Maria is a small town girl who escaped to civilization.
She went to college in Buffalo NY and graduated with 3 majors in Business and a minor in Economics.
She met her husband in Buffalo and they have been married for 19 years and have a 15 year old son.
Maria has attended the FBI and Fairfax County Citizens Police Academies. She acts as a role player for the academy and officers in training scenarios, works the canteen and belongs to the board of the Fairfax County Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. This week Maria taught a well-received class to the police department on the way clutter impacts the officer in the field.
She has worked in restaurants, retail and offices as well as running her own businesses. She is still a Sr Designer for Closet Factory in addition to running Conquer the Clutter - her professional organization business.
Maria’s approach with her clients is very holistic. She works with the client to help them figure out the physical, mental, emotional and psychological causes of the clutter and how to deal with them. She teaches her clients how to make the decisions on what to keep, sell or donate so that they will be able to do this for themselves in the future without needing her help. She is available to her clients by phone and email in case they have questions or just need new ideas or suggestions