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Maria Ross takes a ‘slice’ out of branding industry

Maria Ross had always been a self-proclaimed “corporate gal.” As a marketing director for a Silicon Valley software company, she’d also had a history working with Fortune 1000 companies at the executive level, until a mass layoff forced her to re-evaluate her career path. Now an author, speaker and founder of Red Slice LLC, Ross has taken what was just a blog in 2008 and turned it into a thriving consulting and brand strategy business in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Maria Ross had always been a self-proclaimed “corporate gal.” As a marketing director for a Silicon Valley software company, she’d also had a history working with Fortune 1000 companies at the executive level, until a mass layoff forced her to re-evaluate her career path.

Now an author, speaker and founder of Red Slice LLC, Ross has taken what was just a blog in 2008 and turned it into a thriving consulting and brand strategy business in the San Francisco Bay Area.

To access this post, you must purchase Lioness Monthly or Annual Membership.

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Katelyn Gendron

Katelyn Gendron is a native of New York, who is currently living and working as a newspaper editor in Western Massachusetts. She took the helm as Editor in Chief at Lioness in 2013, structuring a strong editorial calendar and securing well-known entrepreneur interviews. A SUNY grad, Katelyn is a world traveler who has documented her journeys for various publications spanning five of the seven continents (she plans to visit the remaining two during her lifetime), her motto: “Life’s a ball. Let’s play!”