Maria began her professional career as an Administrative Assistant. She worked at a few different firms and some of her responsibilities included being the liaison between international offices and overseeing the clerical support staff within the group.
Maria entered the transfer agent industry 25 years ago, working as an Administrative Assistant at Broadridge Financial Solutions (formerly known as ADP). Throughout her career with Broadridge, Maria continuously moved through the business and up the ladder, first moving to the Issuer Liaison group as an Administrative Assistant and managing all aspects issuer proxy mailings. She was then promoted to the position of Client Service Representative. Her responsibilities with the new role consisted of servicing Fortune 500 issuers and coordinating processes with new hires, including training and supervising. She continued to work within the proxy business at Broadridge until she came to Continental in early 2022 as an Account Manager.