Simone (www.passion2prosperity.com) is a dynamic speaker, trainer,
author, coach and champion of inventors and entrepreneurs.
As the “Passion To Prosperity Diva”, she has helped
thousands of people over the year’s access the resources
they need to create their own success in a conscious
business as well as a multiple income lifestyle. Maria’s
visionary talents support clients with clarifying “next
steps”, business planning, capital & resource acquisition,
building powerful support teams, monetizing talents, product
development, and customer acquisition through unique
marketing programs. Maria has also been on a spiritual path
for many years and uses transformational principles in
She has been featured on ABC News and Fox TV and interviewed
for publications such as Business Week, Success Magazine,
Inventors Digest, and Life After 50 Magazine. Her book
“Passion 2 Prosperity: Instant Ways To Profit From Your
Skills and Talents” is available at
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Maria has had a successful career in the healthcare
industry, starting out as Pharmacist working in the
Intensive Care Unit one of the largest trauma hospitals in
New York City in 1986, then moving into home healthcare
administration and sales by 1990. She has consulted for some
of the top pharmaceutical firms in the country (Johnson &
Johnson, MD Harris Labs) and has negotiated multi-million
dollar healthcare provider contracts. In 1994 she
co-authored Pharmacy Statutes which were adopted by the
state of Arizona and addressed important patient quality
By 1998 she contemplated making some radical career changes.
“Many people would ignore the ‘inner voice’ and just keep
working away unhappily until they could retire or, more
likely, until some major physical trauma stopped them in
their tracks. I wasn’t going down that path” Maria says.
Her challenge to herself was to leave the healthcare
industry, retire her professional degrees, and completely
re-invent herself using all the talents and skills that
brought her the most joy and applying them to new
She learned how to continually surround herself with the
right people, how to fund any project she was working on,
and how to skillfully leverage and capitalize on her ideas
and talents. In August of 1999, Maria retired from her
industry and stepped into new income streams she had quickly
To date, Maria has started 4 businesses around her concepts,
has raised over $1.5 million for various projects, and has
licensed her ideas for royalties. She has seen her products
on department store shelves, sold companies that she has
created and others she continues to be very active in.
Maria resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband
on the web) is a specialist in technology. With a background
which began in programming during the mid 1970's he
understands the roots of what computers use to function. He
was part of the crew at PIXAR
Animation Studios that created the movie Toy Story in
1995 and worked directly for Steve Jobs for 6 years in the
Michael was also the Western Area Installs
Coordinate/Program Manager for
Sun Microsystems's StarCat & StarKitty projects helping
companies such as Macromedia, Microsoft, Chase Bank, Bank of
America and others install the multimillion dollar computer
servers into their datacenters and ensure maximum uptimes
with minimal headaches.
Michael's talents now are in helping clients with their
Internet based businesses. He put his first web page
together in 1991. Known as 'the techy who speaks English"
Michael is able to translate for anyone those things in
technology that seem difficult to grasp and make them as
easy as 1,2,3. He's easy to work with and finds great joy in
helping others through a pay-it-forward attitude that has
been very rewarding over the years.
Michael loves technology and is a visionary with a plan for
the future. He thinks many years ahead of his time and when
companies are ready to step out of a box and step into their
greatness they call him for a piece of his time which is
getting more and more precious all the time.
Michael started his first technology business in 1988 doing
hard drive and floppy disk data recovery, his second in 1995
(MMACS on the web) doing
technology consulting with companies and individuals, and
with DocMurdock which began in 2003 Michael is looking
forward to a time when he will sit down with his laptop on a
beach and write a book detailing all of his experiences in
this world we know simply as "Technology".
reachable on the web.
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