Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez graduated cum laude with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations from The City College of New York.  After moving back to Houston, Texas in 2008, she became an entrepreneur, opening a retail business and later creating an organic beauty line consisting of lip colors, balms, and perfumes. 

She has worked for internationally recognizable brands such as in the public relations department for CONVERSE, and with local Houston festivals Day for Night as the media buyer, Free Press Summer Festival as the market vendor manager, and with ongoing Houston Vintage as a co-producer.

Maria enjoys organizing and promoting events, engaging and bringing communities together, and reviving the art of socializing. In her spare time, she works with friends on music-related projects and takes pleasure in books, films, theater productions, traveling, playing drums, DIY projects, and all things vintage.


BA, The City College of New York


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