As founder and president of Mary Vail, MBA Publicist an independent public relations firm, she specializes in image building campaigns and focuses her energies on “positive” publicity. The firm has designed and managed successful innovative marketing and promotional campaigns for a vast array of organizations from aerospace, to entertainment, film-making, gaming, hospitality, fine art, home-building, medical, construction, and sports marketing. Known as the “Philanthropic Publicist”, her humanitarian efforts have been the focus of her profession; seeking ways to improve the educational, physical or socio-economic lifestyle of those less fortunate. The multi-award winning publicist has been recognized locally, nationally and internationally garnering Vail with numerous awards and prestigious accolades from Knighthood, to receiving the highest individual award from the Public Relations Society of America, the Paul M. Lund Public Service Award. In addition to these accolades she has also received multiple Addy Awards, MarCom Creative Design Awards, W3 Web Design Awards, Davey Awards and numerous proclamations and congressional citations. Vail earned a Masters of Business of Administration from the University of Nevada -Las Vegas and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Hawaii - Manoa.