Treasurer of the Board
Mary Ellen Collins attended the University of Wisconsin before pursuing a career in advertising in Los Angeles. She received her degree in Business from Pepperdine University and an Advanced Advertising degree from the University of Southern California. Mary Ellen has worked on various projects for Columbia Pictures, Travelers Insurance, Princess Cruises and Ericsson Telecommunications. In 1992, she opened her own agency in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Collins Forte Advertising specializes in branding and business development for small to medium sized companies. When not in Santa Fe, she can be found in the East African plains of Kenya or the rolling hills of Tuscany. She serves on the Espanola Valley Humane Society.