Maria was born in the United States, but grew up in Quito, Ecuador. After coming back to NYC, she followed her love for animals by volunteering at NYCACC and small veterinary practices until finding her place with Veterinary Care Group.
She is an honor student at LAGCC who is very passionate and motivated towards her long term goal of becoming a veterinarian. She has a soft spot for cats and a desire to help others. Maria is always looking to improve herself as she enjoys learning. She spends her time off exploring the city and learning about other cultures.