Mary's charity of choice is Catering To Cats & Dogs. Mary is a native to Charlotte and has lived here all of her life. Mary graduated from Garinger High School through the Academy of Finance and went on to UNC-Charlotte to study business management. A few life detours later she graduated cume laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Mary has two beautiful daughters and more animals on her small farm than she wants to admit. She enjoys any activity that happens outside, and if it includes art, music, or food she is even happier! Mary is passionate about caring for people and animals and wants to use her business to give back.