Hey hey, it’s Mary K! I’m a marketing specialist, a fitness trainer, and a writer.
I earned my Bachelor and Master of Business Administration in marketing at Loyola University Chicago. I studied abroad in Rome and Southeast Asia, and I was also a dance minor. I started my professional journey freelancing with startups, and now most of my time is spent in the corporate world of tech. In my spare time, I teach fitness classes, write, read, dance, bake, and chase after sunrises on Chicago’s Lakefront Path.
Blogging is allegedly dead, and for the writing crowd, newsletters supposedly are the new thing. Most of my writing energy this year has gone towards my book manuscript (don’t ask for an ETA because IDK), but with the pandemic, I’ve found new ways to express my creativity. Aside from painting and piano, I’ve become obsessed… Continue reading Is this really the Golden Age of TikTok?
As part of a three-part series (I talk a lot, sorry!), I shared my tips for Post-Grad life on the CHAARG Podcast. CHAARG was a huge component of my college experience that has shaped the way I live out my twenty-something years. You can listen to the episodes here: #99] Mary Kesinger: 10 Things I… Continue reading Back on the CHAARG Podcast: Discovering Hobbies, Female Mentors, + Age Is Just A Number
I made one of my first stops back in Chicago this May to an empty Industrious to record another episode of the CHAARG Podcast! After consenting to hugs (the new normal), Elisabeth and I resumed our conversation for the three-part series on post-grad life. When we recorded the first episode last December, we could have… Continue reading Back on the CHAARG Podcast: TikTok, Quarantine, and Personal Finances