Maria is a registered architect, licensed builder, and LEED accredited professional with over 25 years of industry experience.

She began her career as a finish carpenter before pursuing a Master of Architecture from Lawrence Technological University. Maria has worked on a wide array of projects, from small residential additions to multi-million-dollar commercial masonry structures. Her passion is sharing her knowledge: she has taught at ITT Technical Institute’s School of Drafting and Design and currently serves as adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University. Maria enjoys advising the design and construction community on masonry, tile, terrazzo, and rain screens and the merits of well-trained craftworkers.