An MBA graduate of Harvard Business School, Maria has a diverse professional background featuring roles in marketing, strategy and investment banking at corporations such as JPMorgan, Kraft and Bayer. At The MBA Exchange since 2011, she has helped numerous clients gain admission to highly selective MBA programs including Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Booth, MIT Sloan, Columbia, Kellogg, INSEAD, London Business School and others. Maria has drawn from her success in building and growing corporate brands to guide MBA candidates in differentiating their positioning based on specific experiences, interests and skills. Her marketing expertise helps clients craft compelling, focused applications that resonate with each targeted school. Committed to community service, she has served as president of a non-profit board and conducted business and professional development seminars. Maria holds a bachelor of arts degree from Columbia University, where she majored in economics and history. She is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese.