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Mary Grate-Pyos


Mary Grate-Pyos, Chief PearlPreneur™ of My Pearl Power™, is committed to encouraging, empowering and educating others to live positively; believe in possibilities; and achieve prosperity in life. 


She is the author of Wealthy Woman – Wise Choices and is featured as a Financial Expert on a Syndicated Radio Show, Serving Up Soul with Dorinda Clark. She is the former Personal Finance Columnist for the Capital Spotlight Newspaper, Washington, DC.


Calling herself a ‘Geek in Pearls,’ she graduated with a Master’s in Business Administration from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, and a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Newberry College, Newberry, South Carolina.


Her writing has appeared in countless publications including, Financial Woman Today Magazine; Today's Christian Woman Magazine; Ebony Magazine; Milwaukee Times Newspaper; Coalition of Black Investor's Newsletter; and Christianity Today website.


Past Clients include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Xerox, Inc.; AARP; Color Me Beautiful, Inc. Arbonne International; Warm Spirit, Inc.; Small Business Administration; Federally Employed Women; Blacks in Government; and countless Churches; religious groups; and women’s organizations.


Ms Grate-Pyos speaks regularly around the country as a keynote speaker, workshop & seminar presenter, and motivational teacher. 



Speaking Topics Include:

For Personal Encouragement
“Let’s Get Financially Focused!”                          
“Debt Management Strategies”
“Financially Focused & Financially Free”
“Waging a War on Debt”
“Who Moved my Money”


To Equip Business Owners
“Risk Management Strategies for Business Owners”
“Business Strategies to Protect Your Business”
“A Business Built to Last”


Churches/Religious Organizations
“Building a Business with a Spiritual Foundation”
“Stewardship Principles for Peace of Mind”
“Financial Success – A Kingdom Perspective”
To Encourage Employees of Corporations/Government Agencies
“The X Factors of Financial Success”
“Strategies for Financial Success”
“Strategies for Increasing Work Productivity through Proper Financial Management”


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