Storytelling is an art but Maria Ross has it down to a science.
Maria Ross is a consultant, author, speaker and actress who believes cash flow and creativity are not mutually exclusive. She is the chief brand strategist and creator of Red Slice, a digital elixir of stories and strategies to boost your business, brand and brain. Maria advises solo entrepreneurs, startups and small to midsized businesses on how to translate captivating stories into irresistible brands. And she tells a few of her own captivating stories about business and life along the way.
Maria is the author of Branding Basics for Small Business (now in it's second edition) as well as her humorous and heartfelt memoir, Rebooting My Brain. She writes frequently about branding, marketing, entrepreneurship, healthy living and inspiration for such outlets as The Huffington Post, CRAVE and American Express OPEN Forum. A dynamic speaker, she delights audiences ranging from the Chamber of Commerce to BlogHer to The New York Times. Maria has been featured in numerous media outlets, including MSNBC, ABC News, NPR, Entrepreneur Magazine and Forbes.com. A lover of dogs, football, red wine, travel and trivia games, she lives with her husband, baby boy and precocious Black Lab mix in the San Francisco Bay Area. Spark a convo with Maria on Twitter (@redslice) or Facebook (facebook.com/redslice) or visit her website, www.red-slice.com.