Meet Board Member Maria Montoya
Maria Isabel Montoya is a seasoned professional with over three decades of experience in marketing and advertising. As the CEO of Miaddvantage, she has successfully founded and led two marketing, advertising, and public relations companies. Maria is widely recognized for her expertise in public relations management and her ability to craft innovative, 360° marketing strategies. Her leadership skills and team management have played a pivotal role in the growth of various organizations in global markets. She has a remarkable track record of working with prestigious institutions such as the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, Inter-American Development Bank, Unilever Andina, Disney, and the University of North Florida.
Currently, Maria holds influential roles within the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the University of North Florida's International Business program. Her dedication to cultural initiatives, film festivals, and fostering connections in the Hispanic media industry underscores her commitment to the growth of the Hispanic community. Her contributions have earned her notable accolades, including a 'Woman of the Year' nomination at the Hispanic Talent Business Excellence Award and the Rising Star 2022 recognition. Maria's career is a testament to her exceptional expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence in the world of marketing and advertising.