Maria holds Bachelors Degrees in Industrial Engineering and English from Rutgers College of Engineering and Douglass College and an MBA in Pharmaceutical Studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Maria has over 30 years of Supply Chain experience in the pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industry. Maria’s career in healthcare spans customer service, distribution, procurement, planning and manufacturing. Over the past 15 years, Maria has been Vice President of Supply Chain and Logistics organizations at Merck, Johnson and Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb. She has a proven track record in leading large complex organizations, aligning customer and supply chain priorities, implementing change, and delivering significant results. Her lifelong passion for art and engineering inspired her to combine the two in her approach for building people, process, and technology. This creative approach led to many successes, including several major drug launches and major system implementations. Her focus on strategy and organization design expertise helped facilitate successful acquisitions in multiple organizations throughout her career. Committed to developing leaders that deliver results, Maria sponsors Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, as well as Women’s Leadership initiatives where her focus is to provide growth opportunities for women in the field of technology.