Maria brings 20 years of experience in marketing and management in the for profit sector with a focus on delivering results and innovation to JED. While at Forest Laboratories, Inc., she created and managed several successful enterprises and introduced multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical products to the market. Keen on serving in the nonprofit sector, Maria applies her organizational and resource management experience toward developing JED’s volunteer program and corporate sponsorship initiatives. She is a true connector at heart, bringing people, groups, corporations and their employees together for productive, fulfilling experiences while supporting JED’s mission. Maria has a B.S. in Nursing from New York University.