Mary Kay retired from The Boeing Company, where she worked for over 27 years. Her positions within the company included program management, business operations, resource management, strategic planning, project management, systems engineering, and software engineering. She was born in Pennsylvania, raised in Ohio, and moved to Orange County in 1977. Mary Kay obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Michigan State University and held a National Science Foundation Fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mary Kay serves as a senior examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Program and a judge for the California Awards for Performance Excellence. She is an active member of Altrusa International of Anaheim, where she has served on the Board and is currently chairperson of the literacy committee. She is also a proud quilter for Project Linus, an organization that provides handmade security blankets to children in trauma. Mary Kay is a widow with one grown daughter and currently lives in Yorba Linda.