entrepreneur, writer, radio host
Born: Jan. 20, 1964
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
An executive in the fields of publishing, marketing, and business development, Maria Bailey has worked for numerous companies, including Automation USA, AutoNation, Discovery Zone, The Miami Herald, Broward Community College, and McDonald's. Her experience as an executive and the mother of four young children led her to specialize in assisting mothers in balancing their home and work lives. As CEO of BSM Media in Pompano Beach, Florida, she produces a website devoted to executive mothers, BlueSuitMom.com, and serves as the host of Mom Talk Radio, the first talk radio show for working mothers. Another one of her areas of expertise is marketing to mothers, and she is the author of Marketing to Moms: Getting Your Share of the Trillion Dollar Market.