Financial Coordinator

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Maria E Fernandez (Maru) is the Financial Coordinator for the WCEC. She holds a B.S. in Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Maru’s professional career began with the transformation and expansion of her family’s children shoe store chain in Puerto Rico. She specialized in product design and in building successful business relationships with manufacturers from Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Prior to working at the WCEC, Maru was the Admissions and Recruiting Coordinator of the International English and Professional Programs at UC Davis Extension. At WCEC, Maru is responsible for highly technical financial support for the Center including budgetary planning and extramural fund analysis.