Mary Ann Beyster

Executive Producer/Producer

Mary Ann Beyster is an award-winning producer-director of documentaries about entrepreneurial spirit, community health, and sustainability. She produced and directed the short The Kitchenistas of National City (2016), produced the feature We the Owners (2012), and produced educational collections on entrepreneurship & employee ownership (since 2006). Broadcasting and distribution includes PBS, NETA, Cinema Guild, Film Media Group, Department of Defense, and numerous universities.

Mary Ann initiated the Kitchenistas film projects and, through her interviews, writing, and vision created a strong portrayal of wo