Maria joined Oswald Financial in 2016, bringing with her a unique perspective and a diverse skill set. A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art with a degree in Technology Integrated Media Environment, Maria has been a marketing specialist in various sectors for 12 years. Maria joined Oswald Financial after another advisory firm in 2016 and specializes in building and maintaining a strong, consistently effective brand identity and innovative thought leadership. Maria strives to be an asset to OFI’s clients and to help build the kinds of relationships and service value that set Oswald apart from the industry.
Maria is passionate about communication, thought leadership, and emerging technologies and loves the challenge of working on growth in a tightly regulated industry. She also enjoys supporting Oswald employees company-wide in aligning their operational practices with digital marketing best practices and is a part of the Oswald Serve It Up Squad, a cross-functional committee which aims to promote communication and visualization strategies to help professionals communicate better in a hyper-distracted world.
Maria has long been involved in volunteer work, including co-chairing ArtCares to benefit the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland and chairing the Student Independent Exhibition at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Maria is also part of the United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Financial Stability Impact Committee and is a mentor for College Now. She is passionate about the arts, social justice, as well as nature and science. Maria enjoys family, writing fiction, drawing and printmaking, experimental music, and falconry.