University of Southern California

Maria Colman
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Business Communication

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

MBA, University of Southern Califorina; BA, Loyola Marymount University


Maria Colman is the owner and founder of handmadeMaria®. The original 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 tangible experience to her classes. Her upcycled products and handmade art pieces are sold at brick and mortar and online stores.