Maria Martin Arena joined Carson Consulting in January of 2023 and currently works as an assessment coordinator. She graduated from Texas A&M University. Maria taught high school for 27 years, primarily teaching AP Government and Politics in Richardson and Plano. After retiring from teaching, she worked as a Private Equity Coordinator at Elm Creek Partners in Dallas. In her role at Carson Consulting, she coordinates assessments, conducts psychometric testing, performs administrative tasks, and enjoys working closely with clients and candidates.