Maria Ross

Storyteller, brand strategist, author, speaker. Talking about the good stuff - business, entrepreneurship, inspiration, health, motherhood, connection + wine

Maria Ross is a storyteller, brand strategist, speaker and author who believes cash flow and creativity are not mutually exclusive. She is the creator of Red Slice, a brand consultancy for startups and small businesses and author of Branding Basics for Small Business: How to Create an Irresistible Brand on Any Budget, (2nd Edition) and the delicious new eBook series, The Juicy Guides for Entrepreneurs, as well as her powerful personal memoir, Rebooting My Brain. Maria writes about small business, entrepreneurship, branding, inspiration, motivation, and even motherhood, wine and pop culture. She is a sought-after keynote speaker on both business and inspirational topics and her wit and wisdom has been featured in numerous media outlets, including MSNBC, ABC News,, MarketingProfs, The Huffington Post,, NPR and Entrepreneur Magazine. She lives with her husband, toddler son and feisty Black Lab mix in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about telling your irresistible story at