EDUCATION: Attended Oregon State University where she obtained a Bachelor degree in Human Development and Family Sciences. 

WORK HISTORY: Mary's background was in working with kids with mental illnesses and trauma. However, given the emotionally and physically taxing nature of the job, she decided to switch career paths. She is now in the finance department at the Port.

FAMILY: Mary is the youngest child in her family of six, five of which are boys. She is married and looks forward to starting a family with her husband. For now, they have a 3-year-old pug named Junebug who, the whole office agrees, is pretty cute.

HOBBIES: Mary has been doing zentangle artwork with ink pens and has completed drawings for coworkers around the office. She sold her first piece for profit in December and looks forward to continuing her art skills.

COMMENT: Mary has been living in the Coos County area for two years now and she and her husband plan to settle down in the area. She’s really happy to be a part of the Port of Coos Bay as she’s been able to have some amazing opportunities through her work. Overall, she’s grateful to be a part of an organization that works to improve the community.