For the past 12 years, Maria worked as a Project Manager for leading NW general contractors Walsh Construction Co. and Exxel Pacific, Inc. She has successfully executed more than 500 units of affordable housing. She has been involved with the estimating and pre-planning for projects ranging from $12M to $55M. Her experience ranges from new construction to occupied renovations and tenant improvement spaces.
As a Construction Manager with Lotus, Maria oversees construction administration for project Owners, managing contracting with Architects, Consultants, and General Contractors. She reviews and provides feedback on cost estimates, change orders, RFIs, submittals, third party consultant reports, specifications, ESDS documentation, contingency use, and billings.
Maria holds a Master of Science in Construction Management from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University. She has certifications in OSHA 30, CPR, AED, Adult First Aid, and is LEED accredited.