Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 – 2014

Mary McFadden/Health Management Resources Corp.

Mary McFadden is the co-founder of Health Management Resources Corp., one of the leading providers of weight management services in the United States. Mary co-founded HMR in 1983, taking on the roles of director and corporate counsel for a number of years. Throughout its history, HMR has helped over 1.1 million people tackle their weight related health issues, with Ireland looking to open offices in the future.

Mary is a native of Bethlehem, PA and is a fourth-generation Irish American with ancestors from Leitrim on her father’s side. She says she “takes great pride” in her Irish heritage and feels a strong connection to her roots while growing up in a very Irish household, noting her father’s help in campaigning for President John F. Kennedy. Mary attended Boston University where she received a B.A., later earning her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School where she graduated magna cum laude. Mary has received numerous awards throughout her career including the Environmental Merit Award from the EPA. Mary and her husband Lawrence live in Massachusetts with their three children Evan, Haley, and Molly.