Maria is a driven and value-based professional in the field of marketing and advertising. She has extensive experience in the advertising industry handling high-paced, international accounts as well as in sales for media and the financial industry. Her responsibilities include developing plans and strategies for marketing, advertising, promotions, events, public relations, and media projects; managing and coordinating project requirements of internal and external teams; and, preparing and examination of sales forecasts and budgets.
She is an entrepreneur who has multiple on-going businesses such as business consulting, coaching, income tax return preparation, and insurance services.
She has passion for continued education and had opportunities to share her knowledge as guest speaker for Small Business Administration and Small Business Development Center workshops on small business ownership, entrepreneurship, marketing, and customer service. She has also been a guest lecturer at the UCLA Extension in multiple business programs.