Mary Kay Ziniewicz


For over 25 years, Mary Kay built groundbreaking intrapreneur programs that received international acclaim while she served in C-level marketing positions in professional service firms. Prior to that, Mary Kay worked in advertising and promotional agencies where she worked on high profile consumer goods accounts to include Got Milk™. Ask Mary Kay about meeting Britney Spears! Now, Mary Kay built Bus Stop Mamas--a workforce tech platform that gives employers access to sidelined talent—moms. Bus Stop Mamas is a is transforming organizations, families, and the economy—at once and with one click. Mary Kay and her husband Keith are Ohio natives, have been married for over 24 years and love living in Minnesota. In 2006, the couple became parents and their lives changed forever. Keith left his career as a commercial sculptor to be a stay-at-home dad. When their daughter was 10, Keith was itching to get back to his career and Mary Kay brought her marketing and branding consulting firm in-house. This is when “the mama problem” was identified. Standing at the bus stop with incredible moms who, like her husband, forfeited promising careers to care for their children. Businesses need this incredible talent, and so does the world. Bus Stop Mamas was conceived, and now born. Honors and Awards: Google for Startups and Fueled Collective, 2019, Fellow Beta.MN Fall 2019, Showcase Winner Twin Cities Business, 2019, Voted Top 7 Startups to Watch Twin Cities Business Journal, 2019, Voted Top 20 Start Up Innovation Grant, MN Launch 2020, 2022

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