Maria has almost 40 years of experience in the oil and gas sector in the project controls group, which involved cost analysis, invoicing, scheduling, cash flow and currency fluctuation predictions. She has a B.S. in Construction Management and a B.A. in Spanish from Purdue University. She loves running and has been involved with CanCare since 1996 when the Houston Marathon launched their “Run for A Reason” initiative. She has been raising funds for CanCare ever since, and strongly believes in the CanCare mission.