Mary Beth and her husband Dick have been active in public policy and politics for many years. Most of their philanthropic mission is to help build and promote conservative organizations. In 1999, Dick became a founding member of the Club for Growth, which began their involvement in national politics. Mary Beth is proud to serve as a donor representative advising boards of American Commitment, American Transparency and the Network of enlightened Women. Her work career spans the restaurant, travel, investment, and avocado farming industries. Dick has two married children and five grandchildren that get them through the dark days of political setbacks and keep them in the ring.