Mary Engola joined Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in 2003 and is currently the manager of customer and industry relations. Prior to relocating in 2006 to the company’s headquarters, she worked in the company’s Washington, D.C. office, where she was responsible for civil space government relations activities.
Mary is a vibrant leader who serves in numerous professional organizations and leadership roles within Ball Aerospace.
She has been an active member of the CSE since its inception in 2004. She served as the 2008 Chairwoman of the Public Affairs team and the 2009 Co-Chair of the Multimedia & Grassroots subcommittee. Mary has been an active member of the Long-Range Planning and Membership subcommittee since 2006. In 2005, she was honored by NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe with a Citation for Space Exploration Advocacy.
Currently, Mary is the co-chair of Ball Aerospace’s Young Professional Group, which provides professional development and social networking opportunities for employees early in their career at Ball Aerospace.
Mary holds a Master of Public Policy degree from George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., and a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in communications from Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky.