Honoring Black History Month by celebrating MaryLynn Mack as an Extraordinary Woman of Color

Posted at 11:08 AM, Feb 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-17 13:11:53-05

MaryLynn Mack came to the Garden in 2004. In collaboration with the Executive Director, she serves as co-leader in all aspects of the operation. She is responsible for the vision, planning, and growth of the visitor-based aspects of the operation, including event services, guest services, retail, food services, information technology, site operations, security and human resources. MaryLynn has over 20 years of staff management, strategic planning and project development in the areas of social services, gardens and museums. She was the founding Director of the San Diego Rescue Mission Women's and Children's Center, a program recognized nationally as one of the most innovative and successful long-term residential programs for women. Before moving to Phoenix, MaryLynn was the Director of Volunteers/Intern at the San Diego Natural History Museum and served in the U.S. Navy. She was the recipient of a Piper Fellowship, a Chanticleer Scholarship and a graduate of the Getty Leadership Institute.