Mary Anne Smrz has been helping Waddell & Reed clients since 1993. Mary Anne holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. Mary Anne’s passion for giving back led her to create a non-profit organization, The Red Kayak Institute, which combines her love of kayaking and her mission to get people facing challenges on the water for mornings of healing. Her collaborations include retreats for cancer survivors, caregivers and women in recovery from addictions.
In her leisure, Mary Anne enjoys kayaking, hiking, biking, writing and photography.