About Us

The Power Up Group is a minority owned Business Strategy and Human Resources Consulting Firm. We partner with individuals, family, organizations and the LGBTQ community, embracing possibilities.

The Power Up Group was developed after years of successful work with Mediation, Emotional Intelligence and Human Resources Essentials. The Power UP Group has a deep appreciation of all diverse life styles and emotional cultural awareness, successfully blending these differences to meet objectives of your organization and your personal lives.

Mary fully understands that conflict is a part of everyone’s life. Her passion is to make things right and support individuals and businesses with a tranquil atmosphere. Mary is known as a caring and solution oriented MEDIATOR! Learning to manage conflict effectively is an essential life skill needed by every person and everyone’s group, regardless of one’s age, social role, profession, gender, cultural background, or beliefs.

We offer private collaborative mediation services at an affordable rate and assist the parties with coming to a complete and amicable settlement of the disputed matter.

We will build an engaged partnership from day one. A unique opportunity to link the dynamics of your organizations emotional cultural awareness, emotional intelligence and your personal life style.

Mary Ann Mantia – President of The Power Up Group

Mary earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Marketing at the University of Phoenix and her certification in Strategies for Enhancing Executive Influence from Harvard University. She is a well accomplished Human Resources Senior Executive with a 23 year career in the gaming industry. Mary has held many senior executive leadership roles, including Director of Human Resources, Director of Hospitality & Property Services and Director of Hotel Operations.

Mary fully understands the challenges of operating a successful organization from the right fit for the right job to the right Leader that personifies your branded culture and role models your core values. Mary’s rich experience in project management and broad business knowledge has made her the sought after expert for any business development project on their horizon.

Mary was recognized as a world Leader for her Branded Service initiative and Brand Sustainability at a TMI-TACK world conference in Shanghai China and received the Star Award in July 2014.

Mary is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Coach EQ – i 2.0

“Power up and accelerate your organization from ordinary, to extraordinary.”


Mary is a Certified Mediator from the National Association of Certified Mediation, NACM.

Mary is a Board Member for LaFrontera Arizona.

Mary has a track record for turning around organizations and aligning the organization’s strategic objectives by developing sustainable leadership succession programs that stabilize and transform organizations.

Mary is a powerful resource and a diverse expert who continues to be sought out for her vast knowledge and business experience with a combination of global consulting with Budapest, Hungary and Shanghai, China.

Mary also sits on the Advisory Board for Native Nations for the last three years. She has conducted work shops at their annual Human Resources Conference and has been a subject matter expert, speaking on topics such as Employee Engagement, Leadership and Succession Planning.

Mary has been recognized as Women of the Year 2014 NAPW (National Association Professional Women) for Outstanding Excellence and Dedication to her Profession. Mary also was on the Board of Directors for NAPW.

Mary is a member of SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) and is a member of the Human Resources Executives of Tucson.

The Power Up Group is an HR Consulting firm developing cultures of success for businesses in Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, Scottsdale, Glendale, Chandler, Tempe & Peoria AZ.

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