Maria is the Senior Program Manager of National Partnerships. She supports and maintains strategic partnerships and upholds field presence and networking on behalf of the National Center. She was formerly a National Consultant for the Annie E Casey Foundation Child Welfare Strategy Group working with multiple jurisdictions supporting, coaching and advocating for system reform. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Services with Administration and Public Policy from the University of Delaware, and her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania along with a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration. In her spare time, she enjoys being a triathlete!
Senior Program Manager of National Partnerships