Mary serves as Senior Property Manager at Preston Bend Real Estate and comes with extensive experience in facilities operations, asset management, project management, strategic sourcing and contract negotiation.
Early in her facilities career, Mary worked in the fast-paced .com industry where she quickly honed facilities management skills and logged airline miles managing 30 offices across 22 states.
Later, as Facilities/Asset Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Mary led a high-performance team in providing safe, comfortable workplaces for 3000+ employees. At BCBSTX, Mary performed front-line duties in the daily operation and maintenance of multiple DFW Metroplex office buildings and warehouses including the Texas Headquarters (1 million+ SF) and the Mail Distribution / Record Retention Facility (140,000 SF).
Outside of work, Mary and her husband enjoy spending time with their grown children, home projects and traveling. Also, Mary is passionate about mentoring teen moms and for many years, she has volunteered as a peer counselor, workshop leader and parenting class instructor.