Maria is a Business and Community Development Advisor at ICON CDC.
She has more than 12 years of experience in the non-profit, social enterprise, and community development fields, and has brought this wealth of experience to her role at ICON. Maria has assisted dozens of small business start-ups and microenterprises in LA’s burgeoning service sector, with a variety of marketing, permitting, financial literacy, access to capital projects.
Maria is fluent in Spanish and is working toward her BA in Business Administration. In 2013 she completed an International Business Program through Expiriment in Germany, which provided hands-on instruction in business and economic development, and environmental sustainability.