After graduating from Wake Forest University, Mary Ellen worked in the corporate consulting world helping big brands such as Gatorade, Pepsi and Dominos develop strategy and innovation plans. Wanting to get more hands on-experience in building a brand, Mary Ellen joined Uber in August 2013. At the time, Uber was just in 30 cities around the world. Now in over 200 cities, she has been on quite the “ride” building the Uber brand in Michigan and the Midwest.