Maria Cetani



Maria Cetani joined the Building Peaceful Families board as CFO in 2016. Before moving to Monterey in 2015, she was also an active member of the Red Power Divas, which is a BPF program that promotes health, fitness, and a balanced lifestyle.  In her professional life, Maria has worked at Marriott International for more than 21 years in various roles from restaurant server, to auditor for the Ritz-Carlton brand, to her current role as Director of Finance at the Monterey Marriott. She serves on the board of the Hospitality Finance and Technology Professionals chapter in Monterey.

In her free time, Maria loves singing, sports, travelling, and eating! She  volunteers with 

Singers Around the Bay, a group that offers entertainment for community special events and rest homes.  She holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and has visited 36 of the 50 states.

Maria earned her BS in Mathematics from Santa Clara University and an MBA from Cal State Fullerton She holds a Certified Fraud Examiner certification.


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