Maria Abad is a skilled communications executive practiced in tactical execution and strategic planning. She specializes in brand messaging, media relations and social media strategy for regional and national campaigns.
In her experience as a senior associate at Qorvis Communications, she manages corporate and consumer clients. Abad offers strategic counsel, event development and management, and media relations support while managing the internal creative team. She possesses strong industry knowledge of the entertainment, tourism, nonprofit and diplomacy fields. She has also led Spanish and German media outreach for multiple clients.
Abad has provided strategic communication platforms for sovereign clients during United Nations General Assembly (New York, NY 2010-2011), African Union Summit (Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 2011), G20 Economic Summit (Cannes, France, 2011) and Africa Cup of Nations (Equatorial Guinea, 2012).
Abad earned her master of business administration, with a major in marketing, and bachelor of business administration, with a major in international business, from Florida Atlantic University.