Finance and Administration Coordinator


Mariana is a nature lover who grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She had much exposure to nature through trips to beaches, hikes in forests, and time spent at her family’s farm, where she learned about agriculture and was surrounded by animals and beautiful scenery. As an au pair in the US, she encouraged the kids she cared for to spend time outside and connect with nature. Mariana believes that being in nature has positive effects on mental health. 

Before moving to the US, Mariana worked as an administrative assistant for S2 Vistos e Turismo. She was responsible for client relations, improving organizational efficiency, and assisting clients with visa applications. Mariana also pursued her Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Trade with a focus on Administration while working at S2 Vistos. 

As the Finance and Administration Coordinator at National Park Trust, Mariana provides vital support to the Director of Finance and Administration and oversees the National Board. Her responsibilities include office operations, board support, meeting logistics, event planning, accounting processes, financial procedures, HR support, and comprehensive administration.