Prior to Vintage and Vogue, Maria’s role was Manager for FranklinCovey (NYSE:FC) Home and Family Division overseeing the Eastern United States for Non Profit Organizations and Philanthropic Initiatives. Her expertise helped to create, organize and facilitate volunteer coalitions within many states and achieve goals directed by their city managers and mayors for ultimate growth within these cities and help execute on these goals. She is also a certified facilitator for the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, the 8 Habits if Highly Successful Marriages, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, Focus, Time Management, Smart Steps for Stepfamilies and 10 Great Dates. She was also the former Executive Director for North Atlanta Family Network (the largest Family and Marriage coalition within the state of Georgia). Prior to FranklinCovey, Maria’s role was VP Marketing for the Project Management Division of Provant (NASDAQ: POVT.).
Maria currently serves on boards such as Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, The Orange Duffel Bag Foundation, Minds in Motion and previously to State of Georgia Supreme Court Commission to Strengthen Marriage, Family and Youth and Outward Bound Atlanta. She is very involved in fundraising in every capacity and loves makes a difference in the community however she can.