Maria Ross is a consultant, author and speaker who believes cash flow and creativity are not mutually exclusive. As chief brand strategist and creator of Red Slice, she advises start-ups, solopreneurs and small to midsize growth companies on how to craft irresistible brands that engage, inform and delight.
Maria is the author of Branding Basics for Small Business as well as a humorous and heartfelt memoir, Rebooting My Brain. A dynamic speaker, she has delighted conference audiences ranging from the Chamber of Commerce to The New York Times.
Maria has been featured on MSNBC, ABC News, NPR and in Entrepreneur Magazine. She has written for Seattle Business, San Francisco Downtown, Columbus CEO, and online at outlets such as American Express OPEN, Entrepreneur.com, Microsoft Small Business UK, Sharp Skirts, CRAVE and IntoWine.com. She lives with her husband and their quirky Black Lab mix, Eddie in the San Francisco Bay Area.