Mary Jamba has 26 years of genealogy research experience with a special interest in DNA. Her formal education includes degrees in psychology, human development and religion. She has an eclectic career background working as addictions counselor, hypnotist, artist, and educator in addition to many volunteer positions. She has owned, operated and managed several small businesses and co-ops. Mary has solved over a hundred cases of unknown biological parentage using genetic genealogy. Currently, she serves as immediate past president of the Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, program chair for the Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee, and DNA User Group Leader for the Computer Assisted Genealogy Group.