About Maria Dumatol
Maria Dumatol is experienced in various industries at different levels. From an industrial artist in the aerospace industry, to working as an account executive to one of the nation’s largest worker’s compensation medical review companies, but it has been her passion in business development in the staffing and recruiting industry where she has grown a real professional passion for.
Maria also has a passion for the business nonprofit world. Maria’s experience as a community leader widened her network of people for personal and professional gain. Maria always says, “Be passionate, strategic and generous…” Maria has served as a leader for a number of organizations in the Orange County area. She has served as president of the Asian Business Association of Orange County, the Filipino American Chamber of Orange County, the Asian Women Entrepreneurs – Orange County, the Philippine Cultural Center of America, Inc. and is also a co-founder of the Pacific Trade and Culture Alliance. Her interest is now reaching a more “GLocal” community.
Maria was born in the United States, and was raised in the Philippines, due to an offer her father took with a former senator, and whose children ran a group of companies, ranging from real estate, banking resort parks, memorial parks, life plans, furniture, etc. Maria can say that she took after her father because he served as an executive for a number of companies and focused on marketing. He was also a member of a number of international organization such as the Rotary Club, Kiwanis, Lions Clubs, etc.
Maria used to watch her father give numerous speeches as well. “I guess it is just in our blood,” according to Maria. Maria has a BA in Fine Arts, with her Major in Commercial Arts from the Philippine Women’s University. She has had a number of art exhibitions in her college years and was part of a very prolific painting group.
Maria is currently the Southern California Manager of Material and Contract Services, Inc., which specializes in Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, and Contract Management Professionals. They specialize in Direct Hire, Temporary to Contract-to-Hire and Executive and Retained Search. Maria also has five children, who she’s raised on her own, and says, “How boring life would be without all the gifts in life I have. From my family to my career, and all the community service projects I am involved with. Yes, I many a times just can’t say the “No” word.”