Career Coach. Maria is a graduate of Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s in liberal studies and a Master’s in Education with a specialization in Counseling and Guidance. She spent 12 years in the corporate world before returning to her counseling roots. She is a board certified life coach, board certified patient advocate, certified rehabilitation counselor, certified purpose clarity coach and a former master career counselor. She is passionate about helping others find their purpose so they can live their best life.