Molly Beran (she/her) is the President & Founder of Projects By Molly, LLC. Molly’s mission is to put her background in project management, people management and data to work to empower leaders and companies to make better decisions.

Prior to starting her firm, Molly held several senior management positions at Strata Decision Technology, and was a manager of multiple teams in IT at Lurie Children’s hospital. Prior to those positions, Molly consulted with Chicago-based Burwood Group, Inc., a boutique consulting firm specializing in IT management and infrastructure solutions. Prior to Burwood, Molly worked as a project manager and corporate trainer at Epic Systems Corporation, a Madison, WI-based healthcare software firm. Molly graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. with Honors in International Studies and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Molly has been a season ticket holder of Lookingglass since 2011 and initially joined the Lookingglass Associates Board during the fall of 2014. She joined the Governing Board in September 2019. Molly also volunteers at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lakeview, where she has been a member since 2012.

Bio as of 2024


  • AEI Committee
  • KPI Taskforce
  • Metrics Taskforce


  • Associates Board President
  • Associates Board VP of Membership
  • Associates Board Social Media Manager