Mary knew what she wanted to do after earning her degree from UCLA and taking her first job at Wells Fargo Bank...help to promote good ideas.
She enrolled in business school at Stanford and served as CEO of Challenge for Charity, Inc., a 501(c)3 which energizes students at seven business schools on the West Coast to raise money for charity. After earning her MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Mary moved to London to serve as an Associate and then Engagement Manager specializing in Marketing projects all over Europe and the United States.
In 1999, Mary returned to the United States and to a job as Director of Acquisition Marketing at GoTo.com, (later Overture), the first pay-per-click search engine.
After Overture, Mary was co-founder of Ionic Media, a bi-coastal media agency with over $100 million in annual billings and key clients such as Verizon Wireless, Hard Rock, Bausch & Lomb,... See More
Director of MarketingApr 1, 1999 - Mar 31, 2002
Assoc. Product ManagerAug 1, 1988 - Aug 1, 1994
Engagement ManagerJun 20, 1995 - Mar 30, 1999
Co-founder and EVPAug 1, 2002 - Apr 30, 2010
Chief Marketing OfficerMay 1, 2010 - Jan 31, 2011