Mary’s 20-year professional career spans communications, marketing, public policy, nonprofit leadership and philanthropic research and support. She currently serves as director of community engagement for the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation and is a member of the NPML Advisory Board. Previously, she was president of the Gateway Center for Giving, and served as executive director at Boys Hope Girls Hope and the Wildlife Rescue Center. Mary is frequently asked to speak on issues related to nonprofits and philanthropy. In addition to her many other volunteer endeavors, Mary has given generously of her time to PPA, its students and alums and was recognized as a PPA Distinguished Alumna in 2013.