Mary-Kate O'Leary is the Executive Director of Girls and Boys Town of Central Florida.She
is responsible for the oversight and supervision of 85 staff serving more than 1,000 youth and families annually in Residential, Emergency Adolescent Shelter, Emergency Children's Shelter, and CINS/FINS (children and family in need of services) programs.The Site's annual budget is $4 million dollars.She is also a National Peer Reviewer for the Council on Accreditation (COA), responsible for assessing quality programming at facilities across the country striving for agency accreditation.Before her appointment in Central Florida, O'Leary served as a Director of Program Operations for Girls and Boys Town USA where she was responsible for providing oversight of the day-to-day operations for six Girls and Boys Town sites. Prior to Girls and Boys Town, O'Leary was the Quality Management Administrator at St. Vincent's Home Facility in Massachusetts.She
was responsible for the coordination, planning and development of a quality management program for a residential facility serving more than 150 children. O'Leary, a native of Millbury, Mass., holds a master's degree in counseling psychology from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts.She received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from University of Lowell in Massachusetts, and completed a human resource management certification program from Bryant College in Warwich, Rhode Island.O'Leary
was a four-year scholarship basketball player at the University of Lowell
played semi-professional basketball for the Shooting Stars, a traveling team, which played throughout the northeast United States.