Mary G. Morris is the Chief Executive Officer of Virginia529 College Savings Plan, a role she has held since October 2007. She directs and manages the operations, resources and investments of Virginia529, the largest 529 plan in the country, and is involved in state and federal legislative and governance issues relating to the 529 industry. Mary came to Virginia529 from the national law firm of Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP and prior to joining Kaplan Fox in 2002, Mary served a term as Treasurer of Virginia, appointed in 1999. Mary earned a Juris Doctor and Master of Law and Taxation from the Marshall–Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. Mary is active in both national 529 organizations, serving as Chairman of the Board of the College Savings Foundation and as Treasurer of the College Savings Plans Network and a member of its Executive Board.