Maria Varela Brown
Director, Marketing, Business Development, & Policy
Maria brings more than 20 years of experience to her work at VEIC, leading the marketing, business development, and policy teams. Prior to joining VEIC, Maria worked for Kelliher Samets Volk in Burlington, Vermont, as well as in the magazine publishing industry in New York City (Conde Nast, Time Inc., and Meredith Corporation, among others), managing and producing innovative brand, marketing, advertising, and public relations campaigns. Maria's broad knowledge of energy efficiency practices and technologies supports her expertise as a writer, designer, and strategist. Maria holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University, and a Master of Arts in Media Studies from The New School.