Mary Kay Ash Valerie Barrientos BIM-5th November 4, 2010
As a kid…. Mary was the youngest of 4 kids. Her father was sick of terburculosis, so she had to take care of him. She had to clean, cook, and take car of her father while her mom was at work and school.
Growing up Mary was a straight A student Parents couldn’t afford college. Instead she got married to Ben Rogers at the age of 16.
An AdUlT! After Mary got married they had 3 children. Ben wanted a divorce when he came back from fighting in the war. She remarried in 1960 but it didn’t last long, 3 years after he died from a heart attack.
An other marriage Soon after her second husband pasted away she met her third husband. It was in 1966 when they got married and that same time she started being known as Mary Kay Ash.
Business time!! In 1963 Mary founded her own company to sell skin cream. She named her company “Mary Kay Ash”.
Unselfish Mary thought it was important to reward her workers. She gave away vacations, jewelry. She gave away punk Cadillac's to her top performers.
Being successful By 1994 Mary gave away 7,000 cars that valued up to $100 million. Ash first employee were her first husband, a chemist, and 9 of her friends. 1981 sales reached $235 million.
No more Mary Mary once said “god first, family second, job third”, that shows that Mary was a good person. She retired in 1987 and became chairman Mary is a great role model for any girl anywhere in the world.