Recruiter, Impact Makers

Mary Chandler Pruette is a Recruiter at Impact Makers and has been building her network in the IT community since 2011. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in Economics and Spanish. After several years of working in the recruiting industry, Mary Chandler took a professional sabbatical to volunteer overseas. Her work has taken her to South America, SE Asia, South Africa, and most recently the island of Lesvos, Greece, where she started a school in a refugee camp.


Mary Chandler credits the power of networking for her landing at Impact Makers upon her return to the business world. She believes that mission-driven business is the future, when success intersects purpose. She experiences this fulfillment daily as Impact Makers donates their net profits to charities supporting the Richmond community. She is a people connector who loves to empower women and men in leveraging their networks to make meaningful connections. In her free time Mary Chandler enjoys cycling, fostering dogs, and occasionally writing about herself in the third person.