Mark And Mary Kay Liston

In this episode we host the dynamic husband and wife duo Mary Kay and Mark Liston.

Mary Kay is the president of Molly Maid, a neighborly brand company. She is on the IFA Franchise Relations Committee, and is the FRC representative on the 2020 convention committee. She is active in Franchise Business Network in Ann Arbor and also active in the Women in Franchising Network in Central Texas

Mark Liston is in a new and exciting role at Neighborly brands (after serving as brand president of Glass Doctor) where he works with brands they acquire including Mosquito Joe, Window Genie and others. Mark was the past Chair of ICFE Board of Governors for 2 years. He is currently a member of the Foundation Board of Trustees and an IFA Board of Director.

In this chat we dig in to: their leadership styles and how the compliment each-other, their current roles, Marks weekly blog (7 years strong!), ways to get involved in a deeper level in franchising AND a bit of competitive fun.

Marks blog:

More info about the PRINCIPLES of Franchising program that Mark spoke about;

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Audio Engineer: Ben Kliever

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