Maria Gridley, Community Relations Director
Maria started out as a social media influencer and content creator back in 2010 with a focus on faith, fashion, fitness, and beauty; and a passion to inspire, encourage and teach others. In that time, she has partnered with brands such as IT Cosmetics, Urban Decay, Crazy Cool Threads, Shoe Dazzle, Goli Nutrition, Shrewd Food, Elite Plastic Surgery, City Beauty, Beauty Junkees, MBA Cosmetics and more.
Maria was the Social Media Manager with MBA cosmetics. In addition to that, she also created content for the brand which included promotional photos and videos for their website and socials. Maria would also travel throughout the country to work trade shows and events for the brand, building her experience in sales and customer service. She worked for the brand for 6+ years and has aided in the online growth, recognition and sales of the brand..
Maria loves to make genuine connections and encourage others to succeed and be their best selves. Maria is a proud mother of 3 children. Her hobbies include working out, hiking, shopping, makeup, and anything creative – like painting, drawing, jewelry making singing and music.