Maria Colman, Adjunct Professor/Instructor

                       California State University, Los Angeles

Education: MBA, USC Marshall School of Business

                 BA, Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University

Maria Colman is the owner and founder of handmadeMaria. The business plan was part of her MBA at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Maria has over 30 years experience in retail marketing, accounting management, direct sales, and education. In addition to teaching at CSULA, Maria has taught at USC Marshall School of Business, Moorpark College; and Antelope Valley College.  She brings her diverse business background, enthusiasm, and real-world experience to her classes. Her upcycled products and handmade art pieces are sold at brick and mortar stores; in addition, you can find her on Etsy, eBay, and Pinterest.