Mary Ann Cortez

Mary Ann Cortez
Executive Assistant


Mary Ann manages Chartwell’s Orange County office, where she supports senior executives located on the West Coast.  She is responsible for project support and coordination, including preparation of client proposals and presentations, engagement agreements, project timelines, and marketing deliverables.  Mary Ann also executes general administrative duties, including CRM database maintenance, schedule and travel management, meeting and event planning, and other related activities. 



Prior to joining Chartwell, Mary Ann has over 15 years of experience in administration, project management, relationship and solution based sales, and healthcare patient outreach.  She is a passionate patient advocate who has volunteered with several cancer non-profit organizations, giving advice one-on-one as well as online, to help patients, survivors, and caregivers to navigate through cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.  Mary Ann is also a licensed realtor in the state of California.


Mary Ann holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in business from Vanguard University of Southern California.