Mary Kristynik Joins Akraya as SVP, Enterprise Accounts

SANTA CLARA, CA, Dec. 17, 2020—Akraya, Inc., a leading global provider of IT consulting and staffing services, recently announced that Mary Kristynik has joined as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Accounts where she will oversee North American sales and account management operations. Kristynik has more than 20 years of experience in global staffing, MSP, and RPO and has held a variety of executive roles with Randstad Sourceright, Staff Management, and Adecco.


“Mary is the perfect leader for Akraya’s sales and account management team,” said Amar Panchal, Akraya’s CEO. “Her extensive staffing background and leadership roles with MSP programs will help Akraya develop strategic alliances, strengthen MSP partnerships, and expand our presence across the US. I’m excited to have Mary on my executive team as Akraya continues to innovate and grow.”

“I am very excited to be joining the Akraya team,” said Mary Kristynik. “I believe Akraya has a great business model and their Women Back to Work program has them uniquely positioned to deliver diverse talent in a way their competition can’t. As the staffing industry evolves, I believe Akraya is in a position to provide a compelling and effective service to help companies hire and engage quality IT talent.”

“I am thrilled to welcome Mary to the Akraya and Women Back to Work team,” said Akraya President and Women Back to Work Founder, Sonu Ratra. “Mary is passionate about the impact we have in the lives and careers of those returning to work and her stellar experience in the industry will help us scale WBW offerings for our customers.” 

Mary is a decisive and intuitive transformational leader with a stellar record of success in alliance creation and business transformation, skilled in implementing cutting-edge solutions that steer business growth that outpaces the competition. She excels in engaging stakeholders and cultivating relationships with the ability to build rapport and maintain trust among peers and leaders. She is known for creating meaningful relationships that are grounded in a deep understanding of clients’ needs and awareness of the marketplace and economic trends.

Kristynik received a BA Degree in English from University of Wisconsin and is a Certified Contingent Workforce Professional through Staffing Industry Analysts.

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. is a multiple award-winning provider of IT staffing and consulting services. Founded in 2001, Akraya is a certified woman and minority-owned business and the home to Women Back to Work, the only diversity initiative in the staffing industry backed by the full recruiting resources of a staffing firm.