Maria Villalobos

Program Success Manager & Career Coach

Maria joins Merit as a Program Success Manager & Career Coach after 10 years in the field of Education. She is joining us with a B.A. in Psychology from Florida State University and a M.S. in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. Maria is passionate about social justice and ensuring everyone has access to high-quality educational resources that enable folks to live a fulfilling life. As a program success manager and career coach at Merit, she’s excited to work with learners from all walks of life and help them achieve their career goals! 

Maria also enjoys being outdoors, going for walks with her partner, doing arts and crafts, and spending time with family and friends. She also loves to sing, and her favorite karaoke song is “Como la Flor” by Selena Quintanilla! 

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