Mary is an Assistant Director who meets with all students and is the liaison for transfer/CSTEP students. She also works with Biology students who are exploring non-traditional career paths. Mary is originally from Bulgaria and has grown up across the Midwest and the Northeast. She holds an MEd in Higher Education from North Carolina State University and a BS in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University. Prior to UNC she worked at NC State with students in science disciplines and is currently a member of the North Carolina Career Development Association (NCCDA) and the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (NCACE). In a previous life Mary worked as an accountant for both public and private companies where she found that working with students is what she enjoys most. In her spare time, she likes to work out, craft anything from Pinterest, and explore interesting events around the Triangle with family and friends.