Marie (Gallishaw) Fricker is a head writer for the 30-office Jack Conway Real Estate Company based in Norwell, Massachusetts. She has had freelance articles published in Boston Magazine and many other publications throughout New England. She was a longtime contributor to the South Shore Senior News writing a humorous column entitled “Motherhood the Second Time Around.”
In her previous position as a marketing director for Jack Conway & Co., she won five international communications awards for a book and video she wrote entitled The House that Jack Built. Before joining Conway in 1993, she was a publicist for the State Department of Education.
Born and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, Marie earned a bachelor’s degree in English from U. Mass. Boston, and a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University. She lives in Scituate with her husband Al. They have two grown children, Allison, a teacher in the Dedham Public Schools, and Jason, a Rockland Firefighter, and five grandchildren, Benjamin, William, Christian, Olivia and Sam.