Maria

Associate Director
at Columbia Business School (CBS)

Maria served in the MBA Admissions Office as the Associate Director at Columbia Business School (CBS).

During her tenure, she focused on global recruiting efforts, managed Open House events for admitted students and developed diversity programs.  Maria advised applicants daily and reviewed hundreds of applications per cycle. She was also an applicant interviewer, a liaison to other offices within the School, and a CBS representative at events around the world.

Prior to CBS, Maria started her career at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank and after completing the analyst program, became a lender structuring credit deals for ultra high net worth individuals. She transitioned into human resources, where she spearheaded talent management, succession planning, and diversity initiatives.

Maria has been helping MBA applicants to navigate the admissions journey for over 7 years. She loves to guide applicants through the process to best articulate what drives them across the MBA application materials.

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