Stateside Solutions US Market Entry

Our Team


Mary Rodgers – Chief Executive Officer

Our Team - Mary Rodgers CEO of Stateside Solutions

After a successful career in NY, Mary returned to Ireland in 2007 to set up Stateside Solutions.  She identified a niche in the market and noticed that there were a lack of companies specializing in U.S. market entry strategy and execution for foreign owned SMEs.  With her knowledge and expertise of the U.S. market and knowing what businesses need to succeed, Stateside Solutions was created; serving as a bridge for foreign owned SMEs entering the U.S.

Mary has worked with clients from Enterprise Ireland, Invest NI, and IE Singapore and runs U.S. market entry programs both on a voluntary and paid basis for companies considering entering the U.S. marketplace. “You can never be too prepared, companies need to take the time to understand both the opportunities and the cost of doing business in the U.S. Planning will lead to increased efficiency and a faster ROI.”

With offices in NY and Galway, Mary splits her time between both offices and when she has a moment to relax, she enjoys time with her husband Charlie and her daughters Lauren and Grace.

Kathi Dillon – Business Development Project Manager

Kathi Dillon, Business Development Project Manager at Stateside SolutionsWith a track record of 15 years in growing projects and businesses, Kathi has a commitment to building and managing innovative enterprises in both the public and private sectors.   Her specialty is making connections between people, agencies and services, and turning concepts to lasting success through persistence, intuitive analysis, research and hard work.  Her passion is helping people identify and reach their goals, in business, career planning, education, training and building support systems for families, schools and communities.

Achieving a Masters, First Class Honors in Information Systems Management gives her the technical foundation for building information systems adding further value to innovative business project development.


Niall O’ Riordan – Sales and Marketing Executive

Niall O' Riordan, Sales & Marketing Executive at Stateside SolutionsHaving lived in New York for several years working in the Electrical and Information Technology sector, Niall returned to his homeland in August 2012 to pursue a career in Sales and Marketing. Niall’s extensive understanding of the US marketplace and mindset makes him a key team player at Stateside Solutions.

Niall is responsible for the development of our social media platform and is the Account Lead on several client projects. niall.o’



Anthony Shaughnessy – Sales and Marketing Executive

Anthony Shaughnessy, Sales and Marketing Executive at Stateside SolutionsA native Galwegian, Anthony graduated from NUIG with an honors Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012. Having spent several summers in New York from 2007-2011 Anthony caught the bug for Sales. Anthony has worked in Sales and Marketing roles, working in Sales and Marketing with the Clada Group and Coca Cola.

Anthony is an Account Manager and Recruitment Specialist working with Stateside Solutions software clients, supporting their market entry needs in the US.



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Suite 1D,
New York, NY 10025
+(00)1 212 470 6579

Co. Galway ,
+353 (0)93 32767 | +353 (0)86 3298976

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