Mary Kathryn (MK) is originally from Virginia Beach, VA. Having moved around multiple times between North Carolina and Georgia, she finally returned ‘home’ to North Carolina 4 years ago. Mary Kathryn currently resides in the Raleigh area and is married with a daughter at East Carolina University.
Mary Kathryn holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in human resource management from Colorado State University. She has worked for various Fortune 500 companies throughout her career in human resources and is currently a vice president of human resources at a global investment bank. Her passion for disability rights comes from her personal experience and family members with multiple mental and physical disabilities. Mary Kathryn is spirited about self-advocacy, advocacy by and for those with disabilities, and policy creation by and with those it affects.