About Annette

Pace Annette DIR 5x7 2
First Cadillac 1981

First Cadillac 1981

Second Cadillac, 1983

Second Cadillac, 1983


Annette Pace

Future Executive Senior Sales Director

Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • 11X Pink Cadillac Unit
  • 5X Circle of Excellence

Annette began her Mary Kay career in March of 1977 and debuted as a Director in December, 1979.  Before joining Mary Kay she was a High School Biology and Physical Education teacher with the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation.  She was married to Elbert Pace for 49 years.  Elbert passed away in July, 2012.  He was a devoted husband and a loving father.   Elbert was a High School Science teacher and coached football and track before retiring at the age of 57.  Elbert and Annette have four grown children.  When Annette joined Mary Kay, the oldest daughter, Kymberlee was 7 yrs. old.  Kerry & Krista (twin daughters) were 5 yrs. old & Klint was 10 months old.


  Kymberlee is married to Vince Gilkey, Colonel in the U.S. Army.  She teaches the visually impaired.  Krista and her husband Patrick reside in Westchester, Illinois.  They are the parents of Ruby Jane.  Krista is an Occupational Therapist and has her own business, Pace Pediatrics.  Patrick works from home as a Freight Broker.  They also have a clothing business, LuLaRoe, which they run from their home.  Kerry and our other granddaughter, Ella Lenn live in Annandale, Va.  Kerry is Associate Dean of MBA Program, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University.  Klint, our youngest, is a Registered Nurse.


   Annette has been personally honored in the National Queen’s Court of Sales.  She has been a consistent Star consultant for 116+ quarters.  Her Unit Achievements have led her to drive a Mary Kay career car since 1980, 11 of them  the prestigious Pink Cadillac.  She has earned over two million dollars in her Mary Kay career.  Her highest ever commission check for one month was $18,067.00. 

Kerry & Krista with Ella & Ruby, 2016
Kym and Klint
Annette and Girls
Ella Ruby flag
Family Picture July 2012
Family Vinces Ceremony
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