Prior to joining VOX, Mary Grace worked within the political sphere and has an extensive background in natural resources policy and economic development. She began her career working on energy and environment policy in the U.S. Senate. She then moved to the National Alliance of Forest Owners, a trade association representing private, commercial landowners, where she interfaced between member companies and Capitol Hill and federal agencies. She then moved home to Maine to work for the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development doing business development and attraction.
Mary Grace graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French. Outside of work, she enjoys sailing, sewing, and cooking.