Mary Jo Press currently works as the Senior Staff EHS Program Manager for Tesla in Lathrop, CA. She has taught environmental management or the community college system as an adjunct professor, served on professional national leadership committees and mentored other safety professionals through the American Society of Safety Engineers.
Mary Jo is a Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP), a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and Global Safety Professional (GSP). She serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Sustainability Management Association. Mary Jo holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University and an MS degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University where she graduated with honors and induction into Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society – National Society of Leadership and Success.