Where Are They Now? Mari Adams Roberts

Mari Adams was born in Benson to Tom and Nancy Adams. She graduated in 1996 from Benson High School.
In High School she played volleyball, basketball, and softball. She was a member of the marching and jazz bands, and she was FBLA and Student Council Vice President.
She attended Mesa Community College where she played volleyball for a year and softball for 2 years. She finished a BS in Supply Chain Management at Arizona State University. She parlayed her degree into a job for Frito-Lay in Texas, where she leads a team of 2,900 employees and is responsible for the safety, cost, and service performance of 28 Frito-Lay Traffic Centers in the U.S. Mari has held numerous positions in her 19-year career with Frito-Lay, including field operations and corporate assignments in transportation and logistics.
Her family includes husband Scott and children Emiko, 7, and Jason, 5.

Her brother owns the G&F Pizza in town. An interesting sidelight — as a small child, her mother was in one of the Japanese internment camps in California.


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