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Maria Finlinson

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Maria Finlinson was born in Latin America where she concluded her studies and found herself pulled into the finance industry. She has spent the last 18 years growing and expanding her expertise in all aspects of finance, accounting, and taxes. Maria is published in Who’s Who of America and Who’s Who of Professional Women. She was presented with the Global Finance Leader Award by the Global Conference on Insurance & Finance in 2020., and she received the Outstanding Leadership Award at the Money 2.0 convention in 2022. Maria has served as a panelist for various finance conferences. Married to her husband, David Finlinson, for many happy years, she is the proud mother of two daughters. Maria spends her free time cooking for her family, watching TV, and relaxing with her husband, daughters, and two dogs.

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