Mary West was bornon 1945 in San Diego, California, United States. Mary West and her husband Gary, a hospital administrator, founded WATS Telemarketing in 1978 in their garage. They sold WATS in 1980, and she founded West TeleServices in 1986; her husband joined a year later. The couple took West TeleServices public in 1996; they sold their majority stake in it for $1.4 billion in 2006. Since then, Mary and Gary have set up multiple non-profit organizations and contributed over $350 million to improve healthcare for aging seniors. Mary owns nearly 10% of West Corp. which went public again in 2013.
In 2008, she and her husband had a combined net worth of $2
They sold WATS in 1980, and in 1986, she founded West TeleServices in 1986, which went public in 1996
In 1978, with her husband Gary, she co-founded WATS Telemarketing in the garage of their house in Omaha, Nebraska
Mary West (born 1945/46) is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, the co-founder of West Corporation