A 2017 graduate of Elon University in Elon, North Carolina, she double majored in political science and philosophy. She honed her public speaking, debate and logic skills in the classroom while developing marketing and advocacy expertise through several hands-on internships. She now works with a variety of clients including the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida PrePaid College Board.
“Every client that Moore takes on represents an incredible cause,” she said. “It’s easy to get excited about issues like school lunch and saving for college, marketing and advocacy for causes that matter in Florida.”
Mary Frances is passionate about social causes and issues including criminal justice, race and gender. For three years during college, she dedicated her time to the Periclean Scholars Program, which promotes sustainable service. Her class led agricultural and farming initiatives in Burlington, North Carolina, and Namibia.
In addition to working for NOW, Mary Frances served as an intern in the litigation division of the Ausley McMullen law firm in Tallahassee, Florida, and for the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village resort in Destin, Florida. At Ausley McMullen, she conducted research for the litigation team, became a leader in social media strategy and developed a plan for the firm’s anniversary celebration. At Emerald Grande, she helped manage weekly events to bring visitors into the resort, crafted news releases and managed social media.
Although her family has lived in Tallahassee for several years, Mary Frances is new to the capital city, her parents and two younger brothers having moved her while she was in college. She spends her free time exploring new restaurants, parks and the local music scene.