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marketing professional

Mary Jo Woodside, American marketing professional. Stanley K. Lacy fellow Executive Leadership Series, 1988.

Background

Woodside, Mary Jo was born on December 5, 1949 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Joseph W. and Mary Margaret (Deets) Higgs.

Education

Bachelor, Purdue University, 1971. Master of Science, Butler University, 1976.

Career

Teacher West Lafayette (Indiana) Public Schools, 1971-1972, Indianapolis Public Schools, 1972-1978. Realtor F.C. Tucker Company, Inc., Indianapolis, 1978-1985. Marketing director Browning Investments Inc., 1985-1990.

President ComStep, Inc., educational consultant company, since 1990. Member advisory committee Indianapolis Economic Development Committee, since 1985. Consultant International Business Machines Corporation Scholastic Inc., various school corporations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: The Ultimate Collection of Computer Facts & Fun: A Kid's Guide to Computers. Contributing author: Kids & Computers: A Parent's Handbook.

Membership

Active Commission for Downtown, since 1985. Board directors Girls Clubs Greater Indianapolis, Arts Indiana, Indianapolis Public School Foundation. Member Youth Link Golf Tournament.

Site chairman Regional Center Plan II Task Force Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation. Member National Association Realtors, Metropolitan Board Realtors, Children's Museum Guild, Partners in Education, Kiwanis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, bridge, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married John M. Woodside, January 30, 1971. 1 child, Michael.

father:
Joseph W. Higgs

mother:
Mary Margaret (Deets) Higgs

spouse:
John M. Woodside

child:
Michael Woodside