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Cailey Locklair Tolle

President

Cailey Locklair Tolle is the President of the Maryland Retailers Association and has worked in Maryland State politics for the past ten years.  She attended the University of Delaware where she received her Bachelor of Arts in political science and Towson University where she received her Master of Science degree in integrated homeland security management with a focus on security policy.  She also holds a Certificate of Security Assessment and Management from Towson University.  Previously, she worked at the Baltimore Jewish Council as their Deputy Executive Director overseeing both operations and government relations and for Speaker Michael Busch at the Maryland House of Delegates.  Cailey is a member of the State’s Unemployment Insurance Legislative Oversight Committee and serves as a board member of the Justice Reinvestment Commission Oversight Board,Council of State Retailer Associations and Goodwill of the Chesapeake boards.   In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with animal organizations, playing softball for the Department of Legislative Services and is a proud “sponsor” of a Naval Academy midshipman.   She resides in Annapolis, MD with her husband.

Maddy Voytek

Legislative and Membership Director

Maddy Voytek is the Legislative and Membership Director at the Maryland Retailers Association. She attended Towson University where she received a Bachelor of Science in political science. While at Towson, she was the recipient of multiple scholarships and maintained Dean’s List status every semester. During this time, she also worked a part time retail job at Towson Town Mall and interned with MRA for two legislative sessions before being brought on full time after graduation.

Maddy was born and raised in Eldersburg, Maryland. She attended Liberty High School where she played field hockey all four years and was an intern for the Carroll County District Attorney’s Office her senior year. In her free time, she enjoys being outside and being active. She currently resides in Annapolis, MD.

Diana Curran

Office Manager

Diana Curran is the executive assistant to the president of the Maryland Retailers Association and manages all office functions.  She joined MRA in 1997.  Diana previously worked for the State of Maryland for 14 years with the Office of the Comptroller and the Department of Economic and Community Development.  After taking time off to be a stay at home mom for her three children, Diana returned to secretarial work in the late 1980’s.

Diana’s duties with MRA range from providing administrative support for the president, managing the office and support for meetings and events.

Diana graduated from Annapolis High School and attended the Anne Arundel Community College.  She is a life long resident of Annapolis where she currently resides with her husband, Danny.  She has three grown children and seven grandchildren.

Lauriann Schoonover

Secretary

Lauriann Schoonover (Lauri) is the secretary for MRA. In addition to her secretarial duties, Lauri handles our desktop publishing, website management and assisting with event planning.  She also stays on top of MRA benefit discount programs.

Lauri started her first office position in the 1980’s working for one of Maryland’s leading retailers of appliances and electronics.  Within her first year she was promoted and became their Assistance Delivery Manager. Over the years she has held several positions including PR Director and Credit Manager for a major Maryland based corporation.  In 2001, due to some health issues, she dropped out of the work force.  In 2005 she decided she was able to go back to work.  Attending a job fair in Annapolis, she came across the Maryland Retailers Association.” She says that she not only enjoys her job, but finds it to be one of the best work environs she has had the opportunity to work in.”

Lauri graduated from Chesapeake High school located in Pasadena, Maryland and later attended Anne Arundel Community College.  She is the proud mother of two daughters and a 13 year old granddaughter.  Lauri raised both of her girls in Pasadena and she continues to live there.  Her  girls, now adults, both have promising careers of their own.