O'Hara was a member of the original crew that helped start up the Monett plant facility. O'Hara began her career with Schreiber Foods on Dec. 3, 1975. She worked as a wrapper operator until 1977 and then took a position in the lab as a technician. In March of 2003, she started her final position with Schreiber Foods in quality assurance.
O'Hara made many contributions to Schreiber Foods through her commitment and high standards for producing quality products for customers. In her retirement, she plans to travel, garden, camp, fish and spend time with her grandchildren.