Mary Phillips grew up in Chesterfield County VA and graduated from William & Mary in 1985 with a BS in Mathematics and went on to receive her MS in Operations Research from George Mason University in 1993. She taught High School Mathematics in both the Loudoun and Fairfax County School Systems. Throughout her undergraduate years at William & Mary, she enjoyed working at Swem Library. She is married to her husband, Kevin Phillips ’84 and has two grown children. Mary is a charter member of the Society of 1918 and has supported the reunion committee for the class of 1985. Mary and her husband are strong supporters of the university and provide a need-based scholarship support for students who are active military duty or military veterans or dependents/survivors of active duty military or military veterans.