Who is Mary Grothe?

Mary Grothe is the Chief Revenue Officer at PNI•HCM and a 3x Founder CEO with one successful exit. She is an openly-faith-based leader, entrepreneur, global keynote speaker, and host of the national radio show Fearless Faith.

At 22, Mary began her career with a Fortune 1000 payroll and HR company, rapidly progressing from an admin role to #1 sales representative. Her commitment to prioritizing customers' needs allowed her to drive remarkable success, generating millions in revenue. This accomplishment marked a turning point in her life, enabling her to break free from a traumatic and impoverished childhood marked by abuse.

Mary established her first company at 28, specializing in startup business strategy for businesses scaling from $0 to $1M ARR. Over three years, she guided 36 startups toward profitable scale. Yet, her intense work ethic and past wounds eventually led to a transformative wake-up call. It was during this period that she discovered Christ, met her husband, and returned to the payroll industry to rebuild her career.

After three years, her passion for scaling businesses resurfaced, leading her to establish her second company, Sales BQ®, broadening her influence from startups to businesses ranging from $1M to $3M. Concentrating solely on the sales process was no longer sufficient for successful scaling, Mary evolved Sales BQ into House of Revenue® and crafted a revenue strategy that integrated sales, marketing, branding, customer success, and revenue operations.

Mary and her team played a pivotal role in growing numerous 2nd stage growth companies between $2M to $20M. In January 2023, she transitioned from CEO at House of Revenue to the CRO at PNI·HCM, and sold House of Revenue in June 2023.

Mary serves as an inspiration, empowering others to commit themselves to the concept of "Do Remarkable Work." Her keynotes, radio show, and blogs cater to those who yearn for deeper spiritual fulfillment, seek proper discipleship in their professional lives, and turn to her content to bridge the gap on their journey to becoming fulfilled.

Mary is an award-winning global keynote speaker, addressing powerful topics in human resources, sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership, and the integration of faith in the workplace. Her recent publication, Destination; Remarkable. Surviving the Dark Side of Success, under the Forbes | Books brand, is a #1 bestseller.

Mary Grothe, Top 50 Keynote Speaker

Mary Grothe's keynotes address a spectrum of challenges across professional and personal spheres, offering audiences tangible solutions and a fresh perspective.

Through her multifaceted career journey, she empathizes with individuals facing mental and emotional barriers in their professional advancement, guiding them toward breakthroughs. Grothe tackles the issue of HR departments being undervalued, transforming them into strategic assets that drive company growth. She empowers businesses to overcome revenue plateaus and outpace competitors by adopting holistic revenue growth strategies. Moreover, she navigates the complex terrain of integrating faith into the workplace, providing actionable steps for individuals seeking alignment between their spiritual beliefs and professional endeavors.

Grothe's keynotes serve as a beacon of inspiration and practical wisdom, empowering individuals to embrace remarkable work and cultivate thriving workplaces.

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#1 Bestseller

Destination; Remarkable.
Surviving The Dark Side of Success

Published by Forbes | Books

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Mary Grothe's keynotes address a spectrum of challenges across professional and personal spheres, offering audiences tangible solutions and a fresh perspective.

Grothe's keynotes serve as a beacon of inspiration and practical wisdom, empowering individuals to embrace remarkable work and cultivate thriving workplaces.

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