Maria is also ABEL intermedia’s resident Acting Coach and Resume Ninja wordsmith.
She was most recently seen on-screen in a recurring role on Lifetime’s hit show Army Wives and will be seen this fall on Team Toon, a new show for Cartoon Network. On stage, she has appeared Off-Broadway and regionally in plays and musicals. Maria is also a voiceover artist and a plus-size model.
Prior to a full-time acting career, Maria worked for 10 years as a Vice President for a global financial institution. Her responsibilities included marketing, retail store planning, commercial real estate and communications. She has always been especially passionate about using business savvy and a common-sense approach to the entertainment industry.
In addition to her busy entertainment career, she works and volunteers for iMentor, a non-profit organization located in NYC’s Financial District that matches New York City high school students with adult mentors to help them succeed in high school and college.
Finally, Maria loves to cook and is a very aggressive DVR user and operator.