Gladys Bettis

Family Advisor

Gladys Bettis, affectionately referred to as “Mama Bus,” is the mother of NFL Hall of Fame and Pittsburgh Steelers running back “The Bus” Jerome Bettis. She is a founding member and past president of the Professional Football Players Mothers Association (PFPMA). As a breast cancer survivor, Bettis works closely with the American Cancer Society, serving as an ambassador for its Pittsburgh initiatives, and is a proud member of Sisters Network, a breast cancer survivor advocacy and support group. She serves as president of The Jerome Bettis “Bus Stops Here” Foundation. Bettis is a sought after guest speaker and her philanthropy is nationally recognized. She serves as a board member for Detroit Sports Zone and Ebony Ladies/Fit Factor. Even with all of her accomplishments, she still refers to herself as a “mother first.”

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