Chair of the Board. Maria is the Founder and President of SheLends, a business consulting and loan intermediary business and the CFO of Mark the Potter, the oldest pottery store in Georgia. A successful executive, she has held leadership roles with LiftFund, was the Director of Hispanic Strategies and Loans for Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs and launched the Women’s Business Center at ACE with great success. Maria is a NALCAB Colegio Community Economic Development Fellow and sits on the board of the National Association of Women’s Business Centers.