Maria L Bland | CEO & Founder
Wife, Mother, Leader, A mentor to many, and an entrepreneur at her core! 
CEO and cofounder of Ordinary Women Doing Ordinary Things (OWDOT). A nonprofit 501(c)(3) which started with her daughter Cachet in the fall of 2018. A nonprofit that provides scholarships, networking opportunities and clothing drives for women who are in need of support, inspiration, and empowerment.
Owner and operator of NatureMadeTwist, a two strand twist salon where the mission is to bring out the natural beauty within African-American women.
Maria holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, a Masters in Business, with a concentration in Leadership and a Human Resources Graduate Certificate from Central Michigan University.
"It has always been my dream to have ownership and to show my children the importance of being your own Boss! Bold and unafraid!"
Maria also holds a Master Six Sigma Black Belt Certification; driving processes and continuous improvement in everything she touches. She truly believes that “Life really begins when you decide... to be yourself!”