Mary Jo Schifsky

 

Profile Details

Full Name

Mary Jo Schifsky

City

Roseville MN

Course Location (for current and past participants)

Minneapolis MN

Year Graduated (for Evolve/ALVA grads)

2006

About Me

(from corporate info on website)
Executive Director os Store To Door since 2006, Mary Jo Schifsky has an extensive business background having held positions of increasing responsibility with Minnegasco, Target and the Hazelden Foundation. In 1994 she founded and operated her own business, Pickle Product Inc., a children’s stationary and gift manufacturing company based in Minneapolis. Over the next ten years she built it into an award-winning, national and profitable organization which she sold in 2005. In late 2005, she formed her own consulting practice, Aging Choices, advocating aging planning for adult children and their aging parents and advised clients on issues concerning finances, medical social and housing issues. Mary Jo holds an MBA from the Carlson School of Management and a BA from the University of Minnesota. In May 2006, she earned an Advocacy Leadership for Vital Aging Certificate from the University of Minnesota. This year-long program, completed in conjunction with the Vital Aging Network, exposed Mary Jo to the myriad of issues facing aging adults in today’s society as well as to many resources available to help.

I am willing to be a resource for Evolve participants

Yes

Interests

Aging services, non-profit leadership, community engagement, physical health and spiritual growth.

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