Maria A. Berrios, President of MAB Strategies, Inc. a consulting firm in Illinois. President of the Board of Directors for Benton House Over 21 Committee, a nonprofit in Bridgeport, IL which was one of the original settlement houses in Chicago. Vice-President of the MMM Educational Scholarship Fund, an organization that gives scholarships to students in Illinois. Certificate of completion from Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Leadership Program. Certificate of Completion from the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development, conducted by The Council of State Governments Midwestern Office in cooperation with The Robert M. LaFollette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Former Illinois State Representative served in the General Assembly for 12 years. Former chairperson of these organizations: the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus and the Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs.