Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mary graduated from The Second City of Chicago. A finalist in The Andy Kaufman Competition in The New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Central's Laugh Riots Competition, Mary took first place in The 15 Minutes of FEM showcase in Hollywood. She has performed and been a host for The Improvisations in Hollywood, Irvine, Brea, and Tempe, opening for Brian Regan and Bob Saget (well, ok.. just once). She's hosted several television shows such as The Short Show for E! Networks, and co-hosted Kelsey Grammer's World Cup Comedy for PAX/TV and Faux Pause for Game Show Network.