Mary grew up in Elmhurst IL, a suburb of Chicago. She is a creative professional with over 20 years experience and who thrives on collaboration with all types of people. Mary has a strong print background using Mac platform applications to create ads, brochures, catalogs and other collateral like banners, posters and displays. She embraces each challenge as an opportunity for creativity and professional growth. Mary enjoys travel and a variety of interests including Carriage Driving - which she pursues as a hobby. Her journey with horses began in college with a chestnut Quarter Horse and an influential group of diverse horse women. Later Mary worked on Michigan Ave as carriage driver for 11 years and fell in love with driving. Which led her to Bavaria Germany, where she spent a summer grooming for Andreas Nemitz. Mary loves to introduce new people to carriage driving by inviting them onto the box seat for a drive with BB, her sweet Percheron Standardbred cross.