MARIA MCDONALD, MARKETING
What you didn't know...
Maria loves traveling and doing anything outdoors especially living in eastern North Carolina boating and water skiing. She has the best dog in the world, a golden retriever Georgia and particularly enjoys fishing the flats of the Bahamas for the elusive bonefish.
What you should know...
A Native to North Carolina, Maria attended North Carolina State University and obtained a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing and a minor in Spanish. After completion with her undergraduate degree she followed her passion of design and continued her studies at NC State in the Masters of Textile Design program. Maria entered the workforce in the event planning field where she worked with celebrities, brides, clubs, and companies planning and managing various events.
In 2009, Maria joined the McConnell Golf Team as their Event Sales Manager for their twelve private clubs. After the acquisition of ClubSoft, Maria transitioned to the software side of the business where she could use her knowledge of the private club industry, passion for design, and marketing background to help build and promote the ClubSoft product. While at ClubSoft she has served on the implementation team and then Director of Marketing. In 2015, ClubSoft merged with Clubessential and Maria assumed the role of Director of Marketing. In 2017, Clubessential was acquired by Battery Ventures in Boston, MA and Maria remained with Clubessential until she got the opportunity to join the BlindHash™ team.