Why This Disruptor Left Corporate to Follow Her Life-Long Passion for Wellness
Maria Angelova is a disruptor who left corporate to follow her life-long passion for wellness. 25+ years in the fitness industry, 600-hour Romana’s Pilates certification and detail to movement precision distinguish Maria’s teaching style. Maria is an avid promoter of movement as a pillar of health. Driven by her dad’s death from lung cancer, her daughter’s episode with a complex febrile seizure, and Maria’s difficulty with conception, Maria is also a passionate advocate for environmental toxin reduction. Maria founded Rebellious Intl – www.rebellious-intl.com – in August 2016 with the mission to help others create lifestyle habits supporting body, mind and spirit and empowering them to be their best version of self. Prior to founding Rebellious Intl, Maria was a Finance Director and a professional with 17+ years of progressive corporate experience. Born in Bulgaria, Maria moved to the United States in 1992. She graduated summa cum laude from both the University of Georgia (BBA, Finance) and Georgia State University (MBA, Finance). Maria stays busy balancing family and entrepreneurial life. Maria’s favorite job is being a mom. Maria believes in working hard and playing hard and enjoys working out, Latin dancing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Why This Community Leader Finds Value in Building an Innovative Ecosystem
Michael R. Robertson joined Sandy Springs Innovation Center in October 2018 to help build an innovation ecosystem in Sandy Springs. Mr. Robertson brings extensive experience developing workforce development programming across a wide spectrum of opportunities.
Create The Life You Deserve with Clarissa J. Sparks. She is an author, speaker, brand strategist, and the founder of The She Sparks Agency. Clarissa has been featured in the Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, The Albany Herald, seen on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) and heard on The Peoples Station V-103; where she has given tips and tools to her audience to gain clarity, develop a strategy and execute and authentic brands.
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Clarissa combines the power of brand clarity, strategy, and design to support multi-passionate entrepreneurs, emerging and executive leaders to discover their purpose, define their passions, design a clear action plan, and deliver with spark – their unique gifts that can be used to literally change the world.
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