Maria is a member of the Women’s Speaker Association. She speaks on topics ranging from mindset, to nutrition, to sharing her inspirational story of losing more than 120 lbs. She delivers her content in a fun, energetic, and engaging manner. In addition, Maria was an inspirational leader to her co-workers. In 2013, Maria was awarded GNC‘s most Inspiring and Transformational Employee. Her journey has been shared to various groups throughout the region and the US through GNC’s “ME ON GNC” campaign.