Maria Elisa Geraldo


Advisory Board Member

Maria was born in the beautiful city of Santiago Dominican Republic and immigrated to the U.S.A. She is a versatile skilled administrator and is currently the Director and COO for a Landscaping company in New Jersey. Maria also worked as Office Manager for Dr. Raphael Vazquez, MD Ophthalmologist located in Washington Heights where she quickly became familiar with the needs of the Dominican Community. Maria attended law school at a top university in Santiago Dominican Republic, Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra where she obtained a Bachelor degree in civil law. After graduation she began to practice law while employed as an attorney by the “Centro Juridico” in Santiago where she developed her career by litigating on behalf of her clients. She quickly became partner in a Family established Law Firm, Batista, Belliard & Asociados, D.R. One of Maria’s most memorable life experiences was her work as the Director of the Missionette’s program at the Englewood Assembly of God church located in Englewood, NJ. She finds that her time with these young women, gave her the opportunity to make a difference in their lives and in the process recognize her true calling, serving others while enriching and mentoring them.