Mary K. Thomas
Certified Life Coach
1028 E. Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34478
Phone: (352) 266-0015

Mary K. Thomas is an energetic and highly successful businesswoman currently living in Ocala, FL. Born in Baltimore and raised in Miami, Mary relocated to Ocala to become involved in the horse business. Many of her accomplishments rise from her work in staffing and equine businesses.

When she moved to Ocala, Mary was interested in becoming a farm manager, but soon founded a staffing agency for farms, now called Equistaff. Her specialized and expert equine staffing filled a need in one of Florida’s most important industries and has blossomed into a highly successful and diverse operation. It was also the first equine staffing company in the United States.

Equistaff features an award-winning website,, and was the Marion County Equine Business of the Year in 2007 & 2008. To keep up with ever-changing technology was redesigned in 2013 and has thousands of members from all over the world.

As a member of the American Staffing Association, Florida Staffing Association and a Certified Staffing Professional, Mary has started several extremely successful staffing firms in Florida. Now a national firm, she recruits nationwide with satellite offices in Michigan. Find out more at

Awarded the Top Producing Firm in 2002, Mary won the Florida Back to Work Contract in 2009-2010. Fasttrack has doubled in size in three years and most recently opened a Jacksonville, Florida location. Mary is a former Vice President of the Florida Staffing Association and former President of the Marion County Staffing Association. Fasttrack is a Florida certified MBE as well as a member of multiple Chamber of Commerce Associations in North Central Florida.

Most recently, Mary has founded MKT Talent, where she applies her experience as a certified life coach and career counselor. The mission of this company is to guide people as they strive toward becoming their personal best. Mary is a member of the South East Handwriting Association and her services include handwriting analysis. Find out more at

Mary received her BS Human Services from St. Leo University. She is a member of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce and was Marion County Business Person of the Year in 2008. She is available as a consultant for small business start-ups and staffing projects as well as life coaching and handwriting analysis.

With a passion for ballroom dancing, Mary opened a studio and now is the owner of Dance Dance Dance, a studio that supports ballroom and other types of dancing. Learn about lessons and coaching at

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