Maria has been in the Travel/Hospitality Industry for over 26 years. Her career began at a family owned travel agency. After nearly 7 seven years of being a travel agent she made the transition into a corporate agent for a large travel company. After a couple of years she jumped over into the group air dept. In 2003 Maria began her career as a Registration Manager for another large travel company. It is here where Maria met Lisa Scott and become experienced with various meeting planning software. Maria resides just outside of Chicago is married and has one teenage son.