Mary received her Master’s in Taxation (LL.M.) from the Boston University School of Law. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of New Orleans, a Juris Doctor (JD) from the Loyola University School of Law and a Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations, she is a member of the Louisiana and Texas State Bar Associations. Mary shares her husband Dave’s involvement in the local community. In addition to co-chairing the Acadiana Night of the Child fundraiser for Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana, she was a founding board member and has served as president of the Krewe of Victoria. Mary has served on the Bishop’s Welfare Board for the Diocese of Lafayette and is a past president of the Lafayette Natural History Museum and Planetarium Association. Mary is a past president of Les Deux Douzaines and has served on her church parish council.