COPYWRITER & STRATEGIST
Mary’s marketing/advertising career spans more than 25 years, starting with Direct divisions of Foote, Cone & Belding as writer for Apple Computer, Microsoft, The Salvation Army, and others. Her numerous awards include a Caples Award for Apple.
She founded her own boutique agency with clients Blue Cross/Blue Shield, City of Hope, Great Western Bank, Arizona Bank/Bank One (now Chase) and consulted for non-profit fundraising giant Russ Reid Co. and for Ogilvy & Mather Direct while capturing awards for City of Hope, Sitmar Cruises and a DMA Gold Echo for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Her writing for Total Gym garnered American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design usa for excellence in communication and Davey Awards. Mary’s range spans real estate, insurance, outdoor recreation, travel and leisure, fine arts, financial, software solutions for the architectural, engineering, construction, media and entertainment industries as well as journalism.
Mary’s Bachelor of Arts in Honors English from California State University Northridge was awarded summa cum laude.