Mary Kay Spellman leads the SPI Research Division. Her extensive government experience in so many different areas and jurisdictions of government makes her a great asset to the SPI Team. Her expertise has been honed through her work with the Texas Legislative Council, the Legislative Budget Board, the Texas Legislature, county government, educational associations, law firms, statewide associations and private sector firms that do business with government. She has served as a budget analyst, policy advisor, researcher, program specialist, strategic planner, operations advisor and an efficiency expert.
Mary Kay has not only worked in the functional areas of government, she has researched, interviewed, analyzed and prepared reports for the State of Texas. She has also prepared reference materials for use by the School Performance Review team and provided training in several areas. Mary Kay holds a BS in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a JD in Administrative Law from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to the SPI Team.
*Not licensed to practice law.