Mary has been formally endorsed and/or received financial backing from White House Cabinet Secretary, 2-Tme Pennsylvania Governor and U.S. Homeland Security Chief, Tom Ridge; Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift, US Congressman Robert McEwen, Former Cincinnati Mayor Eugene Ruehlmann, Cincinnati City Councilmembers Chris Bortz, Laure Quinlivan, Wayne Lippert, Jeff Berding, Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Hartmann, and State Board of Education Members Jeff Hardin and Cathleen Grady. Visit Mary's FaceBook site and view photos of her campaign launch and special guests.
Mary's social media links, nationally published stories, articles and opinions are read by national, state and locally elected and appointed government members who count themselves as "Fans" of her work in education and business literacy. Mary serves as a "common-sense" advocate for kids and learning communities.
As Publisher and Chief Executive of the Partnership for Innovation in Education, Mary has a Board of Directors with leaders in business, government, education and nonprofit organizations supporting the organizational mission to facilitate innovation in learning communities throughout Ohio and across the United States.