HOW SHE GOT HERE
Mary is a CSEP certified Special Events Professional…there are only 3 in all of England (and less than 400 worldwide) that hold this highly sought after international certification. In short, she knows her stuff.
Her event planning career started in commercial radio, with over 14+ years experience in creating and executing community events, concerts and on-site live broadcasts. She’s worked at a handful of radio stations all over Texas in the promotions/events department, sales & marketing and even on-the-air as a radio DJ.
She has extensive experience in concert promotions thru her work at Direct Events, handling the local marketing plans for nationally touring shows such as Seal, Los Lonely Boys, Ani DiFranco, Joss Stone, and Lucinda Williams for The Backyard (5000 capacity venue), Austin Music Hall (3500 capacity), La Zona Rosa (1300 capacity) and Antone’s (550 capacity). Plus, she worked in non-profit marketing for the Austin Lyric Opera.