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.
At the beginning of each season, I like to share a new reading list — not only for compiling my book recommendations, but for the sake of accountability. For myself. But first, have you ordered my book yet? Have you written a review? I’m writing my second book which is fiction, and it is so… Continue reading Mary’s Spring 2020 Reading List
For my most recent solo trip, I traveled to Montreal for my birthday. While tropical destinations are tempting, a winter wonderland was a perfect way to spend my last weekend as a 25-year old. Friday, February 7, 2020 My flight was supposed to leave at 8am, but Montreal had an extreme blizzard that day with… Continue reading Igloofest and Rest in Montreal
Three years ago, I was wrapping up my MBA and my CHAARG internship. In that time, I have apparently become an expert on post-grad life, so I am back on the CHAARG podcast talking about what I wish I had known about that “adulting” life. Admittedly, we didn’t get to all ten of my points… Continue reading On the CHAARG Podcast: 10 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About Post-Grad Life