are adapting their wisdom to the new world paradigm.

Dr. Pellegrino currently works as a consultant to collegiate education systems and businesses for improving and transforming their work culture and overall outcome by creating programs that assist with their motivation and productivity.

She is currently the owner of Pellegrino Consulting, the Director of Development for The Life Center of the Suncoast, Inc. and co-founder of Wisdom DeCoded.