Mary began her career in 2000 at the Westin Seattle in Catering and Convention Services, working with a wide range of customers on high-level meetings and conventions. In 2005, she joined Compass Group in support of Microsoft’s on-campus events. As Director of Events, she came to understand highly complex meeting needs, as well as appreciate the necessary diversity, knowledge, and unique talents of the many people required to create engaging and memorable events. Mary has a great love of detail and customer focus and thrives on being part of a team in whatever capacity is needed. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and enjoys reading, baking, tap dancing and spending time with her family.