To be a woman who makes “Pretty” moves you must first understand the gift you hold within and next understand how to utilize it.
Mary McCray owns a Travel Agency called, Ashly’s Paradise Travel the agency was established in 2012, and she has a recreational golf chapter called, Ladies Tee Golf Chapter this chapter was created to introduce black females to golf and help create diversity in the game of golf, all levels are welcome to join the chapter. Mary McCray is an LPN of 30 years. Mary McCray is a mother and grandmother who loves to travel and ride motorcycles in her spare time, she got her 3-wheel motorcycle license. Social Media Handles- Ashly’s Paradise Travel. Ladies Tee Golf Chapter.
Outside of entrepreneurship and business, Who is Mary McCray in five words?
Mom, Nurse, Grandmother, Spiritual, Loving.
What inspired your start in the Travel Industry?
I grew up traveling with our parents as kids, and the love for traveling stayed with me, my siblings and I did the same with our kids, so it made sense a side hustle outside of my Nursing Career book our travel and get paid a commission.
You worked many years in several different industries, what lessons were you able to carry with you in your entrepreneurial journey?
The lessons, I have learned as an entrepreneur are to stay true and focused on your passion for what you are trying to accomplish and learn from your ups and downs.
Tell us about your company Ashley Paradise Travel.
Ashly’s Paradise Travel is a company with the ability to book online 24/7 at your own pace and discretion and make payments as well as a book in person with an agent.
Can you share your 2022 journey with us?
My journey in 2022 is to continue striving for the best in all my adventures in life personally and in business.
How did your business excel, what major moves are you proud of?
My biggest accomplishments to me were being able to secure an advertising market space with a Professional Bellator MM Fighter and the advertising I do on the Golf Course when I purchase a Hole and my company is listed on that Ad.
What is next for you in 2023?
In 2023, I am working on several adventures purchasing my motorcycle a 3-wheeler, and striving for my company to be a household name in all homes with great reviews.
What is your definition of a Pretty Woman Who Hustles?
A Pretty Woman who hustles means to me, a fierce woman with that go-get-it attitude, drive, passion and is Beautiful on the inside and outside with her own style and grace that sets her apart as a furious woman.
Visit Ashly’s Paradise Travel online at http://www.ashlysparadisetravel.com
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