Maria joined United Way of Rock River Valley in 2005 after moving to Belvidere from her hometown of Palatine, IL. Prior to joining United Way, Maria worked in Finance and Operations for a vending company in the Chicago suburbs. As Director of Pledge Processing, she works to maximize efficiencies while supporting the fundraising and engagement efforts of United Way. She is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of all donor and corporate contributions.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching true crime documentaries.