Mari has a passion for travel and has had the pleasure of traveling to Europe and Italy several times, including two study abroad trips to Rome. Mari earned her MBA from Mount Mary University and holds a B.A. in Business Administration, and Professional Communication, also from Mount Mary University.
As an adjunct faculty member in the communications department at Mount Mary University, Mari teaches marketing, public relations, and communications courses. She volunteers much of her time within the community. She also runs a tax program which provides free tax assistance to low-income and elderly individuals in southeastern Wisconsin.