Maria Alonso joined Golden Sands in 2007 as its Administrative Director. She is responsible for all general office administration, supervision of administrative staff and project coordination including budget management, Risk Management and General Insurance Audits.
Maria manages all insurance and licensing issues for Golden Sands, is the point person with state regulatory agencies and oversees the work of the company's CPA firm.
Prior to joining Golden Sands, Maria was the Risk Manager/Insurance Administrator for Aon Risk Services, Inc. for 8 years. Her work was integral to Miami-Dade County Aviation's $4.5 billion, North Terminal expansion project.
Maria Alonso also held executive positions with The Allen Morris Company, and Politechnical Institute of Florida.
Maria, who holds degrees in Business Administration from Miami-Dade College, and Elementary Education from St. Thomas University and also has a State of Florida G/L Property and Casualty (220) License, is OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 certified and is a Notary Public. Her volunteer work, in addition to that of Golden Sands, has been for the Broward County Public Schools and the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation.