Mary grew up in Fremont. She graduated from Liberty University in Virginia with a degree in Elementary Education. After 20 years of teaching, she joined the staff of Welty Financial Services in 2005 and is licensed in property, casualty and life insurance. Mary received the 2014 Quality CSA of the Year Award from Erie Insurance. Mary enjoys travelling, photography, and spoiling her niece and nephews. She is an interpreter for the deaf at Grace Community Church of which she has attended for over 40 years.