MaryAnne Lawrie has been working here at Strive since 2001. Through all that, she’s been a rock-solid source of organizational expertise. MaryAnne says she learned everything she knows on the job and through workshops and a variety of training she’s been fortunate to attend. Prior to coming to Strive she worked as a paralegal and did transcription on the side.
MaryAnne likes working with people with disabilities because she says it feels genuine and real. “It pulls on your heartstrings when you see them achieve their goals.” She considers her honesty as one of her greatest assets on the job. She describes herself as an open book.