The Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention (CFI) at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce that Mary Parker has joined our team as the lead Grants and Contracts Specialist. In this role, she will work closely with the project manager on the budgets for the TARTARE, Chakula Salama, and FAIRE projects. Mary has spent the last twenty years working in various areas of community leadership; dedicating her time to working with groups such as military spouses and the Girl Scouts of America. Mary has worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Ravid & Bernstein, served as a Senior Tax Accountant for Ernst & Young, was a supervisor for Strothman & Company, and volunteered as an income tax assistant for military soldiers, dependents, and civilians overseas. Mary has ample experience supervising audit teams, preparing tax returns, and performing various functions of audit, review, and compilations at a variety of industry levels.