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Maria Colman
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Management Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MBA, USC Marshall; BA, 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. Before joining USC, Maria taught at California State University, Los Angeles; 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.