Mari is from Maracaibo, Venezuela and moved to Orlando, FL in 2001. She received her Master’s in Business Administration from Rollins College following a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Digital Media from Full Sail University. Mari began her career in higher education in Wellness and Health Promotions serving as a Marketing and Programs Coordinator. She now serves as Assistant Director for the Recreation and Wellness Center at UCF’s Downtown Campus. Mari’s favorite pastimes include lifting, circuit training, hiking with her dog Indy, traveling and cooking.