The oldest female child of 13 children. Born and raised in Norristown, Pa.
Attended 12 years of Catholic schools. She started working with her father at his data entry company when she graduated from High School.
She married a Naval officer at the age of 22 and was immediately immersed into the Washington, D.C. culture. After two years they were transferred to Honolulu, Hi. Two years and his tour ended. They moved to Ohio where their children were born. In 1978 they were divorced due to his heavy drinking.
In 1983 she met an Air Force officer and they married in 1984. They moved from Michigan where she had her own byline in a local newspaper and her own television talk show for Singles. On to Oklahoma. After 2 years they moved to Lexington, MA then to Long Beach, CA.
A friend and she started a Wine Brokerage firm, selling wine to restaurants in Los Angeles county and the Palm Springs area. The children went off to college.
In 1998 we moved to Henderson, NV where she was employed by Caesars Palace. She was promoted to a gourmet wine server in 1999 and became a Sommelier in 2001. She continued her education to become a bartender within the culinary union. Her passion is volunteering in the community with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). It is to assist children in foster care to transition to adoption.
She wrote and published 3 books in 2020 and 2021.
A Single Touch Queen of the Hill by Maryjane Spillane
Nan’s Alphabet by Maryjane Spillane
Nan’s Alphabet for Children by Maryjane Spillane.
She continues to work in the food and beverage industry with the following hotels:
Caesars Palace and their 9 properties
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Michelob Ultra Arena
Sodexo International Las Vegas Convention Center
Learn more at https://asingletouch.net/.
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